The Bridge of Hope, Inc., owner/operators of The Bridge radio stations (WKNZ-FM, Harrington/Dover, DE, WNKZ-FM, Salisbury/Pocomoke City, MD) has signed an agreement to purchase WAIV-FM, licensed to Cape May Courthouse, NJ from Equity Communications, LP.
The application for transfer of the station license has been filed with the Federal Communications Commission, and pending approval The Bridge will begin simulcasting its programming and music during the first quarter of 2021.
WAIV will add all of South Jersey to The Bridge’s coverage area including Atlantic City, Vineland and Bridgeton at 105.5 FM.
Bill Sammons, Jr., president and general manager of The Bridge, said the radio ministry is looking forward to reaching tens of thousands more potential listeners in New Jersey. “We have already built a loyal audience in extreme South Jersey via our 88.7 FM signal, which reaches Cape May and some other coastal communities. Now we’ll have a local station with a strong signal that will reach many, many more”, he said.
The Bridge of Hope, Inc. is a non-profit ministry based in Milford, DE.