Tag: World Radio Day

Saluting Alan Magnus (Part 2): The Legacy

The Early RJR Work Years In an interview with The Gleaner, Magnus described his first decade at RJR as “troubled”. During that time, he was fired twice for falling asleep on the job, and even missed the meeting planned to discuss his

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Saluting Alan Magnus (Part 1): The Man Meets the Mic

Friday, March 31, 2017 will go down as a momentous day in Jamaican history. After 46 years of being ‘The Morning Man’ and winning the hearts of Jamaicans both home and abroad, Alan Magnus stepped away from the radio broadcasting stage. After raising the bar

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10 Facts About the History of Radio in Jamaica

Radio is a vital part of Jamaican life. Since the first official broadcast on Radio Jamaica on Monday, July 10, 1950, Jamaican radio has become an increasingly essential avenue for mass education, entertainment and information on a variety of issues

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What Is World Radio Day?

Since the proclamation was made at the United Nations 36th Session, February 13 has been delineated as World Radio Day. Why February 13? Because that was the day the United Nations radio was established in 1946. It is a day to celebrate

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