Special Thanks

AARP Prime Time Radio is the distributor for Zydeco Nation. Fiscal sponsorship is provided by Deep Springs College and the International Documentary Association. This project was made possible with support from Cal Humanities, an independent non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. For more information, visit www.calhum.org.

Deep Springs College

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AARP Prime Time Radio was the original distributor for Zydeco Nation. They have a one-hour slot on more than 160 broadcast outlets throughout the United States. Zydeco Nation was broadcast through the Prime Time Radio network between Jan. 31 and Feb. 14, 2012. It has also aired on dozens of stations outside AARP’s network.

Look for updates about additional broadcasts on our blog and our Facebook page.

Do you know a radio station that should be broadcasting Zydeco Nation? Please let them know. Stations may sample the program above, then download it free by writing zydeco@zydeconation.org. Stations that belong to Public Radio Exchange (PRX) can also sample and download it at http://www.prx.org/pieces/72838. PRX has recommended Zydeco Nation in its curated list of hour-long Black History Month specials.

Markets that have independently broadcast Zydeco Nation include:

  • Atlanta GA (WABE and WRFG)
  • Ann Arbor MI (WCBN)
  • Austin TX (KUT)
  • Boston, Worcester, and Cape Cod MA (WUMB and WOMR)
  • Chicago IL and vicinity (WBEZ and WDCB)
  • Cincinnati OH (WVXU)
  • Cottage Grove OR (KSOW)
  • Connecticut much of state plus Eastern Long Island (WNPR)
  • Cupertino CA (KKUP)
  • Durham NC (WNCU)
  • Huntsville AL (WJAB)
  • Idaho southern part of state (Boise State Public Radio); Sandpoint (KRFY)
  • Lafayette LA (KRVS)
  • Marin County CA (KWMR)
  • Mendocino County CA (KZYX)
  • Michigan central and northern (WCMU)
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul MN (KFAI)
  • Monterey Bay CA (KAZY)
  • Morehead KY (WMKY)
  • Nashville TN (WFSK)
  • New Hampshire entire state (NHPR)
  • New Orleans LA (WWNO and WWOZ)
  • North Dakota entire state (Prairie Public Radio)
  • Oklahoma much of state (KGOU)
  • Oregon western part of state plus northern California (Jefferson Public Radio)
  • Rio Grande Valley TX (KMBH and KHID)
  • Salt Spring Island BC (CFSI)
  • San Bernardino CA (KVCR)
  • San Francisco CA (KALW)
  • San Mateo CA (KCSM)
  • Shreveport LA and surrounding parts of LA, AR, and TX (Red River Radio)
  • Sonoma County CA (KRCB)
  • Springfield IL (WUIS)
  • Sullivan County NY (WJFF)
  • Syracuse NY (WAER)
  • Tucson AZ (KXCI)
  • Viroquia WI (WDRT)