UFM 100.3 is a Chinese radio station located in Singapore. It is a very popular Mandarin music station under SPH Radio Pte Ltd, an entirely owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings. Its programming focuses mostly on music contents. This radio station plays trendy and familiar mandarin hits, with attractive lifestyle content and modern hot topics for the listeners.
UFM 100.3 is the part of SPH Radio Pte Ltd and has been on the air since 2001. The station works directly with its mother company to present information and freebies to its listeners. For example, news breaks are selected from articles from The Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao, My Paper, Shin Min Daily News and Lianhe Wanbao.
Slogan: “U选好歌，非听不可!” (Playing your favorite songs that you must not miss!)
- Broadcast area: Singapore.
- Branding: UFM100.3 (2012-present); Radio 1003 (2005-2012); UFM 1003 (2001-2004)
- Format: CHR/Mandarin
- Language(s): Chinese
- Owner: SPH Radio Pte Ltd
- Sister stations: Kiss 92FM, One FM 91.3, 96.3 Hao FM and Money FM 89.3
To get more information just visit UFM 100.3 Radio Website: www.ufm1003.sg
It was formerly known as Radio 1003. This station is a joint venture between Singapore Press Holdings, or SPH, and NTUC Media. It also owns HOT FM91.3 and Kiss 92FM.
Station launch and early days
The station began as UFM 1003 on 3 October 2001, as a station under UnionWorks, a 50-50 joint venture between SPH and NTUC Media. Its target audience is aged 25 to 39.
Post-media merger and rebranding to Radio 1003
Singapore saw a media merger at the end of 2004, with SPH’s television operations SPH MediaWorks taken over by MediaCorp.
In 2009, SPH launched the inaugural Singapore Entertainment Awards (新加坡e乐大赏). The annual rewards honored the best talents in the Singapore and Asian entertainment scene.
Rebranding to UFM100.
Radio 1003’s name was reverted to UFM100.3 in 2012, with the slogan “UFM100.3 是生活” (UFM100.3 is life). Programming was adjusted to cater to its core audience aged 35 to 49.
In 2014, UFM100.3’s parent company SPH UnionWorks was renamed SPH Radio, as SPH acquired the remaining 7.1% stake in NTUC Media. The station adopted a new slogan, “UFM100.3 U选好歌，非听不可!” (Playing your favorite songs that you must not miss!).
From January 2015, SPH reorganized its newspaper divisions to include other media forms. Under this restructuring, UFM 100.3 was brought under the Chinese Media Group.
UFM 100.3 is a highly-charged Mandarin music station targeting at working professionals aged between 35 – 49 years that is particularly catered to their lifestyle. To further strengthen loyalty, DJs also reaches out to the public through its outdoor activations, conducting games and giveaway prizes while introducing the station to new potential listeners.
The music played on UFM 100.3 includes popular and familiar hits which the listeners love, while program content is designed especially for the listeners with timely updates and conversation. This radio station also supports various community, non-profit and charity organizations with its yearly U-Shine program and charities.
Weekday and Regular Program List
- 6am-10am: UFM 100.3 Mornings with Wen Hong, Li Mei, Xiao Zhu & Weilong
- 10am-1pm: Hello, Anna!
- 1pm – 4pm: Tea with Yu Ling
- 4pm – 8pm: U-Good Evening with Jing Yun & Xin Ying
- 8pm – 12mn: Feel the Night with Cheng Yao
The station’s drive-time programmes are anchored by veteran DJs Wen Hong, Li Mei, Xiao Zhu and Wei Long in the Morning from 6am to 10am, followed by DJ Anna from 10am to 1pm. Yu Ling takes over from 1pm to 4pm and makes way for Jing Yun and Liang Quan from 4pm to 8pm. Cheng Yao rounds up the day from 8pm to 12am.
Current DJs are; Ye Limei, Wu Wanjun, Tan Yan Wei, Su Yuling, Lim Liang Quan, Lin Anna, Lin Weidong, Li Xin Ying, Zhang Cheng Yao and Chen Yu Yang.
The station is also recognized by the National Arts Council for its contribution towards Singapore’s arts sector, being a recipient of the SG50 Arts Patron Award in 2015, a Distinguished Patron of the Arts Award recipient in 2010, 2011, 2014, and a Patron of the Arts Award in 2013 and 2015.
Address: News Centre, Podium Block, Level 3, 1000 Toa Payoh N, Singapore 318994
Headquarters: Tel: +65 6319 1900
Live Studio: Tel: +65 6691 1003
SMS: Tel: +65 9717 1003
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