Signal FM

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Signal FM
City Pétion-Ville, Haiti
Frequency 90.5 MHz
Language(s) French
Website signalfmhaiti.com

Signal FM is a Haitian French language radio station based in the Port-au-Prince suburb of Pétion-Ville. It is a popular station, providing news updates and other information on Haiti. Mario Viau[1] is owner and general manager.

The station remained on the air during the 2010 Haiti earthquake,[2][3] evolving into a community bulletin board for residents recovering from the damage.[4][5] For its efforts, the station was awarded the 2010 Maria Moors Cabot prize of Columbia University, the oldest international award for journalism.[6]

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  1. ^ Site Web Officiel de Mario Viau
  2. ^ Haitian radio station becomes post-quake lifeline, CNN, January 24, 2010
  3. ^ In Haiti, Signal FM staff keeps station running, Committee to Protect Journalists, January 22, 2010
  4. ^ Haitians Find Lifeline In Local Radio Station, NPR, January 25, 2010
  5. ^ Local radio proves a lifeline in Haiti Archived 2010-01-23 at the Wayback Machine., PRI's The World, January 20, 2010
  6. ^ "Cabot Prize Winners, 2010". Columbia University School of Journalism. 2010. Archived from the original on 7 January 2011. Retrieved 17 January 2012.

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