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Townsquare Media’s New Jersey Stations Want to Restore the Shore

Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery

Townsquare Media’s South Jersey stations provided in-depth, live storm coverage and post storm updates. WENJ-FM anchors Mike Gill and Todd Ranck braved the storm to produce a live video from the New Jersey Shore, despite evacuations. Sister station WSJO-FM broadcast hurricane coverage and provided a live, interactive blog and Twitter feeds to connect with listeners during the storm. After Sandy passed, WENJ-FM continued to provide updates on possible water shortages, while WSJO-FM’s "Restore the Shore" effort helped to promote the relief efforts underway throughout the region.

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