Oops! You must enter a search term greater than 3 characters.

Profile moreless )

54 Park Pl
Newark
New Jersey 07102
USA
Website

Please to add this organization to your favorites.

Add to my favorites Added to favorites!

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Help us mail out letters to renewing members, or send program guides to area venues. Also, volunteers help us distribute literature and sign up members at great musical performances around New York and New Jersey.

Geographic areas served: New York, New Jersey, and world-wide on the web

Programs: JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater is produced at WBGO and airs on NPR stations countrywide.

WBGO Kids Jazz Series is a free concert series introducing young people to jazz each Spring and Fall.

WBGO's Jazz Appreciation Month Next Generation Festival is a broadcast festival during the month of April featuring some of the metro area's best college and high school jazz ensembles.

The Checkout and The Checkout: Live, produced by WBGO, highlights what is happening on the jazz scene today with artist interviews, performances and reviews. The Checkout is available nationwide through the Public Radio Exchange.

the jazz bee, WBGO's HD2 channel launched in 2012, is a showcase for emerging jazz artists, and iconic artists when they were emerging.

Mission:
WBGO is a publicly-supported, cultural institution that champions jazz and presents news to a worldwide audience through radio, other technologies and events.

Organizational values that guide WBGO in accomplishing its mission are:

* A belief in the vibrancy and continuance of jazz as a cultural art form

* Educational outreach is an important part of the station’s programming

* A diverse, open workplace that supports the development and enhancement of the staff’s talents and skills

* Listeners, members and the general public deserve to be treated with respect, quality service and information
Results:
In December 2011, WBGO flipped the switch on a new antenna and transmission system atop 4 Times Square in Manhattan, enabling the station to improve its signal for a potential million listeners.

WBGO's News Department continues to be among the most award winning news teams in New Jersey, and across the public media spectrum.

Invite reviews

Invite friends and colleagues to share their experiences with this nonprofit
12 Reviews
See all »
Average rating:
1234.916675
Write A Review
11/15/12
The best Jazz station in the nation - bar none! I have been a member of WBGO and will continue to be so, as supporting the arts and jazz music is essential to our cultural evolution... more »
01/21/11
Nobody does it better when it comes to presenting jazz in all its wonderful varieties. Great DJs provide original programming that is soulful, musically enlightening and always enjoyable. Happy to listen any time of the day... more »
02/25/10
My experience with Newark Public Radio, Inc. began in November 1984 when I began doing fundraisers on a regular basis; the first person I met was Rhonda Hamilton. As always, WBGO had been going through constant reorganization and my participation with them was an outgrowth of a hobby of mine--... more »
See all 12 reviews »

Photos & Video


See all »

Support This Nonprofit

3 hours of volunteer time for this nonprofit will...

Help us mail out letters to renewing members, or send program guides to area venues. Also, volunteers help us distribute literature and sign up members at great musical performances around New York and New Jersey. Volunteer

Promote This Nonprofit

Great Nonprofits badges allow you to raise awareness of your favorite organizations on your own web sites. for text link or graphic badge.

Get badge
By registering you agree to the site's Terms and Conditions.