|...from the Broadcast Capital of the World||Sunday, October 17, 2021|
|Station Information for WNEW-FM|
|Station Address||345 Hudson Street|
New York, NY 10014
|Classification and Power||B, 6000W|
|Transmitter Location||Empire State Building|
Request Line: 800-949-1027
fax: (212) 489-1263
|Station Staff||General Manager - Dan Bouloukos|
Program Director - Jim Ryan
Music Director - Fabi Pimintel
Sales Manager - Richard Nass
National Sales Manager - Greg Episcopia
|Owner||Entercom Communications Corp.|
The first station on this frequency was WNJR, Newark, which began broadcasting in 1949. WNEW-FM started broadcasting in 1958, featuring a pop format until 1967, the last year of which with an all female airstaff. In late 1967, a progressive rock format was introduced, influencing generations of rock listeners. The AOR (Album Oriented Rock) format shifted to an Alternative Rock format in 1995-96, back to AOR in 1996-97, and then to a Classic Rock format in 1997-99.
CBS Radio merged into Entercom Communications, effective November 17, 2017.