MABB grants frequency to KCRW Berlin

We are pleased to announce that the Medienanstalt Berlin-Brandenburg has granted the license to the frequency 104,1 FM to KCRW Berlin.

KCRW Berlin is a locally operated English-language community radio station affiliated with KCRW, U.S. public radio’s flagship station for Southern California. KCRW Berlin represents cutting edge U.S. public radio with an eclectic mix of independent music, news, talk and arts programming. Broadcasts will include locally produced content reflecting the spirit of Berlin, NPR news shows, as well as shows
produced by KCRW and other public radio entities in the United States. Community events will also feature strongly in KCRW Berlin’s activities, from annual holiday events to town halls and panel discussions.

As KCRW’s first international partner, KCRW Berlin provides a unique platform for cultural exchange and leveraging the 50-year Sister City relationship between Berlin and Los Angeles. Upcoming programming will include:

  • Visiting hosts and shows between Berlin and the United States
  • Daily local headlines
  • Weekly current affairs show on topics of local interest.
  • Monthly show on German and European public policy
  • Berlin culture show
  • Music show featuring Berlin techno sounds
  • Guests segments featuring Berlin-based DJs on KCRW’s dance and electronic music
    show, ‘Metropolis’


“KCRW is thrilled to be expanding its voice within the international community,” said
Jennifer Ferro, President, KCRW Los Angeles. “Berlin is one of the most exciting cities in
the world. It shares the spirit that we find in Los Angeles – an international destination
driven by arts, culture, music, food, politics and policy.”

To find out more about our upcoming events and programs listen to us, beginning
October 16, 2017 on 104.1 FM. Be sure to tune in!