New Jersey Public Radio is a network of radio broadcaster that is locally providing services to Northern New Jersey. The parent company of the channel is New York Public Radio, which also co-owns various other sister operators. WNYC-AM/FM is its sibling channel, which is serving New York City, in the city of Newark WQXR-FM is its sister channel which also rebroadcasts on WQXW for the people of Ossining. NJPR usually offers programming from news updates, talk shows, and jazz format.
This network of the broadcasters started to provide its services on 1st July 2011. Four broadcasters are operating as a network under the umbrella of New Jersey Public Radio or NJPR. These broadcasters include WNJY, which serves Netcong on 89.3 MHz, WNJO licensed to Toms River on 90.3 MHz, WNJP airing for Sussex on 88.5 MHz, and WNJT-FM which serves Trenton on 88.1 MHz. All of these broadcasters are considered as quality services providers and ranked as A-class operators.
NJPR is an affiliate to NPR, American Public Media, and Public Radio International, which gives it the legal right of simulcasting their shows. The mission behind the creation of this network was to provide services, particularly to New Jersey state, as an independent service provider without depending on state funding. So according to the plan, the broadcaster is funded by its audience and does not cost anything against its services.