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WR Podcasts

CKMS logo with wavies out the sidesWR Podcasts is CKMS-FM Radio Waterloo’s showcase of some of the podcasts produced in Waterloo Region. Each week we air one or two episodes from local producers to give you a taste of what’s available in Waterloo Region.

WR Podcasts is on hiatus starting January 2024, and not on the CKMS-FM schedule.

Podcasts in the rotation:

  • On Wisdom (white silhouettes of two owls on a black background, with diagonal lines) On Wisdom features a social-cognitive scientist in Toronto and an educator in London discussing the latest empirical science regarding the nature of wisdom.
  • Wide World of Motorsports | @THEWWOMS (an automobile wheel with letters and social media logos on the tire)Wide World of Motorsports has been covering local racing for over 5 years! Their aim is to focus on Canadian Motorsports, and hope to reach regular fans from these tracks by covering events at Local Race Tracks.
  • Old Grey Mayors (park bench on a leafy sidewalk)Old Grey Mayors host Rob Deutschmann sits down with community leaders, civic leaders, and others from across Waterloo Region to learn more about their experiences and how those lessons can apply to today’s issues.
  • Welcome to 100 | Bonn Park (Sara Geidlinger and Marshall Ward standing in front of a colourfully painted brick wall, text above styled to look like a street name sign)Bonn Park Podcast where hosts Marshall Ward and Sara Geidlinger chat in-depth with fascinating people living, working, and creating in Waterloo Region.
  • Watershed Writers | Listening Local. Talking Global. (white silhouette of a quill pen writing in a partially opened book above the text, all on a sepia background of a lake with ducks) Watershed Writers with Tanis MacDonald features interviews within an exciting mix of local fiction writers, novelists, poets, authors, playwrights and essayists.
  • Handpicked (letter I replaced by a carrot about to be picked) Handpicked: Stories from the Field explores how sustainable food system research can change how we produce, get, eat and understand our food. Handpicked is hosted by Amanda Di Battista and Laine Young, and produced by Charlie Spring.

Waterloo Region Podcast Producers! Do you want your podcast included in WR Podcasts? Drop us a line at with your podcast pitch!