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WGHT
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City of license Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
Broadcast area Northern New Jersey, N.Y. City Metro area
Frequency 1500 kHz
First air date 1964
Format Oldies
Power 1,000 watts (day only)
Class D
Facility ID 40078
Transmitter coordinates 40°58′51.00″N 74°17′6.00″W / 40.98083°N 74.285°W / 40.98083; -74.285
Former callsigns WKER
Owner Mariana Broadcasting
Website ghtradio.com

WGHT (1500 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, USA. The station is owned by Mariana Broadcasting. WGHT broadcasts an oldies music format.[1]

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History

WGHT signed on in 1964 as WKER. As WKER, WGHT served as a test market station for radio stations like 77-WABC in the 1960s. The station was assigned the call sign WGHT by the Federal Communications Commission on August 6, 1993.[2]

Awards and honors

The station has been an NAB Marconi Radio Award finalist, NAB Crystal Radio Award finalist, and has received Associated Press News Awards. WGHT's local sports department has won dozens of awards for their sports coverage and broadcasts. WGHT's news department has been honored with awards from the Associated Press and the New Jersey Broadcasters Association.

Current personalities

On-air personalities on WGHT include Bob Anthony, Teisha Bader, Marco Balletti, Tamer Chamma, Tommy D., Pat Murphy, Kelly Dillon, Mike DiNicola, Nancy D'Uva, Jon Fass, Mike Forte, Pete Gilmartin, Jimmy Howes, Greta Latona, Carmela Minervini, Tom Niven, Scott Pringle, Art Rooney, Jordan Schwartz, Sitesh Shah, John Silliman, Tom Szieber, Pete Tauriello, Bernie Wagenblast, and Matt Ward. WGHT's general manager is John Silliman and Jimmy Howes is the program director.

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