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WATCH HERE for the next edition of Newark Today on Thursday, March 16 at 8pm

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Newark Today streams live at wbgo.org on Thursday, March 16 at 8pm

On the next edition of Newark Today, we’ll be discussing the state of public safety in New Jersey’s largest city, with Mayor Ras Baraka and Public Safety Director Fritz Frage in studio. We will also be discussing the legacy of former State Senator and Newark City Councilman Ron Rice. The iconic Newark lawmaker died this week at the age of 77. If you have questions, comments, or concerns, we'll be taking your phone calls at 973-297-0941, and through WBGO’s live social media stream. News Director Doug Doyle fills in for host Michael Hill. Newark Today streams live at wbgo.org at 8pm on Thursday, March 16.

Doug Doyle has been News Director at WBGO since 1998 and has taken his department to new heights in coverage and recognition. Doug and his staff have received more than 200 awards from organizations like PRNDI, AP, New York Association of Black Journalists, Garden State Association of Black Journalists and the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists.