There are a surprising amount of podcasts and radio shows that are created right here in Olympia. Need something to listen to? Give these a try.
A podcast which interviews unique and intereting locals.
OlyPopRocks also hosts the StoryOly podcast. This is the recordings from the open mic event that takes place monthly at Rhythm & Rye.
Coffee With Ken
Ken Balsley interviews a new person each week.
A parenting podcast made locally, appreicated globally.
Thurston County Scanner
Other Pacific Northwest Favorites
These are either set in or produced in the Pacific Northwest but not Olympia.
TANIS - Everett, WA
How to be a Girl - Seattle, WA
The Sprocket Podcast - Portland, OR
Why Isn’t Anyone Talking About This? - Portland, OR
KEXP Music that Matters - Seattle Center, WA
PNWCast - Southwest WA
KAOS 89.3 is a non-commercial community and college radio station broadcasting from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA. KAOS radio is listener-supported, and depends on the contributions of donors and volunteers.
KOWA 106.5 is Olympia’s community powered radio station.
KBRD 680AM goes way back and plays songs older than oldies music.
KPLI is licensed and broadcast in Olympia. It is rebroadcasting KNKX which is NPR / Plublic Radio / Jazz.
KGY 95.3 / KAYO 96.9
These stations have a studio right in Port of Olympia.
KAYO 96.9 - Country Music
Studios are in Olympia, WA.
Studio is in downtown Olympia.
1030AM KMAS - Talk Radio from Shelton
KOMO Newsradio 97.7
Not located in Olympia. News radio for Seattle/Tacoma/Olympia. KOMO 97.7
Other Radio Stations
Here’s a list of even more radio stations that broadcast in Olympia.