MyFM Wins Sound Of India Competition

The International Radio Festival are excited to announce 94.3 MyFM as the winner of this years Mixcloud Sound Of India competition.

The International Radio Festival are excited to announce 94.3 MyFM as the winner of this years Mixcloud Sound Of India competition. 94.3 MyFM is one of the biggest radio stations in one of the biggest countries of the world, transmitting across seven states and 17 cities in India, reaching millions of listeners. Especially among younger people the stations’ programme devoted to the claim “Jiyo dil se” (“live life to the fullest”) is steadily gaining popularity.

RJ Meenakshi emerged as the winner in a competition, which had over 100 entries from more than 70 private and public FM radio stations all over India.  The bubbly Meenakshi hosts the morning show ‘Salaam Chandigarh’ on 94.3 MY FM from 7 to 11am. This is a power packed show which starts with a motivational story, which is then followed by national, international, sports and bollywood updates with funny entertaining takes and trivia.

Listen to the winning entry from RJ Meenakshi here:

At the 5th International Radio Festival RJ Meenakshi will present her famous daily show “Salaam Chandigarh” where she interacts with her listeners and expresses her joy of making radio in a very unique and Indian way. Together with group’s and Mixcloud the International Radio Festival aimed to once again to find the Indian FM Radio Show and Radio jockey of 2014.  As part of the contest Indian FM radio stations have to upload samples of shows aired live in 2013 on Mixcloud. The jury went through all submissions as a preliminary filtration process, followed by a final selection.

Says group founder, CEO Anil Wanvari: “We are delighted to partner with the IRF and Mixcloud in the selection of that one RJ and radio show which can be showcased at the IRF in Zurich, Switzerland. Over the past two years, RedFM’s RJ Malishka (2012) and Radio Mirchi’s RJ Jeeturaaj (2013) have kept the Indian flag flying high at IRF impressing all with their versatility and originality.”

Adds IRF’s Director Darryl von Daniken: “Radio in India offers incredibly exciting programming and we are looking forward to hosting the winners in Zurich in front of a very large representation of the radio fraternity and globally. Like in the past, the RJ and show producer will be offered complimentary travel and accommodation courtesy

About the International Radio Festival (IRF)
Founded in 2010, the IRF is a Zurich-based organization, being the FIRST and ONLYinternational radio festival of its kind, celebrating the world’s most consumed medium — Music Radio. A must-attend event, the IRF brings together Music Radio Anchors, Radio Programming Heads, Record Labels, Music Managers & Agents, Lifestyle Brands/Services and their Marketing & Advertising Agencies, Media Professionals and Educational Establishments. The IRF is the key place where the Music Radio world comes together to celebrate and showcase some of the best music programmes, to deliberate and collaborate, to network and to discover trends about their Industry. The IRF was as a finalist in the 2011 British Swiss Business Awards, and invited by the Swiss Federal Government to be part of their presence during the 2012 London Olympic Games – they will also be at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Notes to Editors:
View online presentation about the International Radio Festival here:

Listen to shows from previous editions on Mixcloud here:

Photos from the event here:

What people in radio say about the IRF here: Press Release in German can be viewed here:

Contact: Nikki McNeill at Global Publicity

August 28, 2014 2:43pm by Global Publicity   Comments (0)

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