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SportsJam navigates the synergy between sports and jazz, featuring revealing interviews with both sports pros and musicians alike. Hosted by WBGO's News and Sports Director Doug Doyle, the show has received national and state awards from PRNDI, NYABJ and the Associated Press. Doug has been covering local sports in New Jersey for more than 30 years. The Pennsylvania State University grad was a starter on Franklin Regional's high school baseball and basketball teams in Murrysville, Pennsylvania.
 
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 NJTV News's 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 Newark Today airs Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 8pm . Add to your calendar now .
 
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Stephen N. Adubato Sr. was an iconic Newark and New Jersey political power broker who created the North Ward Center, a non-profit community service organization during the turbulent 60's in the state's largest city. "Big Steve" also built the Robert Treat Academy Charter School. Tributes from politicans, community leaders, school officials and resi…
 
Earlier this month the Electronic Gaming Federation (EGF) and the BIG EAST Conference announced a three-year agreement that will enable all 11 member schools to compete in a year-long multi-game season for the first time as official EGF Collegiate league members. On this edition on SportsJam, EGF CEO Eric Johnson joins host Doug Doyle to talk about…
 
DD : The NY Film Festival, which ended last weekend, was a miracle that it happened at all. The 58th festival, since its founding in 1962 by Richard Roud and Amos Vogel, faced challenges that the previous 57 never did. Like Toronto last month, it scrambled to go virtual. The good news is it turned up some quality films among its 50 film lineup that…
 
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While there are many great survivor stories, Molly MacDonald's journey is one of the more inspiring ones. MacDonald, a Detroit, Michigan resident, is the founder and Executive Director of The Pink Fund. The Pink Fund is a non-profit breast cancer organization that provides 90-day non-medical cost-of-living …
 
Halloween is approaching and because of the pandemic, this is going to be a very different Halloween. If you have teenagers in the house and they’re staying in this year, TV is not the only source of scary content. WBGO’s Jon Kalish introduces us to an author who writes horror fiction for young adults. Ann Davila Cardinal is a novelist and Director…
 
Backed by 10 years of research, VKTRY is the world's first high performance insole, scientifically proven to help athletes run faster, jump higher and train smarter. VKTRY CEO Steve Wasik is the latest guest on SportsJam with Doug Doyle . The unique, patented design is made from aerospace-grade carbon fiber and was originally developed by Matt Arci…
 
Backed by 10 years of research, VKTRY is the world's first high performance insole, scientifically proven to help athletes run faster, jump higher and train smarter. VKTRY CEO Steve Wasik is the latest guest on SportsJam with Doug Doyle . The unique, patented design is made from aerospace-grade carbon fiber and was originally developed by Matt Arci…
 
The Self Made photojournalism project profiles nine Black women business owners in Newark who were documented just before the COVID-19 outbreak. It celebrates their creativity and connection to community at a time when the future of small businesses everywhere, especially those owned by Black women, is uncertain. The Self Made women, who make the p…
 
New York Red Bulls Sporting Director Denis Hamlett has come a long way from the 10-year old who left Costa Rica to move to the United States to live with his mother in Silver Spring, Maryland. Hamlett joined SportsJam host Doug Doyle to talk about his participating in this week's national mini-pitch effort. The first mini-pitches honoring Black Pla…
 
New York Red Bulls Sporting Director Denis Hamlett has come a long way from the 10-year old who left Costa Rica to move to the United States to live with his mother in Silver Spring, Maryland. Hamlett joined SportsJam host Doug Doyle to talk about his participating in this week's national mini-pitch effort. The first mini-pitches honoring Black Pla…
 
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka delivered his long awaited speech to an nearly empty room at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, as thousands tuned in online to Baraka's first ever virtual State of The City address. The Mayor highlighted everything from Newark's nationally touted COVID-19 response, to the recently announced $100 million fund for Black a…
 
Dedication to Community (D2C) has added 2020 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee and Pittsburgh Steelers great Donnie Shell as its Executive Advisor to its rapidly growing Sports Division. Shell, nicknamed "The Torpedo" by his late Steelers teammate Dwight White, played on some of the greatest defensive teams in NFL History and is a four-time Super …
 
Unions warn layoffs would further delay ambulances arrival as WBGO News Director Doug Doyle talks with Reporter Bob Hennelly. DOYLE: As New York City continues to double down on its efforts to head off a second surge of the coronavirus, statistics just released show what a serious toll the initial wave of the virus had on the FDNY’s response times …
 
President Trump announced this week that he and the first lady have tested positive for the coronavirus, a stunning announcement that throws the final stretch of the presidential campaign even further into unknown territory. President Trump plans to continue carrying out his duties, but is expected to remain home for two weeks, canceling campaign e…
 
The Peer Learning + Collaboration Fund in Newark is an opportunity for local reporters, media makers, organizations and city residents to apply with collaborative projects to meet information needs identified throughout the city. With the support of the Victoria Foundation and Nicolson Foundation, $45,000 is available for organizations to address i…
 
A new collaborative study has revealed what Newark residents feel they need the most. WBGO Community Engagement Reporter Brit Harley chats with Vanessa Maria Graber of the Free Press about the results of the study that shows some of the top priorities are getting timely and useful information about food and education, especially during the coronavi…
 
The late Supreme Court Justice Rute Bader Ginsburg became the first woman to lie in state at the nations capital this week, as the country continues to mourn the womens rights icon and legal giant. Ginsburg passed away on September 18th at the age of 87. WBGO's Alexandra Hill reports on Ginsburg’s ties to Rutgers University Law School in Newark whe…
 
Scott Rochelle has been the President and CEO of the National Basketball Retired Players Association since March 2018, after serving one year as an Interim. Rochelle is also the host of the popular NBA Alumni- produced podcast. In his role as President and CEO, Rochelle oversees the Retired Players Association’s day-to-day operations, including sec…
 
The musical fruits in our epic Fall Preview are now dropping to the public. The chief compiler of that undertaking, WBGO editorial director Nate Chinen, highlights some of his picks in this episode of The Checkout. Afternoon Jazz host Keanna Faircloth also crashes the listening party.By Simon Rentner
 
DD: The Toronto International Film Festival has been the gateway for serious filmgoing since at least American Beauty started up north in September 1999 and went all the way to the Oscars in February the next year. This 45th edition, which ran for 10 days and closes this weekend, has been unlike any other in its history. Our film critic, Harlan Jac…
 
The Loved and Lost project is a statewide media collaborative that launched in June to name and celebrate the lives of very resident in New Jersey lost to COVID-19. It's being coordinated by the Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University and was originally a project of NorthJersey.com. Betsy Abraham, The Project manager at Loved and…
 
Acclaimed jazz guitarist Vic Juris died on December 31, 2019, at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston at the age of 66 after a six-month battle with liver cancer. This Sunday, September 20, from 4-5 p.m., fellow West Orange guitarist Dave Stryker (they lived on the same street) will give a nod to his late friend while also performing some of…
 
If you’ve watched movies over the past few decades, chances are you’d recognize character actor Luis Guzman. In one of his most memorable roles, Guzman played an ex-con’s sidekick in the 1993 movie Carlito’s Way . Guzman has acted in more than a hundred films and dozens of TV shows. Born in Puerto Rico, Guzman grew up in New York and lived there ti…
 
Dan Schlossberg, who grew up in Passaic, New Jersey and now lives in Fairlawn, NJ, is one of the premier baseball experts and is an award-winning baseball and travel journalist. Dan and SportsJam host Doug Doyle got together in Clifton, NJ for this edition to discuss Sclossberg's latest book titled The New Baseball Bible: Notes, Nuggets, Lists and …
 
Among the countless things made difficult by the pandemic is the act of making music together. As we’ve discussed here before, pianist Dan Tepfer devised one solution to this problem through technology. Now, having mastered the tricky Jacktrip software, he’s performing with jazz vocal superstar Cécile McLorin Salvant and others. Back in mid-May, Th…
 
Jené Elzie is the Chief Growth Officer for Athletes First Partners and has more than two decades of experience as a global sports and entertainment executive. Elzie, a former All-American gymnast at Stanford University, is charged with developing and implementing growth strategies across international and other non-traditional revenue streams for t…
 
With jazz clubs shuttered, festivals canceled, and new album releases postponed, it’s difficult to get a pulse on today’s music scene. However, one musician-led organization is leading the way in keeping artists busy in a virtual space. Live From Our Living Rooms , now in its third installment, is co-produced by three musicians, two of whom have re…
 
Rich Abend is the CEO of Famer , a mobile app which is an interactive cloud-based youth sports platform that has been finding a solution for parents trying to solve what to do with their time during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond. Famer accomplishes that goal through partnership with group like US Sports camps and the NBPA. Abend joined Sports…
 
Jazz stars aligned in mid-April when New York City was in full lockdown. The Checkout, with help from pianist Greg Spero, beamed-in some big name musicians from around the globe including Sirintip, Marquis Hill and others. Experience the best moments from that session now. With much of the country now sadly having to adjust to the horror New York C…
 
As live concerts sadly fade into memory, we can at least remind you of some heavy moments fom The Checkout Live . Here’s mixtape (Volume 1) featuring performances by Justin Brown, BIGYUKI, Thiefs, Mwenso and The Shakes, and Mark Guiliana’s Beat Music. Set list below (with links to corresponding podcasts) "I Live In Fear," Thiefs featuring Keith Wit…
 
While College athletics are on hold right now because of the coronavirus pandemic, some major decisions are still looming when it comes to paying college athletes for their name, image and likeness. California and Colorado have already passed laws that take effect January 2023 that essentially create an open market for student athletes to be able t…
 
Real-time dialogue is at the heart of improvisation — and it has been all but impossible in an era of social distancing. The limits of our technology, and the stubborn fact of our physical separation, put a damper on the instantaneous connection needed for true musical exchange.By Simon Rentner
 
Strat-O-Matic began as a company in 1961, when Hal Richman, a Bucknell University mathematics student, began selling an early version of his baseball tabletop game out of his basement. Next February, Strat-O-Matic celebrates it's 60th annivery as the multi-platform leaders in sports simulation games for professional baseball, football, basketball, …
 
Topps began humbly as a family gum business in Brooklyn in 1938, but evolved into a classic American sports company with not only its baseball cards, but football, hockey, entertainment and pop culture cards. The Global Director of E-commerce at Topps, Jeck Heckman, is the latest guest on SportsJam with Doug Doyle. Heckman was excited to talk about…
 
READY Nutrition was founded by former University of Pittsburgh basketball team captain Pat Cavanaugh. It wasn't long before Cavanaugh turned his cutting-edge sports nutrition company into a force in the competitive market. Pat Cavanaugh is the latest guest on SportsJam with Doug Doyle . The two former point guards practiced social distancing as Cav…
 
Rich Lisk, the Executive VP of of the NLL's New York Riptide and GF Sports , has quite a story of success and survival. Lisk, the latest guest on SportsJam with Doug Doyle, talks about how he beccame a sports marketing guru, his love of the Jersey Shore and now Long Island, and how sports helped him deal with "the nightmare" of growing up in an abu…
 
Kevin Williams is a legendary sports host who is the Director of the Shore Sports Network and has been covering sports for WOBM in Ocean County for nearly 41 years. Williams created the WOBM Christmas Classic, a 32-team boys and girls basketball tournament that's been around for nearly 37 years. Kevin is the latest guest on SportsJam with Doug Doyl…
 
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