The launch of Pulse 95 is an exciting venture into a new market.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Pulse 95 Radio, an affiliate of Sharjah Broadcasting Authority, is ringing in Ramadan this year with special programming that celebrates the spirit of the holy month, consisting of three new shows and exciting competitions offering cash prizes.
Targeting all UAE residents, a 4-minute daily programme titled ‘Messenger of Mercy’ will narrate stories of righteousness and virtue. Listeners can tune in on the Pulse 95 YouTube channel.
In the programme ‘Eyes On’, airing between 1 – 2pm Monday through Thursday, presenter Aisha Al Mazmi will discuss aspects of life in Sharjah, highlight family-friendly tourist destinations, and delve into various community-related topics.
Presenter Hassan Dennaoui, popularly known as ‘Big Hass’, will spotlight local and regional talents in the ‘Catch a Vibe’ programme, which will air on Saturdays between 9 – 10pm. A rerun will be broadcast the following day at the same time.
The station will also host special Ramadan competitions inviting listeners to participate by answering questions on its social media accounts, for a chance to win cash rewards.
In 2018, Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of Sharjah Media Council, described the advent of the station as a great step forward in increasing the reach, broadening the scope and driving the progress of radio in the UAE.
"The launch of Pulse 95 is an exciting venture into a new market for Sharjah Media Corporation. We have seen a real need to fill the gap in English language output, particularly when so many of the emirate’s residents use English in their day-to-day lives and increasingly conduct business in English.
"In line with that, we have created a unique station which has a worldwide agenda with Sharjah at the heart of its content, delivered by international presenters in an innovative, engaging and progressive format. This is a milestone for UAE broadcasting which can promote the residential, tourism and entrepreneurial benefits of Sharjah while catering to a local audience that wants entertainment, information and human interest."
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