NJ PBS Specials

The WBGO Story: Bright Moments from Newark to the World

Special | 56m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

The documentary tells the story of how a diverse group of urban leaders and community activists came together in Newark, to create WBGO, NJ's first public radio station. It tells how this small radio station owned by the Newark Board of Education was turned into a powerful cultural force heard throughout the NJ/NY region and now reaches millions of Jazz listeners around the world.

Aired: 04/20/22

Rating: NR

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NJ PBS Specials is a local public television program presented by NJ PBS.