WESM (91.3 FM) is a listener-supported public radio station located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The station broadcasts a variety of formats, including jazz, news and information, blues, world, American folk music, and gospel programming. WESM is also an affiliate of National Public Radio, Public Radio International, American Public Media and other network program providers.
Licensed to Princess Anne, Maryland, USA, the station is currently owned and operated by the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. WESM 91.3 FM began broadcasting in March 1987.
Broadcasting at approximately 50,000 watts, WESM's FM signal covers most of the lower Delmarva Peninsula, including the Eastern Shores of Maryland & Virginia, Sussex County, Delaware – and portions of Southern Maryland & Virginia’s Northern Neck.
The station typically holds biannual membership drives in the spring and fall to help offset operational costs. These drives usually last less than ten days.