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Published:Tuesday | July 20, 2021 | 12:07 AM
Oppositions Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Lisa Hanna (centre), engages Ian Kelly, director, The Bridge 99 FM (left) and CEO  Robert ‘Bobby’ Clarke following her on-air interview.
Oppositions Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Lisa Hanna (centre), engages Ian Kelly, director, The Bridge 99 FM (left) and CEO Robert ‘Bobby’ Clarke following her on-air interview.
Joe Bogdanovich, Reggae Sumfest executive producer and chairman and CEO of Downsound Entertainment, is caught deep in conversation with veteran reggae artiste Richie Stephens as they participate in The Bridge 99 FM launch broadcast at the AC Marriott Kings
Joe Bogdanovich, Reggae Sumfest executive producer and chairman and CEO of Downsound Entertainment, is caught deep in conversation with veteran reggae artiste Richie Stephens as they participate in The Bridge 99 FM launch broadcast at the AC Marriott Kingston Hotel.
Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Floyd Green joined The Bridge 99 FM host Nikki Z to discuss, among other things, the role the diaspora plays in supporting Jamaica’s agricultural exports, during the station’s inaugural broadcast.
Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Floyd Green joined The Bridge 99 FM host Nikki Z to discuss, among other things, the role the diaspora plays in supporting Jamaica’s agricultural exports, during the station’s inaugural broadcast.
Above: Veteran Jamaican comedian and radio host on The Bridge, Oliver Samuels, is joined by Wendy Duncan for a friendly photo op following his lively on-air interview with Nikki Z.
Above: Veteran Jamaican comedian and radio host on The Bridge, Oliver Samuels, is joined by Wendy Duncan for a friendly photo op following his lively on-air interview with Nikki Z.
Leader of the Opposition, Mark Golding, and Jamaica Consul General to New York, Alsion Roach Wilson, at the launch.
Leader of the Opposition, Mark Golding, and Jamaica Consul General to New York, Alsion Roach Wilson, at the launch.
Singer Ce’Cile and Richie Stephens enjoying the festivities.
Singer Ce’Cile and Richie Stephens enjoying the festivities.
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Members of the Government and the Opposition, business leaders and entertainment industry stakeholders were among the list of people who participated in the launch of The Bridge 99 FM, Jamaica’s newest radio station. The event – which took an interactive nine-hour outside broadcast format – featured discussions on matters of trade, strengthening diaspora connections, commerce, and investment. It was broadcast to audiences in Jamaica and the New York tri-state area via a simulcast with The Bridge 99 FM New York-based sister station IRIE Jam Radio, 93.5 FM – WVIP. Something Extra brings you the highlights.