WAWZ/New York City Celebrates 80 Years On The Air
March 18, 2011 at 10:11 AM (PT)
PILLAR OF FIRE Christian AC WAWZ (STAR 99.1)/NEW YORK CITY celebrated 80 years on the air on MARCH 15th. The celebration included a special chapel service with GM Rev. REA CRAWFORD, Station Manager SCOTT TAYLOR and the air staff, and a performance by PROVIDENT LABEL GROUP artist KERRIE ROBERTS. Governor CHRIS CHRISTIE applauded WAWZ for its accomplishments in a declaration letter from the capitol.
WAWZ began sharing broadcast time on a local station on MARCH 15, 1931. Now the station is the only Christian music station broadcasting into NEW YORK CITY, NEW JERSEY and EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA.
"While we are celebrating the past 80 years, we look forward to the many years to come telling people in the NEW YORK CITY metropolitan area about the love of Jesus Christ," said Director of Programming JOHNNY STONE.