Arabian Radio Network names Fiona Munro as Programming Director for City 101.6FM

April 19, 2009 4:47 pm

Munro brings with her over seven years of experience in radio, both as a presenter and a core programming executive in her native India. She has participated in the launch of two successful stations, Red FM Kolkata and Fever 104FM Bangalore. She has also hosted numerous shows in varied formats as a presenter.

As a key player in the launch of TV channel Neo Sports, she derived industry expertise in driving broadcast tune-in.

Mahmoud Al Rasheed, General Manager of ARN, said, “We are confident Fiona Munro will be an excellent fit at ARN. With her fresh outlook, she will invest the radio station with further creativity and verve that are the hallmarks of City 101.6FM.”

“As Dubai’s favourite Asian radio station, we were meticulous in our search for a candidate who could bring a breadth of experience in presentation as well as in production. With Fiona Munro at the helm, we are confident of maintaining our high standards of information and entertainment that Dubai audiences have come to expect of us, even while taking the City 101.6FM success story even further,” he added.

Closely associated with the entertainment and film industry, Munro has to her credit an interesting portfolio of interviews with some of India’s top celebrities, including John Abraham, Bipasha Basu, and Lara Dutta.

In addition to City 101.6, the ARN bouquet includes HIT96.7 for Malayalam speakers. It additionally comprises Al Arabiya, Al Khaleejiya, and Noor Dubai in Arabic; as well as Virgin Radio, Dubai Eye, and Dubai 92 in English.