Virgin Radio Lebanon

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Virgin Radio Lebanon.jpg
Broadcast area Lebanon
Branding Virgin Radio Lebanon
Slogan "10 hits in a row"
Format 10 hits in a row
Language(s) English
Owner Levant Media Hub SAL
Richard Branson
Website Virgin Radio Lebanon Official Website

Virgin Radio Lebanon is part of the Virgin Radio chain launched by Richard Branson which is also part of the Virgin Group, operated in Lebanon by Levant Media Hub SAL. Its official launch was on 15 May 2013,[1] it broadcasts on 89.5FM. It has a powerful online presence, on Android and iOS; in one of its main features 10 Hits in a row, the station plays 10 songs back to back commercial advertisements free. The station quickly gained traction to become one of the leading media across its territory, the station has also gained considerable global attention with its Instagram account with over 1.4 million followers and its Facebook page, with over 14 million "likes".[2] Virgin Radio Lebanon's Chairman is Makram Zard Abou Jaoude and its General Manager is Najy Cherabieh.

The station goes listener-driven Sundays to Fridays from 9:00 pm to midnight (formerly weekdays from 8:00 to 10:00 pm).

On air presenters[edit]

  • Anthony Salame
  • Zaina El Hage
  • Boudy Boustany
  • Sally Geha
  • Frankie Walters

On air shows[edit]

  • Anthony and Sally (weekdays 6–10:00 am)
  • The Drive with Zaina and Boudy (weekdays 3–6:00 pm)
  • Evenings with Frankie Walters (weeknights 6–8:00 pm)
  • The Weekend Mashup with Mass (Sat 9:00 pm–midnight)

WhatsApp[edit]

Virgin Radio Lebanon is the first ever radio station to use the WhatsApp application to communicate with its users free of charge and completely do away with SMS and traditional call in phone lines.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Virgin Radio Lebanon Launch Party". Beiruting. 14 May 2013. Retrieved 15 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Virgin Radio Lebanon Facebook Page". Retrieved 10 May 2017. 

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