You Are Here

Discover Stories from Boston and Beyond - From Student Journalists at Emerson College

Sunday mornings from 7-8 AM

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You Are Here is WERS’ weekly award-winning public affairs program.

Through innovative journalism and creative storytelling, You Are Here covers stories of global importance, but with relevance to you. We report on a wide range of topics including, but not limited to, politics, technology, health, sports, and the arts.

You Are Here’s mission is to provide its listeners with fresh angles and perspectives on relevant and important topics in the news using fair and truthful journalism. Our team takes ethics very seriously, as we recognize our responsibility as journalists to provide our listeners with accurate information.

We use professional radio programs and equipment in order to produce the best quality stories for the public to enjoy. We value our listeners and would greatly appreciate any feedback or story requests.

Please feel free to email newscoordinator@wers.org with questions, comments, or concerns. We would love to hear from you!

Click here to listen to our past episodes.

Discover WERS :: 06.15.17

Weekly News: A Look Back ​at ​​the Life of JFK for his Would-​B​​​e 100th Birthday

​This episode of You Are Here​ explores the life, legacy, and family of America’s 35th president. Host Morgan Sung has a conversation with a local... Read More
Discover WERS :: 11.16.17

Weekly News: Kids in Cuffs

On this episode of You Are Here, we talk to a local group of women obsessed with true crime and dig into the surprisingly common... Read More
Discover WERS :: 08.03.17

Weekly News: The Transgender Military Ban

This episode of You Are Here looks into Trump’s controversial declaration that transgender individuals can no longer serve in the military.
Discover WERS :: 06.26.16

Weekly News: Mass LGBT Advocates Continuing Push for Equality in Wake of Orlando

This episode of You Are Here discusses LGBT acceptance following the Orlando nightclub shooting and what spurred the potential strike at Brigham and Women’s hospital.... Read More
Discover WERS :: 10.23.16

Weekly News: Long-Term Effects of the Massachusetts Drought

This episode of You Are Here discusses the long-term effects of the Massachusetts drought, the 71st annual Al Smith Dinner, early voting in Massachusetts, and... Read More
Discover WERS :: 05.03.17

Weekly News: A New Approach to Addressing Intergenerational Poverty

This episode of You Are Here is our monthlong special focusing on the theme “Going Against the Grain.” It discusses a fresh approach to early... Read More
Discover WERS :: 06.16.16

Weekly News: Music May Play a Key Role in Aiding Alzheimer’s Patients

This episode of You Are Here explores how music could play an essential role in aiding Alzheimer’s patients and how an anonymous reporting service could... Read More
Discover WERS :: 04.10.16

Weekly News: Boston Walk Aims to Raise Awareness About Realities of Genocide

This episode of You Are Here discusses Boston’s Walk Against Genocide, what goes on during a Wikipedia edit-a-thon, and State Police adding tasers to their... Read More
Discover WERS :: 12.11.16

Weekly News: Behind the Scenes Secrets of Boston Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker

This episode of You Are Here provides an inside look into Boston Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker,’ explores how Boston’s homeless community stays warm during the winter,... Read More

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