WBGO Journal Podcast

Local News

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.

Location:

Newark, NJ

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@wbgonews

Language:

English

Contact:

Newark Public Radio, Inc. 54 Park Place Newark, NJ 07102 973-624-8880


Episodes

The impact of midterm elections in NJ and NY and we'll meet former Knicks athletic trainer Mike Saunders

11/16/2022
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 Saunders

Duration:00:30:29

WBGO Journal wins Best Public Affairs show from New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists

11/15/2022
This April 2021 episode of the WBGO Journal recently won the Best Public Affairs category at the NJSPJ Awards in Princeton

Duration:00:30:34

The Midterm Elections, and we meet songwriter Jorge Drexler and retiring National Javelin Champion Kara Winger

11/6/2022
The Midterm Elections are here, and we'll meet singer/songwriter Jorge Drexler and Javelin National Champion Kara Winger

Duration:00:30:34

A preview of the midterm elections and a chat with the Black Fairy Godmother Simone Gordon

10/31/2022
On the October 29 edition of the WBGO Journal, Bob Hennelly previews the midterm elections and you'll meet the Black Fairy Godmother Simone Gordon

Duration:00:30:27

A preview of the Trenton mayoral race and New York Choral Society's upcoming performance of Duke Ellington's Sacred Concerts

10/28/2022
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

Duration:00:30:29

Two River Theater's production of "Wine in the Wilderness" and a chat with trombonist Conrad Herwig

10/15/2022
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 Ensemble

Duration:00:30:13

Governor Murphy's role in state elections and a commentary on the upcoming live version of "The Little Mermaid"

10/9/2022
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"

Duration:00:30:03

The legacy of former Governor Jim Florio, a chat with "The Budgetnista", and a profile of bassist Michael Thurber

10/3/2022
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 Thurber

Duration:00:29:55

A preview of the Exit Zero Jazz Festival and a review of Steven Spielberg's "The Fabelmans"

9/24/2022
A preview of the Exit Zero Jazz Festival and Harlan Jacobson reviews "The Fabelmans"

Duration:00:29:57

Migrants from Texas, tributes to Jack Kerouac and Ramsey Lewis

9/19/2022
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 Lewis

Duration:00:30:08

On this 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

9/11/2022
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 Empire

Duration:00:30:11

On this edition of the WBGO Journal, we'll hear about the 12th annual Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival and find out why actor and comedian Tommy Davidson is launching a new singing career

9/4/2022
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

Duration:00:30:15

On this 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 we find out the latest about musician Andy Statman

8/30/2022
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 Statman

Duration:00:30:00

On this 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. Augu

8/20/2022
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

Duration:00:29:59

On this edition of WBGO Journal, we'll find out New Jersey and New York's response to the monkeypox virus and a campaign to make rooftop solar a solution to energy costs and climate change

8/15/2022
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 story

Duration:00:30:16

On this 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 Burns

8/6/2022
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 Burns

Duration:00:30:23

On this 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 League

8/1/2022
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 League

Duration:00:30:35

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 Festival

7/28/2022
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 Festival

Duration:00:30:08

The new class of NEA Jazz Masters, a chat with pianist Bill Charlap about "Jazz in July" and singer and executive producer Melissa Walker runs down the 2022 Montclair Jazz Festival

7/22/2022
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 Festival

Duration:00:30:12

The latest update on the rise of coronavirus in NYC, WBGO commentator Mildred Antenor reacts to the U.S. Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade, and a chat with International Boxing Hall of Famer and Brooklyn Native Lou DiBella

7/9/2022
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 DiBella

Duration:00:30:16