DYLA

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DYLA
City Cebu City
Broadcast area Central Visayas
Branding DYLA-AM 909 kHz
Slogan Ang Labing Tinamod ug Tinahod nga Radio News Organization sa Sugbo
Frequency 909 KHz
First air date September 27, 1967
Format news, public service
Language(s) Cebuano
Power 10,000 watts
Callsign meaning DYLA
Owner Visayas-Mindanao Confederation of Trade Unions
(Vimcontu Broadcasting Corporation)
Webcast Live Webcast

DYLA (DYLA 909 kHz Cebu City) is an AM station owned and operated by Vimcontu Broadcasting Corporation. The studio is located at 2nd Floor, JSU-PSU Mariners' Court-Cebu, ALU-VIMCONTU, Welfare Center, Pier 1, Cebu City, and Transmitter is located at Mambaling, Cebu City. is the Station Manager. Jhunnex Napallacan, Upon the leadership of the one young broadcasters, the station was awarded last September 2015 the two major awards of the Cebu Archdiocesan Mass Media Awards (CAMMA)--- 2015 Best in Radio News program: Balita sa Alas Siete and 2015 Best in Radio News Commentary: Editorial by Jhunnex Napallacan.

In 2003, dyLA also won the Best News Program: DYLA BALITA Premier Edition during the 21st CAMMA under the leadership of Jhunnex Napallacan, as Station Manager.

DYLA anchors and reporters include Jun Tagalog, Fred Languido, Rene Borromeo, Le Antojado, Chito Aragon and Dario Gil .

History[edit]

DYLA started its operation on September 27, 1967. As a news and public affairs radio station, DYLA has been a witness to the history in the Visayas and Mindanao. In living up its thrust as a news and public affairs radio station, it has been regarded consistently as one of the most influential media outlets as far as drawing public opinion on current issues is concerned. It has won virtually numerous news and public affairs awards in each part of the country including the most prestigious Cebu Archdiocesan Mass Media Awards (CAMMA). These include the most coveted best in radio news program twice, best in radio commentary once and again twice in the best in educational programming during the stint of Cerge Remonde as station manager. DYLA has been conferred as the most outstanding institution by the Cebu City government thrice already. DYLA is very strong in live coverages of community affairs. It is in the forefront of calamity coverages. As proof of its credibility in the community, it has raised millions of pesos in public contribution in various disaster relief operations and other causes. While other radio stations give money and goods for people to listen to them, DYLA receives money from its listeners for worthy causes.

Former anchors[edit]