Radio 100.3 is organising its sixth annual DJ hunt in search of potential radio presenters
Singapore, 18 July 2011 - SPH UnionWorks' Chinese language radio station, Radio 100.3, is organising its sixth annual DJ hunt, “Fight Club 2011”, in search of potential radio presenters. The radio station will be conducting auditions at various tertiary institutions and shopping malls for interested candidates.
The eventual winner will be awarded a contract for an actual DJ career after undergoing training arranged by Radio 100.3. The station believes in injecting new blood into the radio industry, targeting participants aged between 16 to 35 years old who are passionate about the profession. It is currently broadcasting two programmes hosted by past winners of Fight Club – Kemin and Jian Wen.
Carine Ang, Programme Director for Radio 100.3, said: “The key characteristics we will be looking for during our DJ hunt would be eloquence, personality and a willingness to go the extra mile to learn.”
Reaching out to the youth market, the search will kick off at Ngee Ann Polytechnic on 21 July, followed by Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore Polytechnic and Nanyang Technological University on 26 July, 28 July and 11 August respectively.
Open auditions to the public will also be held at IMM and Iluma on 27 August and 3 September respectively. The semi-finals will be held at Square 2 on 11 September and the finale will be held at Bugis Junction on 24 September.
Interested participants can visit the station’s website at www.radio1003.com
. Alternatively, they can stay tuned to Radio 100.3 which will be broadcasting more details about the competition.
For more details, please contact:
Marketing Executive, Radio 100.3
DID: 6319 1990
Mobile: 9176 8724
Assistant Marketing Manager
SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd
DID: 6319 4007
Mobile: 9299 1749
Mr Gary Yeo
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 1225
About SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd
SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd is an 80-20 joint venture between SPH Multimedia and NTUC Media. SPH UnionWorks manages and operates two radio stations, 91.3FM and Radio 100.3.
91.3FM is an English Contemporary Hits Radio (CHR) music station playing new and current top 40 hits targeting listeners under 40. Programmes and promotions are injected with loads of fun and quirkiness with a key focus on engagement and listener’s experience. 91.3FM also has a midas touch to music and has been known for identifying hits before they are hits. Its growth momentum has been going from strength to strength. Against other local mainstream English music stations*, 91.3FM saw its share doubled from 8% in 2009 to 16% in 2010 with listeners 15-39 years old, making it the third most popular music station with the under 40. Its capture of the 15-19 youth segment is even more phenomenal with its share** growing from a mere 3% in year 2006 to 25% in 2010, making it now the second most popular music station with the youths.
Radio 100.3 is a highly-charged Mandarin infotainment station targeting at working professionals in their 20s to 40s. Its unique, lively and engaging delivery style is able to consistently hook listeners on for a far longer period of listening. It added a whopping 136,000*** new listeners last year, bringing its total listener-ship to 355,000***.Programmed content is designed to cater specifically for the busy individuals with timely updates and discussion on current affairs, financial planning, property investment, communication, lifestyle, music and entertainment. The station’s latest alliance to the Global Golden Chart meant Radio 100.3 listeners are the first to hear exclusive new song releases and interviews with today’s hottest pop artistes.
Both 91.3FM and Radio 100.3 provide a great synergy of content with tie-ups with SPH Newspapers, Magazines and SPH Multimedia Platforms.
*share compared against Class95, 987FM, Gold 90.5 and Power 98.
** share compared against Class95, 987FM and Power98
*** Past week cumulative listener-ship (Cume). Mon-Sun. 24 hours. Increase is difference in cume between Wave 2, 2009 and Wave 2, 2010.
About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Southeast Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.
Newspapers, Magazines and Book Publishing
In Singapore, SPH publishes 18 newspaper titles in four languages. Every day, 3 million individuals or 77 per cent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH's news publications. SPH also publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology. SPH's subsidiaries, Straits Times Press and Focus Publishing, produce quality books and periodicals in English and Chinese.
Internet and Mobile
Beyond print, the Internet editions of SPH newspapers enjoy over 263 million page views with 18 million unique visitors every month. Apart from SPH AsiaOne portal, SPH's online and new media initiatives include an online marketplace for products, services and employment, ST701; Stomp, omy.sg, and The Straits Times RazorTV.
SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today. In the radio business, SPH has an 80 per cent stake in SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd, which operates entertainment stations Radio 100.3 in Chinese and 91.3FM in English.
Events and Outdoor Advertising
SPH’s events subsidiary Sphere Exhibits organises innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions. In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its wholly-owned subsidiary, SPH MediaBoxOffice Pte Ltd, Singapore’s leading Digital Out-of-Home advertising company.
SPH owns and manages Paragon, the prime retail and office complex in the heart of Orchard Road, Singapore's main shopping belt. Its latest retail development, The Clementi Mall, started business operations in 2011. SPH's wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, has also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road.