Category Archives: radio

World Press Freedom Index – Jamaica Safe at Number 8?

The RSF (Reporters Without Borders) recently released the latest annual world press freedom index. Norway came in at number 1 with Finland and Sweden ranked number 2 and 3 respectively. Jamaica was ranked number 8 out of the 180 countries … Continue reading

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The Pioneers of Jamaican Music Speak to Brown Sugar

  Radio programmes in Jamaica continues to be one of the key strengths in local media here. Whether it’s in the area of current affairs, sports, health, politics, law or music the quality of such radio shows is impressive. One … Continue reading

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Fae Ellington- 40 Years of a Whole Heap of Speech & Drama

This year Fae Ellington celebrates her 40th year in Jamaica’s media and arts. She has rightfully been lauded by her peers on numerous radio and TV shows with the latest being on Television Jamaica’s “Profile” where Fae was interviewed by … Continue reading

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Jamaican Radio – Nuff Talk

The last time I looked Jamaica had over 20 radio stations on the FM band. That is roughly 1 radio station per 125,000 Jamaicans and most are driven by one genre of radio. Speech radio. Talk radio has been developing … Continue reading

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