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WCBU, Peoria Public Radio, is part of the NPR Network licensed to Bradley University and operated by Illinois State University and WGLT in Normal. WCBU serves Greater Peoria from its newsroom on the Bradley campus providing local news and the highest quality national and international news via the NPR Network. Award-winning local news is featured during Morning Edition and All Things Considered, on WGLT.org and social media, in our Fanfare newsletter, and in the weekday morning podcast On Deck. Independent nonprofit journalism is WCBU’s public service duty with on-air and digital content freely available to all who want it at 89.9 FM, WCBU.org, the NPR app, Facebook, Instagram, and Threads.

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WCBU's primary business phone number is 309-438-2255.
WCBU's listener/studio phone number is 309-438-8939.


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Mailing Address

1501 W. Bradley Ave.
Peoria, IL 61625
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Campus Box 8910
Illinois State University
Normal, IL 61790-8910

Physical Location

WCBU is located on the fourth floor of Morgan Hall on the Bradley University campus. 


There are a limited number of guest parking spots on Haussler Lane. Additional guest parking is available on campus at Duryea and St. James. Please call for more information. See a map of the Bradley University campus.

Mailing Contributions

Please make checks payable to Illinois State University Foundation, and write “WCBU” on the memo line.  Funds will be deposited into the Friends of WCBU account and used for immediate operating expenses.

Mail checks to:
Illinois State University Foundation
Campus Box 8000
Normal, IL 61790