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Smooth Jazz and Cool Vocals From The Campus Of Alabama A&M University


What you should know about WJAB…


  • WJAB is a 100,000 watt public radio station featuring Jazz, Gospel, Blues and New and Public Affairs programing.
  • WJAB is the home of Alabama A & M University sports, community service programs and daily church and public service information.
  • WJAB provides news with NPR (National Public Radio) and AURN (American Urban Radio Network) along with local events and personalities.
  • WJAB is the Tennessee Valley’s its only full time Jazz station with a listenership covering a Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia and Mississippi.
  • WJAB provides a positive voice in the community!  That voice will create a lasting presence that will remain in the hearts and minds of our listeners.


WJAB-FM 90.9 is a public radio station licensed to Alabama A. & M. University under the guidance of the Alabama A. & M. University Board of Trustees.  The station is 100,000 watts and has been in existence since 1991. 

The station can also be heard live on the Internet here.

90.9 WJAB-FM includes traditional and contemporary Jazz, Blues and Gospel.  There are a number of specialty shows that highlight music from around the world and encourage the listeners to broaden their horizons and appreciation for other cultures.  WJAB-FM can be heard twenty four hours and seven days a week with one of the most powerful signals in the Tennessee Valley.

WJAB carries National Public Radio news and local news with Erica Fox on the hour.  Morning Edition and All Things Considered from NPR are also a part of WJAB's daily programming line-up.  Local sports with Ike Rooks, "The Dean of Alabama A&M University sports", public affairs programs and regular University specials are also a part of the WJAB format.

WJAB is particularly proud to provide educational opportunities and internships to students at Alabama A&M University.  Since 1970 Alabama A&M University has produced outstanding students who are employed with many local, regional and national television and radio networks and affiliates.

WJAB is a proud member of the Corporation of Public Broadcasting, the African-American Public Radio Consortium, the Alabama Broadcasters Association, the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Federation of Community Broadcasters.


Contact Info

   General Manager

    Elvin Jenkins

    P: 256.372.5793

   Executive Secretary

    Yvonne Artis

    P: 256.372.8790

  Operations Manager

    Michael Burns 

    P: 256.372.4066

  News Director

    Erica Fox

    P: 256.372.4068

  Music Director

    Jackie Anderson

   P: 256.372.8688

   Traffic Director

    LaToyia Clemons

    P: 256.372.5722

  Chief Engineer

   Michael Morns

   P: 256.372.4088

  Mailing Address:

   WJAB 90.9 FM

   Alabama A&M University

   Electronic Media Communications

   132 Morrison Building

   Normal, AL 35762

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