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938LIVE Logo.jpg
Broadcast area Singapore
Branding 938LIVE as of 1 January 2005
Slogan Gets You Talking
Frequency 93.8 MHz
First air date NewsRadio 938:
1 January 1997
1 January 2005 (2005-01-01)
Format News
Language(s) English
ERP 500.000-MHz
Class 200-Kw
Former callsigns NewsRadio 938
(1 January 1997 - 31 December 2004)
Owner Mediacorp
(Mediacorp Radio)
Webcast Web Stream
Website toggle.sg/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 plays Soft adult contemporary music till 6:00am.


NewsRadio 938 (1997 - 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 1997 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 on 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.

In January 2015, the station was relaunched with a number of a new programmes and a stronger focus on news.


Current presenters[edit]

  • Bharati Jagdish
  • Keith de Souza
  • Howie Lim
  • Eugene Loh
  • Daphne Lim
  • Michelle Martin
  • Daniel Martin
  • Chew Wui Lynn

Broadcasting length[edit]

938LIVE airs live broadcasts of breaking news such as the Singapore general and presidential elections, natural disasters and other major developments domestically and internationally.

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. This is weekday schedule:

  • 06.00 - 10.00 Morning Agenda
  • 12.30 - 14.00 The Soundtrack of Our Lives
  • 14.00 - 18.00 The Afternoon News
  • 18.00 - 21.00 Evening Digest
  • 21.00 - 00.00 LateNite Lineup

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External links[edit]

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