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Brookdale Public Radio Wins ‘Top Radio Station’


For the sixteenth year in a row, 90.5 The Night has taken top honors among area radio stations at the annual Asbury Park Music Awards ceremony, held this year on Dec. 8 at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park. Brookdale Public Radio was once again named “Top Radio Station in Support of Live Music,” an honor […]

90.5 The Night Membership Drive Raises $36,000


Hundreds of local music fans and community members pledged their support for Brookdale Public Radio last month during the station’s biannual membership drive, which featured five days of special programming and unique promotional offers followed by an intimate musical engagement headlined by British singer-songwriter James Maddock. Running from Oct. 24 – 28, the on-air membership drive […]

Alumna Finds Success as 101.5 News Anchor


Since graduating with honors from Brookdale in 2013, Daniela Berson has been making a few waves in the world of radio. Specifically, airwaves. At 23, Berson has already become a familiar voice on New Jersey 101.5, serving as the station’s evening news anchor and providing on-air news updates throughout the day. She previously worked with WMAL radio […]

Thousands Attend Homecoming Food Truck Fest


More than 5,000 students, employees and community members came together on Oct. 15 to celebrate Brookdale’s 50th anniversary and support Brookdale Public Radio during the first ever Homecoming Food Truck Fest, held on the Lincroft campus. The event, hosted by Brookdale Public Radio and Spark Market Solutions, featured more than 12 award-winning food trucks, live music acts and […]

Brookdale to Host Homecoming Food Truck Fest


Community members of all ages are invited to a day of music, food, prizes and family-friendly games and activities during the first ever 90.5 The Night Food Truck Festival, held Saturday, Oct. 15 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Brookdale’s Lincroft campus. The free event, hosted by Brookdale Public Radio, will feature more than 12 […]

Songwriters on the Beach Returns to Belmar


Following a mid-summer thunderstorm that forced festivities indoors on July 7, Brookdale Public Radio’s annual summer concert series finally took to the beach on July 14 with an evening of high-energy folk rock by the Ballroom Thieves, JT Makoviecki and James Black. Hundreds of local music fans lined the Belmar beach between 16th and 17th avenues for the second […]

Brookdale Public Radio Wins “Top Radio Station”


For the fifteenth year in a row, Brookdale Public Radio, 90.5 The Night, has been recognized for its continuing support of live, local music. On Dec. 17, the member-supported radio station was once again named “Top Radio Station in Support of Live Music” during the annual Asbury Music Awards at the Stone Pony in Asbury […]

90.5 The Night Membership Drive Raises $38,000


During a five-day blitz of special programming and unique promotional offers, the staff and personalities at Brookdale Public Radio were able to raise more than $38,000 for the station as part of the 2015 Fall Membership Drive. Hundreds of listeners stepped up in support of the fan-favorite local station, which has been named “Top Radio […]

90.5 The Night Announces Fall Membership Drive


On Monday, Oct. 26, Brookdale Public Radio will kick off a week-long series of unique programming and exclusive offers as part of the station’s Fall 2015 Membership Drive. Running day and night through Friday, Oct. 30, the membership drive is one of the biggest annual fundraisers for 90.5 The Night. Listeners are encouraged to become […]

“Songwriters on the Beach” Series Kicks Off in Belmar


Apparently, neither dark clouds nor the threat of thunderstorms can slow down WBJB’s annual “Songwriters on the Beach” concert series, which kicked off in Belmar on July 9. Hundreds of local music fans came out for this year’s inaugural performance, despite a change in location from the 5th Avenue boardwalk to the more waterproof Belmar […]

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