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 and the market's only money-business news-talk radio format station. It is owned by the Penn State Board of Trustees and operated by Penn State Behrend under the direction of a professional broadcast staff. In addition to being a round-the-clock, one-stop source for global and financial news, WPSE also airs commentaries by regional business leaders; Bloomberg Business Radio; the nation’s best syndicated business talk-radio hosts, including Ray Lucia (weekdays 1:00-3:00 p.m.) and Clark Howard (weekdays 3:00-6:00 p.m.); NFL football; Pittsburgh Penguins hockey; and Penn State football and basketball through the Penn State Sports Network.


Our core listeners are business owners, executives, community leaders, and investors seeking information about the day's breaking business news, financial information, and advice. WPSE's audience covers a broad span of adults above the age of 25 who support Erie's economy and its entrepreneurial spirit. 

Program Schedule: Broadcasting 24 Hours, 7 Days a Week

Weekday programming consists of Westwood One News Powered by CNN, FOX News Radio, Bloomberg Business Radio, business talk radio, and financial call-in shows. WPSE’s program lineup boasts some of the best business talk radio programming in the nation. Bloomberg Business Radio starts our broadcast day with the most comprehensive business news (weekdays 5:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.). 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.). Then, Bloomberg Best features the best stories of the day from Bloomberg Radio, Bloomberg Television, and over 150 Bloomberg News bureaus around the world (weekdays 6:00-7:00 p.m.).

The weekend schedule offers a wealth of programs, ranging from business and financial programs (including Saturdays 1:00-3:00 p.m., and Sundays 5:00-7:00 a.m and 2:00-4:00 p.m.), as well as Westwood One News Powered by CNN, FOX News Radio, and great business talk radio. 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 5:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., and 6:00-7:00 p.m.)
  • Ray Lucia (weekdays 1:00-3:00 p.m.)
  • Clark Howard (weekdays 3:00-6:00 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 dialogue with northwestern Pennsylvania CEOs and entrepreneurs that airs  throughout the day. It includes news, information, and profiles of companies, industries, and professions of interest to WPSE's business- and financially-savvy listeners. WPSE provides a forum for companies to share their histories, business activities, successes, and challenges with other business and economic development professionals and with the greater Erie community. 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


WPSE is located in Otto Behrend Annex I on the campus of Penn State Behrend.


Equal Opportunity Employment Information

Read our most current EEO report. (This document is provided by the FCC in PDF format; it is available in alternative media upon request.)