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R.J. Watkins with his three sons
R.J. Watkins, President/CEO of Watkins Broadcasting, with his sons: baby R.J., III; R.J., Jr. and (front) Jalen R.J. Watkins. Photo courtesy Community Television Business

Watkins Broadcasting Co.

Watkins Broadcasting Company, owner of TNVC TV-68 and radio station 88.1 FM WHPR, has made a major impact on the Detroit community. WHPR is among the top five Detroit radio stations with all Detroiters, and reaches over a quarter of a million people in the listening area.

Originally submitted by: John Conyers, Jr., Representative (14th District).

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