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Station Information for WWPR-FM
FM Frequency 105.1
Station Address 1120 Sixth Avenue
New York, NY 10036
Classification and Power B, 6000W
Transmitter Location Empire State Building
Contact (212) 704-1051
Station Staff General Manager - Joe Puglise
VP of Programming - Thea Mitchem
Program Director - Jack "Cadillac Jack" McCartney
VP of Sales - Bernie Weiss
Local Sales Manager - Ray Tejeda
Format CHR-Urban
Owner iHeartMedia
History First on the air as WWRL-FM on December 14, 1953; changed to WRFM in October, 1957. Easy Listening WRFM became Adult Contemporary WNSR on 4/17/86;
CHR Rock/Pop WMXV 3/30/92 to 11/29/96
CHR Rock/Pop WDBZ 11/29/96-8/5/97
CHR Rock/Pop WNSR 8/5/97-4/13/98; purchased by Chancellor Media and change of call letters to WBIX 4/13/98 - Hot AC format; change to "Jammin' Oldies" format 12/4/98. Call letters changed to WTJM effective 3/1/99. Format changed to CHR-Urban (hip-hop, rap, r&b) on March 14, 2002, and call letters changed to WWPR on April 12, 2002.

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