BCC stands for Barbados Community College, where GED 106.1 FM is present. This college establishes this radio channel for the students of the Mass Communications department. It is a special college radio which provides broadcasting from the campus. The radio transmitter of this channel covers six miles of college, and online streaming is also available on the internet. Availability on the internet makes it easy for students of this college to listen to campus updates.
Programming and Aim:
This channel provides programming, which includes talk shows, music, fun, and daily newscast about events taking place at their college. The main purpose of establishing this radio channel is to provide an opportunity for their students to practice and have experience of radio.
The students of Mass communication are guided and trained by their teachers. Students who have experience of this radio channel have more chance to get good opportunities in media. They can easily make a position in their careers due to good communication skills. Students tune in to GED FM 106.1 to listen to the most exciting news, entertainment, music, and much more. BCC radio is a good source of information and entertainment for students at the campus. It provides broadcasting during the working days of the week and remains closed during the weekend.
Language of programming: The programs of this channel are in the English language.
Genre: Study news/ talk.
Programs at GED 106.1 FM:
On this radio, you can find a variety of programs as the producers and hosts of programs are changed after they complete their degree from this institute. Students bring new ideas for their programs and work on those ideas. Topics of programs are based on campus news, talk shows, educational programs, sports, and music.
1) Surviving College: this show was broadcasted in the year 2012 on Tuesday at 11:45 AM. Philisha was the host of this program.
2) Youth’s point of view: Philisha also hosted this show. It broadcasted on Thursday at 1:15 PM.
3) Behind the music scene: Adrian was the host of this show. The timings of this program were 11:45 AM on Thursday.
4) The Gaming World: Reyda was the host of this program. It broadcasted on Wednesday at noon.
5) Xclusive News: students can listen to all college updates on this show. Adrian was the host of this show. It broadcasted on Friday at 2:00 PM.
6) But Does That: this show was broadcasted on Monday at 1:15 PM. Reyda was the host of this show.
Location of the radio station: Barbados Community College, Bridgetown, Barbados.
Official Website: http://www.bcc.edu.bb/Divisions/GEDRadio/