On Being


On Being takes up the big questions of meaning with scientists and theologians, artists and teachers - some you know and others you'll love to meet. Each week a new discovery about the immensity of our lives.

Find out about On Being's audience and reach in our Fact Sheet.


Krista Tippett



number of programs/frequency

Ongoing, weekly

Program feed schedule

On Being is available via the ContentDepot. To get the program, stations must subscribe to On Being in the ContentDepot. Episodes are made available at the following time:

ContentDepot File Transfer: Thursday 09:00 ET

promo access

All promos are available in the ContentDepot for scheduled file delivery. You may also manually download promos at your convenience from ContentDepot.

program web site


listener inquiries

800.228.7123 or 651.290.1212, mail@onbeing.org

broadcast rights

On Being is available to American Public media stations. Stations must carry all programs in the series, as fed or delayed. Stations may air each program twice within two weeks of the feed. The producer reserves the right to offer the series to non-partner stations in select markets, upon first refusal by the American Public Media partner station, or in markets where a partner station does not exist. Each program must be carried in its entirety. No excerpting is permitted. Simulcast streaming rights are available for this series. See terms and conditions described in the American Public Media Service Agreement. Prior to carrying this series, stations must confirm carriage with American Public Media.

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On Being's Civil Conversations Project Series
How do we speak the questions we don't know how to ask each other? The programs feature conversations with john a. powell, Sr. Simone Campbell, Jonathan Haidt, John Paul Lederach, and David Gushee and Frances Kissling that draw out fresh ways to disarm dead-end debates on racial and economic isolation, partisanship, and abortion.