WPSE Radio

WPSE Radio

The Station

WPSE, also known as WP$E, is a commercial radio station located at Penn State Behrend in Erie, PA. It operates on the frequencies AM 1450 and FM 107.1.

WPSE AM 1450/FM 107.1 is a commercially licensed radio station serving Erie County, Pennsylvania. The station is owned by the Penn State Board of Trustees, and it is operated by Penn State Behrend, under the direction of professional broadcast staff. In addition to providing a round-the-clock, one-stop source for global and financial news, WPSE also airs ongoing commentaries by regional business leaders, WJET-TV Action News simulcasts, and NFL, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Penn State sports broadcasts from Dial Global and the Penn State Sports Network.


CEO-level response to WPSE interview segments identifies our core listeners as business owners, executives, community leaders, and investors. They seek information about the day's breaking business news, financial information and advice, and they support Erie's economy and entrepreneurial spirit. WPSE's audience covers a broad span of adults above the age of 25 and they listen to WPSE for longer periods of time as we are the market's only Money/Business News/Talk Radio Station!

Program Schedule: Broadcasting 24 Hours, 7 Days a Week

Weekdays consist of Westwood One News Powered by CNN, FOX News Radio, Business Talk Radio, financial call-in shows, and Bloomberg and financial programs. WPSE’s program lineup boasts some of the best Business Talk Radio programming in the nation. Bloomberg Radio starts our broadcast day with the best, most comprehensive business news of the day weekdays 6:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Then, WPSE’s powerhouse business talk radio lineup continues with two of the most respected business radio hosts in the country, Ray Lucia (weekdays 1:00-3:00 p.m.) and Clark Howard (weekdays 3:00-6:00 p.m.).

The weekend schedule offers a wealth of programs, ranging from business and financial programs (including Ric Edelman, Saturdays 5:00-7:00 a.m. and 1:00-3:00 p.m., and Sundays 2:00-4:00 p.m.), as well as Westwood One News Powered by CNN, FOX News Radio, and frequent business and financial updates. Evening and weekend sports feature Westwood One broadcasts of the NFL, Pittsburgh Penguins Hockey, and Penn State Nittany Lions football and basketball.

Tune in to WPSE AM 1450/FM 107.1, for these and other programs and features:

  • Westwood One News Powered by CNN
  • FOX News Radio
  • Bloomberg Business News (weekdays 6:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.)
  • Ray Lucia (weekdays 1:00-3:00 p.m.)
  • Clark Howard (weekdays 3:00-6:00 p.m.)
  • JET 24 Action News (weekdays 5:00-6:30 a.m., Midday News at noon, and Late News at 11:00 p.m.)
  • Penn State Football and Basketball
  • NFL Football including the playoffs and Super Bowl
  • Pittsburgh Penguins Hockey

Partners for Business™ Interview Series

The WPSE Partners for Business™ interview series is an ongoing schedule of comments by northwestern Pennsylvania CEOs and entrepreneurs aired throughout the day. It includes news, information, and profiles of companies, industries, and professions directed to WPSE's business and financial audience. WPSE provides a forum for company histories, business activities, successes, and challenges to promote an ongoing community, business, and economic development dialogue. For more information, contact Joe Martin, WPSE General Manager, at 814-898-6495.


Bill Gonda
Senior Director, Strategic Communications/WPSE Station Director

Joe Martin
General Manager

Val Engelleiter
Programming Specialist

Kim Lynch
Associate Producer

Rose Chludzinski
Administrative Assistant


WP$E is located in Otto Behrend Annex I at Penn State Behrend.


Equal Opportunity Employment Information

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