[JPL] KKJZ stays Jazz

Bindert, Dan DBindert at chicagopublicradio.org
Mon Oct 9 17:55:24 EDT 2006

This is how it was phrased in the LA Times...

"The only other major market classic jazz station with a professional
staff is WBGO-FM in Newark, N.J."

Is that even correct?

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[mailto:jazzproglist-bounces at jazzweek.com] On Behalf Of Jim Wilke
Sent: Monday, October 09, 2006 4:50 PM
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Subject: Re: [JPL] KKJZ stays Jazz


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On Monday, October 9, 2006, at 02:42  PM, Ed Trefzger wrote:

>> -------------------------------------------
>> There was another article somewhere which referred to KKJZ, along
>> WBGO, as the only 2 professionally staffed 24/7 jazz stations left.
>> There are plenty of professionally staffed split format/partial jazz
>> stations, and plenty of 24/7 stations that are largely staffed with
>> volunteer DJs, but how many other 24/7 jazz stations are
>> paid/professionally staffed 24/7?
> I had a phone call back today from a writer who stated this and whom I

> wrote to on this subject.  The "only two stations" information came 
> from a spokesperson at KKJZ who stood by the figure when this writer 
> called back to ask after he read my note to the contrary.
> Ed


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