|City||Atlantic City, New Jersey|
|First air date||May 1997|
|ERP||25 watts horizontal|
6,000 watts vertical
|HAAT||83 m (272 ft) horizontal|
84 m (276 ft) vertical
|Callsign meaning||New Jersey Network|
Public Radio International
American Public Media
WNJN-FM (89.7 FM) is a radio station licensed to Atlantic City, New Jersey. The station is owned by WHYY, Inc., and simulcasts the public radio news and talk programming of WHYY-FM in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The station was formerly owned and operated by the New Jersey Network. NJN's radio network began operation May 20, 1991, when WNJT-FM in Trenton signed on. Eight other stations would be established over the following seventeen years.
On June 6, 2011, the New Jersey Public Broadcasting Authority agreed to sell five FM stations in southern New Jersey to WHYY. The transaction was announced by Governor Chris Christie, as part of his long-term goal to end State-subsidized public broadcasting. The five stations previously belonged to New Jersey Network's statewide radio service. WHYY assumed control of the stations through a management agreement on July 1, 2011, pending Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approval for the acquisition; at that point, the stations began to carry the WHYY-FM schedule.
- "Press release: "WHYY-FM TO EXPAND COVERAGE IN NEW JERSEY AS PART OF AGREEMENT TO TAKE OVER FIVE NJN STATIONS."" (PDF). WHYY, Inc. June 30, 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 4, 2016. Retrieved July 3, 2011.
- "WHYY Philadelphia Expands New Jersey Coverage, NJN Is Kaput". Atlantic City Central. July 1, 2011. Retrieved July 1, 2011.
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WNJN
- Radio-Locator information on WNJN
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WNJN
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