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WKAQ-FM Provides Lifeline Coverage During Hurricane Maria

Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery
Posted on 9/27/2017

NAB recently received Facebook message applauding Univision’s WKAQ-AM San Juan, P.R. for its lifesaving reporting and service to its community during Hurricane Maria. Jose M. Moret wrote, “Dear NAB, the island of Puerto Rico, my homeland, is currently surviving the horrific impact of hurricane Maria. As a Puertorrican residing in NJ, I feel powerless not knowing about my parents, siblings and extended family members. Through this difficult time, the live Facebook news streams from Jay Fonseca (@jayfonsecapr) and the WKAQ580 AM team are providing a truly significant contribution to the relief and coordination efforts in the island as well as distributing the latest news from the island to its population in and out of Puerto Rico. Please allow me via this note to send my public appreciation to the NAB and Jay Fonseca, an extraordinary broadcaster and humanitarian.”

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