The UST Tiger Radio, the University’s e-radio station, represented the Philippines at the 11th World College Radio Day 24-hour Global Marathon held recently via Live365. Tiger Radio was recognized for having the Best Audience in the same event. The award announced on November 23, 2021.
For the competition, each country was given an hour, with Tiger Radio taking the 10:00 A.M. slot. Former UST Yellow Jackets member and Communication Arts graduate Mr. Eric “DJ Chinaheart” Galang, was the special guest.
For 2021, the World College Radio Day theme was “In Tough Times, We Thrive,” and Tiger Radio’s show had for its theme “#USTResilientRadio.” The station’s measures in adapting their radio production to the new normal was discussed.
UST Tiger Radio is under the supervision and production of the Tiger Media Network, the official broadcasting unit of the UST Communications Bureau.
In the previous academic year, UST Tiger Radio was among the top 10 college radio stations feted with Bret Michaels Spirit of College Radio Awards 2020, also from the World College Radio Day team.