About WABE

WABE connects Atlanta to Atlantans. 

As the NPR and PBS affiliate for the Metro Atlanta Area, we provide our community with the national content it loves as well as award-winning journalism, radio shows, podcasts and television programs.  

WABE is 100% independent, 100% nonprofit and 100% committed to amplifying diverse voices in Atlanta.   

Our mission is to inform, inspire, reflect and empower.   

Vision Statement: To be the most trusted, independent source of news and local storytelling, furthering community and civic participation 


WABE operates public media stations 90.1 FM WABE and WABE TV, Atlanta’s original, independent, non-profit sources for news and local stories. Our stations deliver fact-based journalism and inclusive, engaging, cultural content that inform and connect the millions who call the Greater Atlanta area home. WABE’s programs, podcasts, and events make Atlanta’s stories and storytellers accessible and relevant across a variety of platforms for our diverse audience of listeners, viewers, visitors and members.