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Fans of the Charleston Time Machine, an award-winning local history podcast produced by the Charleston County Public Library (CCPL), will be able to listen to it in a new way starting today.

Local station Ohm Radio announced a partnership with Charleston Time Machine to broadcast the historical podcast’s content every Sunday at 3 p.m. on 96.3 FM.

This Sunday marks the podcast’s radio debut in the wake of its 250th episode released Feb. 20. It was previously available only on streaming platforms such as Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Spotify and iHeart Radio.

Ohm Station Manager Grace McNally said that the Charleston radio station is thrilled to bring the podcast’s historical insight to the airwaves. 

“The Charleston Time Machine’s focus on educating and entertaining its audience with the fascinating history of our Charleston community is a perfect fit for our station’s mission,” McNally said. “We’re excited to bring this program to our audience.” 

The Charleston Time Machine, which released its first episode in 2017, has produced 250 episodes and racked up nearly half a million streams on the Soundcloud platform over the course of its six-year span.


The podcast is written and produced by CCPL Historian Dr. Nic Butler, who has worked as a historical consultant for the City of Charleston. He incorporates stories and facts from the rich history of Charleston and the Lowcountry to educate and entertain listeners.

Butler said he is thrilled for the chance to share the podcast’s history content with Ohm Radio’s audience. 

“I’m excited for this opportunity to partner with Ohm Radio because their community focus resonates with the mission of both CCPL and Charleston Time Machine,” Butler said. “I believe listeners will enjoy the podcast’s insight into Charleston’s deep and diverse history, and I’m personally looking forward to sharing great local stories with a larger broadcast audience.” 

Listen to Ohm Radio locally on-air at 96.3 FM or stream live online at

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