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River to River, hosted by Ben Kieffer
River to River
Weekdays at noon on IPR News and News/Studio One and again at 10 p.m. on IPR News

River to River is a conversation about the news — from an Iowa perspective. Together, we dig into the story behind the headlines, talking with newsmakers and a diverse range of experts to find out how the news affects you.

Ben Kieffer hosts this national award-winning program, which takes on challenging topics, explores issues from all sides, frames community problems, and fosters conversation and understanding. On Mondays during the legislative session, join in conversations with lawmakers and those impacted by action at the statehouse. Wednesdays, political analysts from around the state help you dissect the week in politics. And Fridays, we buzz through the week’s biggest news stories during Newsbuzz.

River to River is produced by Caitlin Troutman, Danielle Gehr and Samantha McIntosh. Our executive producer is Katherine Perkins. Our theme music is by The River Monks.

Call into the live show weekdays from noon to 1 p.m. at 866-780-9100, or email the show's hosts and producers at rivertoriver@iowapublicradio.org. If you miss the show, download the podcast to listen any time.

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