Mello FM is the best and only radio station airing Reggae music from Jamaica. This major market station transmits its programming from St. James, the city of Montego Bay. Its studios and offices are situated at 63 Barnett Street, Montego Bay, Jamaica as well as 3 Cargill Avenue, Kingston, Jamaica. Mello FM specifically uses the Caribbean music/talk format. The radio always stays live around the clock. It broadcast using the frequency of 88.5 Megahertz (MHz) from West Jamaica.
History of Mello FM:
Launched on December 1, 2003, it started broadcasting with the slogan ‘station that plays strong songs.’ On November 1, 2004, it started transmission in the cities of Western Jamaica. These cities Western Jamaica are St. James, Westmoreland, Trelawny, Hanover sections of St. Ann as well as St. Elizabeth. 2010 was a golden period in the history of the station. In the beginning, it only covered the area of Western Jamaica. But, in 2010, its broadcasting covered the whole island.
Aim to Entertain Listeners:
The station aims to compete for the market and entertain the listeners with Reggae music in mellow sound. Its target is to give the best, and new feel to the Reggae music lovers.
Programming and hosts:
Schedule of weekly shows
Host VJ begins the day at 5:00 am with his show, GOSPEL TRAIN. It ends at 6:00 am.
MELLO DAYBREAK with Ron Muschette continues from 6:00 am to 7:30 am.
Heather Cummings gives 15 minutes of news highlights in MAJOR NEWS from 7:30 am to 7:45 am.
Ron Muschette again comes live with his show MELLO DAYBREAK from 7:45 am to 10:00 am.
Mello DJ hosts PERFECT MIX with subtitle YOUR STRONG SONGS from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Heather Cummings, the newscaster, gives briefings about new happenings in MAJOR NEWS at 12:30 pm -12:45 pm.
Mello DJ charms noon from 12:45 pm to 1:00 pm with his show PERFECT MIX.
Barry’ G’ goes on air from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm with his show, BARRY G SHOW.
Barry’ G’ also hosts BARRY G LIVE from 5 to 6:00 pm.
Heather Cummings updates listeners about news from 6 to 6:15 pm in MAJOR NEWS.
Mello DJ hosts EVENING MIX from 6:15 to 8:00 pm.
Michael Anthony Cuffe hosts LIFE & RELATIONSHIPS from 8 to 10:00 pm.
Mello DJ airs MUSIC from 10 pm to 5:00 am.
The Early Show, Saturday Morning Live, Mello Overdose, Western Fusion, Saturday Night Party are the weekend program, broadcasted on Saturday.
Saturday Night Party, Gospel Train, Mello Cruz, Sunday Tracks, and Music are Sunday shows.
Ramona Samuels, Ron Muschette, DJ Franco, DJ Brian, and DJ Marlon Young are the hosts of Saturday programs.
DJ Marlon Young, Mello DJ, VJ, Lady’ J’, Al Robinson, and Mello DJ host programs on Sunday.
Kool 97 FM, Hot 102 FM, Zip 103 FM, and Fyah 105 FM are the competitor radio stations of Mello FM 88.5.
Address: 63 Barnett St. 1876 Montego Bay, Jamaica
Office Number: +1 876-971-4163, 876-971-9124
Studio Number: 876-291-9300
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Official Website: http://www.mellofmjamaica.com/