WJPR

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For the Lynchburg, Virginia TV station that held the call sign WJPR on channel 21 from 1983 to 2006, see WWCW.
WJPR
WJPR FM Radio 91.7 Cool Logo.png
City Jasper, Indiana
Branding Jasper Public Radio
Slogan "Cool 91-7, The Greatest Hits of All Time"
Frequency 91.7 MHz
First air date 2005
Format Public radio/Classic hits
Language(s) English
ERP 2,600 watts
HAAT 84 meters (276 ft)
Class A
Facility ID 79041
Transmitter coordinates 38°25′23″N 86°49′47″W / 38.42306°N 86.82972°W / 38.42306; -86.82972
Callsign meaning Jasper Public Radio
Former callsigns WKJR (2003-2006)[1]
Affiliations News Now Dubois County, Indiana University (WFIU)
Owner Jasper Public Radio, Inc.
(Board of Directors of Jasper Public Radio, Inc.)
Sister stations WRZR, WKLO
Website wjpr.org

WJPR (91.7 FM) is an American non-commercial educational radio station licensed to serve the community of Jasper, Indiana. The station, established in 2005, is owned and operated by Jasper Public Radio, Inc. The station is organized through a local board of directors who oversee the station's operation.

Programming[edit]

WJPR broadcasts a public radio/classic hits format featuring hit music of the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.[2] WJPR also provides local and national educational programming including Indiana University produced Moment of Science, Moment of Indiana History and Congressional Moments along with various locally produced educational and informative programs. On-Air voice personalities and imaging for the station include Alan Williams and Greg Johnson.

In January 2014, WJPR entered into a partnership with a newly formed multi-media news platform company to supply local audio news content on the air at the top of the hour Monday thru Friday from 6 am to 6 pm. News content is provided by Mick Birge. News Now Dubois County, produced by Star Valley Productions, supplies WJPR with local state and national news, and sports pertinent to Jasper and Dubois County. The audio presentation is set to complement the online presence of News Now Dubois County and their multi-media website located at newsnowdc.com.

History[edit]

The station, licensed as "WKJR", was assigned the call sign "WJPR" by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on August 2, 2006.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". CDBS Public Access Database. U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Media Bureau. Retrieved February 27, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Retrieved February 27, 2012. 

See also[edit]

  • WJPR may also refer informally to a "Part 15" AM radio station in Highland Park, New Jersey, which broadcasts a Jewish format to the central New Jersey community.

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