Boston, MA (June 12, 2023) – Stories from the Stage, GBH WORLD’s television and podcast series that features ordinary people sharing extraordinary experiences, is now airing on GBH 89.7, Sundays at 7pm ET. Listeners will hear stories of love and loss, amazing adventures, unexpected triumphs, fighting for a cause, coming to America and growing up in diverse communities. Each hour-long episode includes six unique stories, plus intimate conversations with multicultural storytellers about their sources of inspiration and the art of storytelling. Hosted by series co-executive producers Liz Cheng and Patricia Alvarado Núñez, Stories from the Stage is recorded at GBH Studios in Brighton and produced by GBH WORLD.

“Storytelling has the power to open listeners to new viewpoints, communities and experiences. We’ve seen the impact of sharing these incredibly touching personal stories through the Stories from the Stage live events, television broadcast, stream and podcast,” said Liz Cheng, GBH and WORLD General Manager for Television and Co-Executive Producer of Stories from the Stage. “We’re excited to bring Stories from the Stage to new audiences through the radio broadcast.”

Each hour-long episode Stories from the Stage on GBH 89.7 includes two half-hour sets of stories centered around a theme, such as Defining Moments, Changemakers, Surviving Childhood and Growing Up Black. Stories from the Stage can be found on GBH 89.7 FM, GBH WORLD, GBH 2,, Facebook, YouTube, PBS app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher and Pocket Casts.

“GBH strives to bring fresh and diverse perspectives to our radio audience, and Stories from the Stage is a perfect match for that mission. From finding community, to coping with grief to finding joy in the most unlikely places, we know that these stories will stay with listeners long after broadcast,” said Pam Johnston, GBH’s General Manager for News. “We thank each and every storyteller for contributing their voice to this program.”

About GBH

GBH is the leading multiplatform creator for public media in America. As the largest producer of content for PBS and partner to NPR and PRX, GBH delivers compelling experiences, stories and information to audiences wherever they are. GBH produces digital and broadcast programming that engages, illuminates and inspires, through drama and science, history, arts, culture and journalism. GBH is the creator of such signature programs as MASTERPIECE, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, FRONTLINE, NOVA, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and Arthur and Molly of Denali and a catalog of streaming series, podcasts and on-demand video. GBH’s television channels include GBH 2, GBH 44, GBH Kids and national services GBH WORLD and Create. With studios and a newsroom headquartered in Boston, GBH reaches across New England with GBH 89.7, Boston’s Local NPR; CRB Classical 99.5; CAI, the Cape and Islands NPR station and as a partner to NEPM in Springfield. Dedicated to making media accessible to and representative of our diverse culture, GBH is a pioneer in delivering media to audience members who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind and visually impaired. With PBS LearningMedia, GBH creates curriculum-based digital content for educators nationwide. GBH’s local programming includes Boston Public Radio, Greater Boston, Stories from the Stage, Open Studio with Jared Bowen, Basic Black and High School Quiz Show. GBH has been recognized with hundreds of the nation’s premier broadcast, digital and journalism awards. Find more information at


WORLD shares the best of public media in news, documentaries and programming. WORLD’s original series examine the issues and amplify the voices of those often ignored by mainstream media. The multiplatform channel helps audiences understand conflicts, movements and cultures from around the globe. Its original work has won a Peabody Award, an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award, an International Documentary Association Award, a National News and Documentary Emmy Award, two Webby Awards and many others honoring diversity of content and makers. WORLD is carried by 194 member stations in markets representing 77% of US TV households. Funding for WORLD is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and Wyncote Foundation. WORLD is produced by GBH in partnership with WNET and is distributed by American Public Television (APT). Find out more at