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Station Information for WBGO-FM
FM Frequency 88.3
Station Address 54 Park Place
Newark, NJ 07012
Classification and Power B1, 4500W
Transmitter Location Newark, NJ
Contact 973-624-8880
fax: 973-824-8888
email: jazz88@wbgo.org
Website http://wbgo.org
Station Staff General Manager - Amy Niles
Operations Director - David Tallacksen
Music Director - Gary Walker
News Director - Doug Doyle
Format Jazz
Owner Newark Public Radio, Inc.
History

   Originally an educational station run by the Essex County (NJ) Board of Education, WBGO has been on the air since 1948, initially broadcasting on 91.1. In 1975, the license was transferred to Newark Public Radio and on April 9, 1979 the present jazz format was introduced. The station began 24-hour broadcasting in 1980.

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