Briscoe no longer at Newark’s WBGO-FM

By Mike Janssen

Thurston Briscoe is no longer at WBGO-FM in Newark, N.J. His last day was Friday. The news was first reported on the blog of the Public Radio Program Directors Association.

Briscoe had served as the station’s program director for 23 years.

When asked by Current whether Briscoe left willingly or was dismissed, General Manager Cephas Bowles said only, “Let us say that he is no longer at the station. That’s our position right now.”

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