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CJ Radio

John Locke Foundation

A weekly, hour-long newsmagazine on North Carolina, Carolina Journal Radio is hosted by Donna Martinez and Mitch Kokai and features a diverse mix of guests and topics. Education reform, tax policy, the state legislature, affirmative action, air pollution, freedom of the press and the courts – these are just a few of the subjects that Carolina Journal Radio has tackled since the program began production in 2003.

Recent Episodes

Carolina Journal Radio No. 924: State should take new steps to fight collusive lawsuitsFebruary 01, 2021 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 923: Cooper, Robinson to offer contrasting N.C. visionsJanuary 25, 2021 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 922: COVID-19, government lockdowns create special challenges for businesses that sell alcoholJanuary 18, 2021 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 921: Chief Justice Newby takes over as top N.C. court officialJanuary 11, 2021 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 920: Teachers union fights efforts to reopen schoolsJanuary 04, 2021 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 919: Year-end program highlights key issues from 2020December 28, 2020 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 918: New index tracks COVID-related ‘misery’December 21, 2020 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 917: Looking ahead to North Carolina’s 2022 Senate raceDecember 14, 2020 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 916: Truitt to take reins as top N.C. education officialDecember 07, 2020 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 915: Returning students to in-person schooling presents urgent challengeNovember 30, 2020 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 914: N.C. voters tackle taxes, bonds, alcohol measuresNovember 23, 2020 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 913: Voters add three new Republicans to Council of StateNovember 16, 2020 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 912: Supreme Court welcomes originalist Amy Coney BarrettNovember 09, 2020 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 911: Voters should pay attention to important down-ballot racesNovember 02, 2020 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 910: Questions surround key COVID-19 data pointsOctober 26, 2020 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 909: Taxpayers cannot afford another state, local bailoutOctober 19, 2020 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 908: Barrett nomination highlights left-wing attacks on ConstitutionOctober 12, 2020 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 907: New analysis reveals N.C. Medicaid expansion funding gapOctober 05, 2020 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 906: North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race has national significanceSeptember 28, 2020 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 905: Courtroom deal raises questions about N.C. school fundingSeptember 21, 2020 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 904: Comparing N.C. response to Spanish Flu and COVID-19September 14, 2020 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 903: Election campaigns head into home stretchSeptember 07, 2020 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 902: Democrats make Biden nomination official as campaign heats upAugust 31, 2020 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 901: Kamala Harris’ potential impact on N.C. presidential voteAugust 24, 2020 Episode artwork Carolina Journal Radio No. 900: Milestone episode focuses attention on fight for freedomAugust 17, 2020 Episode artwork