938LIVE

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938LIVE
938LIVE Logo.jpg
Broadcast area Singapore
Branding 938LIVE as of 1 January 2005
Slogan Gets You Talking
Frequency 93.8 FM
First air date NewsRadio 938:
1 January 1996
938LIVE:
1 January 2005 (2005-01-01)
Format News
Language(s) English
ERP 500.000-MHz
Class 200-Kw
Former callsigns NewsRadio 938
(1 January 1996 - 31 December 2004)
Owner MediaCorp
(MediaCorp Radio)
Webcast Web Stream
Website xinmsn.com/938LIVE

938LIVE (formerly known as NewsRadio 938 before 2005) is an English radio station of MediaCorp in Singapore. It is an eighteen hour radio station that broadcasts news radio programmes, from 6:00am to midnight (UTC+08:00) daily. During non-operating hours, the station will relay programmes from WCTR Talk Radio till 6:00am.

History[edit]

NewsRadio 938 (1996 - 2004)[edit]

Prior to 938LIVE, it was originally known as NewsRadio 938 and was officially inaugurated by then President of Singapore's Ong Teng Cheong on 1 January 1996 at midnight. Then, it was one of Radio Corporation of Singapore (RCS)'s radio stations, which had taken over Singapore Broadcasting Corporation (SBC)'s radio-broadcasting operations on 1 October 1994 when it was privatized under the Singapore International Media (SIM Group of Companies). When the Television Corporation of Singapore (TCS) rebranded to MediaCorp in 12 February 2001, RCS subsequently became MediaCorp Radio.

938LIVE (2005 - present)[edit]

NewsRadio 938 was rebranded as 938LIVE and was officially inaugurated by then President of Singapore's Sellapan Ramanathan on 1 January 2005 at midnight.

Staff[edit]

Directorial Staff[edit]

  • Managing Director of MediaCorp Radio: Florence Lian
  • Senior Programme Director : Isadhora Mohamed
  • Promotions Manager : New Seow Ping
  • Senior Station Administrator: Madeleine Zhuo

Current news radio DJs[edit]

  • Angela Lim
  • Bharati Jagdish
  • Daniel Martin
  • Eugene Loh
  • Howie Lim
  • Michelle Martin
  • William Xavier (Will Xavier)
  • Keith de Souza
  • Noor Farhan
  • Raj Kumar
  • Andre Ahchak
  • Daphne Lim

Broadcasting length[edit]

938LIVE will also air live broadcasts for breaking news such as the Singapore general and presidential elections, natural disasters and transnational terrorist attacks, as well as special occasions such as public holidays and observations, concerts, and major sporting events. These news were usually extended to live hours.

Obtaining schedules[edit]

938LIVE schedules are published in Today newspapers, together with 987FM, Class 95FM and Gold 90.5FM. They can be found in the same page as Toggle schedules.

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Coordinates: 1°18′46″N 103°51′43″E / 1.312751°N 103.862°E / 1.312751; 103.862