Warna 94.2FM

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WARNA 94.2FM
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Broadcast area Caldecott Broadcast Centre
Singapore
Branding 1994 as Radio Corporation of Singapore
Frequency 94.2 FM
First air date 1959 as Radio Singapore
1994 as Radio Corporation of Singapore
Format Malay adult contemporary music
Language(s) Malay
ERP 500.000 MHz
Class 200 Kw
Former callsigns Radio 2
Owner MediaCorp
(MediaCorp Radio)
Webcast Web Stream
Website xinmsn.com/warna942

Warna 94.2FM is a contemporary music radio station of MediaCorp playing a blend of international Malay top 40 hits, and providing Islamic programmes, world and local news, 100% Malay music and infotainment. The station was voted the favourite Malay radio station in 2006. It was first aired operating out of Singapore with the independence of Malaya in 31 August 1957.

Brief History[edit]

  • Warna 94.2FM formerly known as Radio 2 (94.2FM).
  • It was re-branded as Warna 94.2FM from Radio Corporation of Singapore (currently MediaCorp Radio) on 1994.
  • It was the first Malay (Sunni Islam) radio station from the former government owned Radio & Television of Singapore its state station for Singapore viewers a role served until 1965 when Singapore became independent.
  • In early 1960s, the translation and interpretation of the Koran reading in the Malay language for a programme on Radio Singapura broadcast every Friday night hosted by our late Ustaz Ahmad Sonhadji.
  • During the day of Maulidur Rasul (birth of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad), regular shows were subsequently transformed to a religious programme with an additional of Islamic music broadcast 24/7.
  • The format of programming and playlist revamped on 6 January 2014. (see schedule below)

Staff[edit]

Directorial & Management Staff
Position/ Role Name
Senior Vice President, Malay Broadcast Division Zakiah Halim
Assistant Vice President, Warna 94.2FM, Ria 89.7FM & Xfm 96.3 Hassan Salleh
Senior Programme Director, Warna 94.2FM Morniyati Tukimin
Executive Music Director, Warna 94.2FM & Ria 89.7FM Brader Bo
Senior Promotions Executive Wati Rahim
Station Administrative Manager Asmah Bee
Full Time DJs
Position/ Role Name
Executive Producer-Presenter Suharti Ali
Executive Producer-Presenter Faridah Onn
Executive Producer-Presenter Mariam Mas'od
Executive Producer-Presenter Suriani Kassim (Sue)
Producer-Presenter A B Shaik
Senior Producer-Presenter Muhd Tahar Ghalib (TG)
Senior Producer-Presenter Abdul Razak Rahim (RZ)
Producer-Presenter Nona Kirana Assan
Senior Producer-Presenter Zaza Majid
Senior Producer-Presenter Hafeez Harun
Senior Producer-Presenter Dyn Norahim

Notable Former DJs[edit]

  • Adi Abdul Rahman - (previously co-hosted Warna Xpress with Suriani Kassim & hosted Adi 360, most recently a Ria 89.7fm DJ)
  • Ami Mohd Noor - (left radio in June 2005, previously co-hosted Warna Mart with Morniyati Tukimin & hosted Milenia)
  • Aminah Siregar - (left radio in Jan 2000, previously hosted Ceria Keluarga)
  • Asmah Laili - (left radio in Jan 2000)
  • Asmah Sulaiman - (left radio in Dec 2006, former Warna 94.2fm Assistant PD)
  • Asri Sunawan - (previously hosted Cakra Warna & Rentak Kota, most recently a news presenter for Malay dept, Suria)
  • Azlin Ali - (previously hosted Warna Mart, most recently a Ria 89.7fm DJ)
  • Allahyarhamah Faridah Hanim (1943–2012) - (left radio in Dec 2003)
  • Hassan Salleh - (previously co-hosted Hore Hore Sabtu with Ibrahim Jamil, most recently a Ria 89.7fm PD)
  • Hasnani Nyarman - left in Jan 2000
  • Hashim Yusof - left in Dec 1992
  • Ibrahim Jamil - most recently a news editor for Malay dept
  • Inon Salleh - most recently a news editor for Malay dept
  • Jamilah Yusop - (left in June 2009, former Promotions Executive)
  • Nordin Kassim - (left radio in Dec 2006, previously hosted Firman & Sabda)
  • Nursha Ismail - (left radio in Nov 2011, most recently a news presenter for Malay dept, Suria)
  • Rashid Sulaiman - most recently a news editor for Malay dept
  • Saemah Ali - left in Dec 1997
  • Surtini Sarwan - most recently a news editor for Malay dept (former Warna 94.2fm PD - 1st Generation)
  • Suhaimi Yusof - left in June 2005
  • Shah Ibrahim - left in Dec 2005
  • Isadhora Mohd - left in October 2013, most recently a 938Live Senior Programme Director (former Warna 94.2fm PD - 2nd Generation)

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