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PBS And NPR Inauguration Day Coverage


On Wednesday, January 20, President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris will be sworn into office in an inauguration ceremony at the West Front of the Capitol in Washington DC. NPR and PBS will provide live, special coverage of the 2021 Presidential Inauguration. Here’s how you can tune in:


Radio coverage

WFIU will carry NPR’s special coverage on its main channel from 11am-2pm on Wednesday. Classical music programming will air on WFIU2 during that time. WFIU2 is available at 101.9 FM in Bloomington, 100.1 FM in Seymour, and streaming online.


TV coverage

PBS NewsHours special coverage will air on WTIU-HD (channel 30.1) and WTIU-World (channel 30.2) beginning at 10:30am Wednesday.


Digital/Social Media coverage

The live stream of NPR’s special coverage will be available on our website. PBS NewsHour coverage will be available through WTIU Live TV. The live streams will also be shared on WFIU and WTIU’s social media. Follow WFIU on Facebook or WTIU on Facebook for the latest inauguration coverage.


Related programs on WTIU

FRONTLINE – President Biden
Tuesday at 10pm

FRONTLINE tells the story of how crisis and tragedy prepared Joe Biden to become America’s next president. Those who know him best describe the searing moments that shaped President-elect Biden and what those challenges reveal about how he will govern.


Celebrating America: PBS NewsHour Presents
Wednesday at 8pm

PBS NewsHour will offer live, anchored coverage of the Presidential Inaugural Committee’s “Celebrating America” program that will culminate the inauguration events. The primetime special will include live remarks from Biden and Harris and performances from a variety of guests.