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New Jersey Public Broadcasting Authority

About the NJ Public Broadcasting Authority

In 1968, Governor Richard J. Hughes signed into law the New Jersey Public Broadcasting Authority Act of 1968 establishing the New Jersey Public Broadcasting Authority (NJPBA) in response to the inability of both commercial and public broadcasters to adequately cover public affairs in the State of New Jersey.

The NJPBA is the FCC licensee of the following television broadcast stations which are operated in concert as a statewide network:

Station Community of License FCC Public Inspection Files*
WNJT(TV) Trenton, NJ WNJT Public Inspection File
WNJB(TV) New Brunswick, NJ WNJB Public Inspection File
WNJN(TV) Montclair, NJ WNJN Public Inspection File
WNJS(TV) Camden, NJ WNJS Public Inspection File
W35DK-D Sussex, NJ  
W49BE-D Hackettstown, NJ  
W43CH-D Belvidere, NJ  

Effective July 1, 2011, the NJPBA entered into a Programming and Services Agreement with Public Media, NJ, a not-for-profit corporation, to provide public television programming and services on these channels under the name of NJTV and online at NJTVonline.org. The NJPBA works to ensure that PMNJ provides high-quality, non-commercial programming that serves the needs and interests of the citizens of New Jersey and furthers NJPBAs educational objectives. Such programming includes a weekday nightly news and public affairs program, live broadcast of New Jerseys annual State of the State Address and Budget Message, and live coverage of New Jersey elections, as well as other cultural, educational, and inspirational programming.

*For assistance accessing NJPBA’s public inspection file information, please contact Nichol Gee at 609-984-9449.

 

NJPBA Board

  • Elizabeth Maher Muoio Chair
  • Ford M. Scudder
  • Douglas S. Eakeley

Press Contact

Press inquiries should be directed to: Treasury Communications at 609-633-6565.


Last Updated: Friday, 10/18/19