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Listener-Supported WPKN to Move to Bridgeport’s Newly Vibrant Downtown

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For Further Information, Jim Motavalli, 203-610-0549 After 57 years broadcasting from studios at the University of Bridgeport, listener-supported, non-commercial WPKN (89.5 FM) is making its very first move to new premises—and ...

By |October 2nd, 2020|

Save the date! LennonMcCartney fundraiser Sept 28 and 29

Save the Date: LennonMcCartney Come Together September 28 & 29 for a WPKN Fundraiser Be prepared to be glued to your radio! Join us for LennonMcCartney, September 28/29 from 7 am -10 pm. This special ...

By |September 16th, 2020|

WPKN Receives $5,000 Grant from Newman’s Own Foundation

Funding Will Support Independent Community Radio Broadcast Bridgeport, CT – WPKN has been awarded a $5,000 grant from Newman’s Own Foundation, the independent foundation created by the late actor and philanthropist, Paul Newman. The ...

By |July 30th, 2020|

Popular, Free to the Public Jazz Concert Series Kicks Off July 31 Through August 28

The Fairfield Museum is thrilled to announce the return of its popular summer concert series, Jazz Fridays! Free performances will be held every Friday from July 31 through August 28 from 6:30 pm to ...

By |July 30th, 2020|

WPKN leverages volunteers, and Brand4Market, for website design

WPKN Website Design Highlights Programmers Bridgeport, CT – WPKN is excited to announce the launch of the new website design. Revamping the website is a major, preliminary step that is part of planned ...

By |May 27th, 2020|

WPKN Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

The best clearinghouse for all scientific and medical information about the coronavirus is through The Centers for Disease Control. The CDC website is at Connecticut’s COVID-19 website is at gov/coronavirus. This site includes medical information, public health resources, ...

By |April 6th, 2020|

WPKN’s Music Mash 20-Record Fair is March 7

The independent, non-profit community station WPKN 89.5-FM is hosting Music Mash 20-Record Fair at Read’s Artspace in Bridgeport March 7, with station programmers DJ’ing live sets. Learn more

By |February 27th, 2020|

Broad Casting

Kathy Leonard Czepiel of The Daily Nutmeg explores the sights and sounds and people of WPKN. Learn more

By |September 10th, 2019|

Four Decades of Radical Radio: an Interview With WPKN’s Scott Harris

Four Decades of Radical Radio: an Interview With WPKN’s Scott Harris by ANDY PIASCIK on COUNTERPUNCH Scott Harris has been hosting a show at WPKN, Bridgeport’s independent, alternative radio station, for a remarkable 42 years. ...

By |March 27th, 2019|