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WAMU 88.5 Young Informed Professionals

Our Mission

WAMU 88.5 Young Informed Professionals connects and engages young professional public radio listeners with events that extend WAMU's programming beyond the broadcast.

Our Vision

To provide area young professionals with an environment to meet like-minded individuals through a series of social, cultural and educational events.

WAMU 88.5 Young Informed Professionals enjoy the following:

  • Invitations and free or discounted admission to all WAMU 88.5 Young Informed Professional events
  • WAMU YIP stylized membership pin
  • Exclusive invitation to WAMU 88.5 events (theatrical performances, community events and more)
  • Advance notices of events and special offers
  • Networking with leaders of WAMU 88.5
  • Networking with other young professionals in Metro D.C.

For more information on WAMU Young Informed Professionals, follow us @WAMU_YIP or email us yip@wamu.org.

Upcoming Events
  • August 20th, 2015: 2nd Annual Slightly Unprofessional Comedy Show
  • Fall 2015: Garrett Peck - Walt Whitman in Washington, D.C.


WAMU 88.5

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 9, 2015

Cuban dance, Spanish opera and Sephardic Jewish music provide Spanish-influenced entertainment this weekend in D.C.


Chef Paul Prudhomme Will Live On Through His Restaurants, Spices And Books

Chef Paul Prudhomme has died at the age of 75. He revolutionized Cajun and Creole cuisine and popularized it throughout the world, creating a craze for "blackened" everything.
WAMU 88.5

The Politics Hour - October 9, 2015

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.


Beyond The 'Like' Button: Facebook Comes To Our Emotional Rescue

Facebook reveals new emojis it's testing to expand the iconic "Like" button. All Tech Considered welcomes a new host, who tries to explain her vision for the blog using Facebook's seven "Reactions."