WBGO Journal is a weekly news magazine that covers New Jersey and New York with in-depth features interviews and reviews.Check out the rest of our line up at WBGO Studios.
SportsJam features in-depth interviews with top athletes, coaches, reporters, authors and fans of the sports world. WBGO News and Sports Director Doug Doyle started the award-winning podcast SportsJam in 2008. The Pennsylvania State University graduate is one of the most decorated reporters in New Jersey radio history. SportsJam with Doug Doyle was recently named one of the top sports podcasts in 2017.Check out the rest of our line up at WBGO Studios.
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Jazz United was a wide-ranging conversation show from WBGO Studios, hosted by critic Nate Chinen and broadcaster Greg Bryant. Covering a host of subjects relevant to the musical community, it draws on the shared enthusiasms of its hosts as well as some key differences. Bryant, former host of Jazz After Hours, is a seasoned radio host and musician; Chinen is a longtime journalist and the author of Playing Changes: Jazz For the New Century. Jazz United brings their distinct perspectives into d ...
A podcast of The Checkout
Voted "Best Jazz Podcast" in the JazzTimes Critics' Poll for four consecutive years, The Checkout championed the music we call jazz — along the trend lines and on its outer edges. Hosted, produced and curated by Simon Rentner, the show focused on the compelling personal narratives behind today's most exciting artists.Check out the rest of our line up at WBGO Studios.
The Great Wealth Divide is a weekly podcast series, from WBGO Studios, that presents the challenges and explores solutions to advance racial economic equality for Black and Latinx communities. Sponsored by JPMorgan Chase & Co. and hosted by Dale Favors, managing partner of Adaptive Growth Leadership, it features thought leaders and subject experts from the realm of politics, community activism, academics and beyond — individuals working to create new approaches to reduce and ideally end the ...
Hosted by Allan Wolper Audio biographies of people whose lives and ideas are on the cutting edge. Host Allan Wolper is a “journalist’s journalist.” A superb interviewer, radio and television producer, ethics columnist, magazine and newspaper writer, he has been honored by every journalism medium. Wolper has won more than 50 awards, including television’s Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award – the Pulitzer Prize of Broadcast news. Wolper is professor emeritus of Journalism from Rutgers ...
Hosted by Michael Hill Newark Today is a monthly program focusing on social, economic and political topics. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka is a regular guest. Newark Today is broadcast the third Thursday of every month. Our call-in number is 844-677-9283. You can also contact us on the Newark Today Facebook Page or on Twitter @NewarkToday. The next episodes airs on Thursday, February 18 at 8pm. Add to your calendar now .
A special series on Jazz music and its impact on social change
A free podcast of funny, strange and heartwarming stories about individuals with special needs from around the world, presented by The Drive for Rebecca. Please send your stories to: stories@DriveForRebecca.org
On this edition of the WBGO Journal, we'll examine the NJ and NY midterm elections, Jon Kalish introduces us to a Korean War veteran and we'll meet former Knicks athletic trainer Mike SaundersBy Doug Doyle
Sports collectibles and memorabilia expert Brandon Steiner joins SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about his new company and share stories about some of the greatest athletes of all-timeBy Doug Doyle
Former Colombian and Red Bulls striker Juan Pablo Ángel joins SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about his new podcast on LXNews/Telemundo as we get ready for the FIFA World CupBy Doug Doyle
This April 2021 episode of the WBGO Journal recently won the Best Public Affairs category at the NJSPJ Awards in PrincetonBy Doug Doyle
The Midterm Elections are here, and we'll meet singer/songwriter Jorge Drexler and Javelin National Champion Kara WingerBy Doug Doyle
Former New York Knicks athletic trainer Mike Saunders joins SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about his 27 year NBA career and his new book of quotes titled Life SentenceBy Doug Doyle
On the October 29 edition of the WBGO Journal, Bob Hennelly previews the midterm elections and you'll meet the Black Fairy Godmother Simone GordonBy Doug Doyle
Basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman is proud to support the new SEQL app designed to level the playing field for student athletes. Lieberman and SEQL co-founders Rob de Wolff and Bryant Drayton join SportsJam with Doug Doyle to discuss the social impact platform.By Doug Doyle
A preview of the Trenton mayoral race and New York Choral Society's upcoming performance of Duke Ellington's Sacred Concerts, a look at the 60th NYFF and the fight to take down controversial historical murals
Four-time Olympian and Javelin National Champion Kara Winger and USATF CEO Max Siegel join SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about the future of World Athletics and Track and FieldBy Doug Doyle
Basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman and SEQL co-founders Robert de Wolff and Bryant Drayton join Sportsjam with Doug Doyle to talk about the new app that levels the playing field for student athletesBy Doug Doyle
On this edition of the WBGO Journal, a look into special education in Newark, a preview of Two River Theater's production of Wine in the Wilderness and trombonist Conrad Herwig talks about the Rutgers University Jazz EnsembleBy Doug Doyle
A legislative crackdown on NJ nursing homes, Steve Adubato, Jr. on Governor Murphy's role in upcoming elections and commentator Mildred Antenor is angry about the controversy over the live version of "The Little Mermaid"By Doug Doyle
On this edition of the WBGO Journal, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy comments on the passing of former Governor Jim Florio, a chat with "The Budgetnista", and Leo Sidran profiles bassist Michael ThurberBy Doug Doyle
A preview of the Exit Zero Jazz Festival and Harlan Jacobson reviews "The Fabelmans"By Doug Doyle
We'll hear about the Bobby Sanabria and David Amram's tribute to Jack Kerouac and then Grammy Award-winning producer Carl Griffin remembers Ramsey LewisBy Doug Doyle
On the September 10th edition of the WBGO Journal, we get an update on some changes for the new school year in New York City and New Jersey, WBGO's Jon Kalish reports on the resurgence of community bands and host Doug Doyle chats with two-time AUDL MVP Ben Jagt of the champion New York EmpireBy Doug Doyle
Two-time AUDL (American Ultimate Disc League) MVP Ben Jagt leads the New York Empire to another championship and an undefeated season. Jagt (pronounced yaught) joins WBGO Studios podcast SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about the championship and his superstar career.By Doug Doyle
On the September 2nd edition of the WBGO Journal, we find out what has been done in New Jersey and New York a year after Hurricane Ida devastated the area, we'll hear about the 12th annual Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival and we'll find out why actor and comedian Tommy Davidson is launching a new singing career…
On the August 27 edition of the WBGO Journal, host Doug Doyle has an in-depth conversation with Jazz pianist Monty Alexander, we pay tribute to the late WBGO announcer and Journal theater critic Michael Bourne and WBGO's Jon Kalish has the latest about musician Andy StatmanBy Doug Doyle
Hockeyland director and producer Tommy Haines and former Eveleth star player Elliot Van Orsdel join SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about the upcoming raw and award-winning documentaryBy Doug Doyle
On this August 20 edition of the WBGO Journal, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka calls for a citywide Peace Walk to support efforts to create a safer city, WBGO's Kenneth Burns reports on how inflation is impacting Jersey Shore tourism and host Doug Doyle chats with Dr. Augusta Palmer, director of the upcoming doc The Blues Society…
Grammy-nominated pianist Monty Alexander returns to WBGO Studios award-winning podcast SportsJam with Doug Doyle to share stories about spending time with the greats of Jazz and his favorite sport of BoxingBy Doug Doyle
On the August 13 edition of WBGO Journal, we'll find out New Jersey and New York's response to the monkeypox virus, there's a campaign to make rooftop solar a solution to energy costs and climate change and the play Port Chicago 50 tells a powerful storyBy Doug Doyle
Legendary Telemundo and National Soccer Hall of Fame Broadcaster Andrés Cantor joins SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about his amazing career and this fall's FIFA World Cup in QatarBy Doug Doyle
On this August 6 edition of the WBGO Journal, we get an update on the Portal North Bridge project, a discovery in South Jersey that reveals new information about the Revolutionary War and an award-winning chat with documentarian Ken BurnsBy Doug Doyle
On this July 30 edition of the WBGO Journal, we learn about the tradition of cantorial music from WBGO's Jon Kalish, film critic Harlan Jacobson reviews Jordan Peele's NOPE and host Doug Doyle chats with the big names in the American Cornhole LeagueBy Doug Doyle
American Cornhole League commissioner and founder Stacey Moore, color analyst Trey Ryder and top players Kaylee Hunter and Mark Richards join SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about the upcoming World Championships and the popularity of the sportBy Doug Doyle
On this episode of the WBGO Journal, Trumpeter Sean Jones talks to Gary Walker about NYO Jazz and we meet two of the filmmakers involved in the Women in Media Newark International Film FestivalBy Doug Doyle
On the July 16 edition of the WBGO Journal, the new class of NEA Jazz Masters is announced, WBGO's Gary Walker chats with pianist Bill Charlap about "Jazz in July" and singer and executive producer Melissa Walker runs down the 2022 Montclair Jazz FestivalBy Doug Doyle
On this July 9 edition of the WBGO Journal and update on the rise of coronavirus in NYC, commentator Mildred Antenor's reacts the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, and host Doug Doyle chats with International Boxing Hall of Famer and Brooklyn Native Lou DiBellaBy Doug Doyle
Boxing promoter Lou DiBella, officially inducted into International Boxing Hall of Fame in June, joins WBGO Studios podcast SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about his unbelievable career in boxing, television and film and minor league baseballBy Doug Doyle
Disc Golf Pro Tour 5-time World Champion Paige Pierce, two-time World Champion Ricky Wysocki and Tour CEO and Director Jeff Spring join WBGO Studios podcast SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about the emerging sportBy Doug Doyle
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Author of Beano Cook's memoir "Haven't They Suffered Enough" John D. Lukacs joins WBGO Studios podcast SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about his mentor and friendship with the college football analyst who had an unbelievable career in Sports, PR and TelevisionBy Doug Doyle
NBA Legend and two-time Knicks World Champion Dick Barnett joins WBGO Studios podcast SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about the new sports documentary "The Dream Whisperer" which is directed by Eric Drath and has a premiere NYC screening on June 2By Doug Doyle
NBA Hall of Famer Tracy McGrady and Emmy Award-winning media and sports industry veteran Jeffrey Pollack join SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about the OBL and this weekend's action in BrooklynBy Doug Doyle
Boxing pioneer and Hall of Famer Christy Martin joins SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about the book she wrote with Boston writer Ron BorgesBy Doug Doyle
Clayton Trutor, author of "Loserville: How Professional Sports Remade Atlanta and How Atlanta Remade Professional Sports",joins SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about his new book and his passion for history and sportsBy Doug Doyle
Former LPGA champion and avid pickleball player Sherry Steinhauer joins SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about her golf career, love of family and one of the fastest growing sports in the USABy Doug Doyle
On the final episode of Jazz United, Greg Bryant and Nate Chinen work out their mutual ambivalence about one of jazz's best-loved virtuosos.By Greg Bryant, Nate Chinen
Mark Guiliana, Randy Weston, Herbie Hancock, Robert Glasper, Abdullah Ibrahim, and Kamasi Washington are the artists featured in this retrospective podcast celebrating the top Jazz Night In America and The Checkout productions over the years.By Simon Rentner
Jazz United began with a literal conversation, as Greg Bryant and Nate Chinen met up for some music just over two years ago. We're proud of how far we've come, and now we're asking for your support.By Greg Bryant, Nate Chinen
Jazz United considers the vital challenge and rich reward of 'Cecil Taylor - The Complete, Legendary, Live Return Concert.'By Greg Bryant, Nate Chinen
Winter Jazzfest artist-in-residence Angel Bat Dawid premieres 'Afro-Town Topics: A Mythological Afrofuturist Revue,' and talks about it on The Checkout with Simon Rentner.By Simon Rentner
Jazz United digs deep into the trailblazing rhythm legacy of hip-hop producer J Dilla — in conversation with Dan Charnas, author of an essential new book, 'Dilla Time.'By Greg Bryant, Nate Chinen