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South Florida PBS Withdraws Bid With Miami-Dade Schools To Run WLRN, Citing COVID-19 Crisis

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Miami Dade County Public Schools owns the broadcasting license for WLRN, 91.3 FM.

Citing the coronavirus pandemic, South Florida PBS has withdrawn its bid with the Miami-Dade County school district to manage WLRN, South Florida’s only public news radio station.

The company announced the decision in a statement emailed Tuesday by spokeswoman Jeneissy Azcuy.

“In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are making a very difficult decision to withdraw our proposal for the management of WLRN and focus our resources on serving the people of South Florida via our coverage, programs services and efforts of keeping our community informed about this health emergency,” the statement read.

Read more at our news partner the Miami Herald.