Virgin Radio Lebanon

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Virgin Radio Lebanon.jpg
Broadcast areaLebanon
BrandingVirgin Radio Lebanon
Slogan"10 hits in a row"
FormatContemporary hit radio
Language(s)English
OwnerLevant Media Hub SAL
Richard Branson
WebsiteVirgin Radio Lebanon Official Website

Virgin Radio Lebanon is part of the Virgin Radio chain launched by Richard Branson which is also part of the Virgin Group, operated in Lebanon by Levant Media Hub SAL. Its official launch was on 15 May 2013.[1] It broadcasts on 89.5FM. It has a powerful FM and online presence, and is also available on Android and iOS. In one of its main features 10 Hits in a row that occurs at the top of almost all hours, the station plays 10 songs back to back commercial free. The station quickly gained traction to become one of the leading media across its territory. The station has also gained considerable global attention with its Instagram account with over 1.1 million followers and its Facebook page, with over 13 million "likes".[2] Virgin Radio Lebanon's Chairman is Makram Zard Abou Jaoude and its General Manager is Najy Cherabieh.

The station goes listener-driven Sundays to Fridays from 9:00 pm to midnight (formerly weekdays from 8:00 to 10:00 pm).

On air hosts[edit]

  • Zaina El Hage
  • Boudy Boustany
  • Sally Geha
  • Dany Habib
  • Jack Sleiman

On air shows[edit]

  • The morning show with Zaina and Boudy (weekdays 6am – 10am)
  • The Drive with Sally & Dany (weekdays 3pm 6pm)
  • The Urban Show with Jack Sleiman (Wed & Sat 10pm till Midnight)

WhatsApp[edit]

Virgin Radio Lebanon is the first ever radio station to use the WhatsApp application to communicate with its users free of charge and completely do away with SMS and traditional call in phone lines.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Virgin Radio Lebanon Launch Party". Beiruting. 14 May 2013. Retrieved 15 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Virgin Radio Lebanon Facebook Page". Retrieved 10 May 2017.

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