• Reach: ZBVI 780 AM reaches more than
400,000 homes, businesses and mobile transport during an average 4 week
• Signal Coverage: ZBVI 780 AM covers the entire
Eastern Caribbean, including Dominican Republic, Barbados and Trinidad.
• ZBVI Prime: ZBVl 780 AM is The British Virgin
island's primary radio station. Featuring seven days of quality Prime
Programming, Morning Devotions, Music Countdowns and Talk Shows. In addition
ZBVI offers Caribbean Weekends and Getaways to Tropical Flavors in 'VIBES'.
ZBVl's Children's Show - all targeting a unique demographically balanced
• News: ZBVI 780 AM provides a comprehensive coverage
of Local, Regional and International News. Reports are broadcast throughout
the day, six days a week by our experienced team of presenters. Weather
updates can be heard every hour, on the half hour.
• Sports: ZBVI 780 AM is the exciting home for
local and regional Softball, Basketball, Football and Cricket. ZBVI also
reports International sports highlights on the NFL, NBA, NHL, Boxing and
Baseball, with regular updates on other sporting events. Tune into each
News Segment for complete coverage, and to the Sports Show.
• ZBVI Children's Program: ZBVI 780 AM is home
to the long running and extremely popular 'Knowledge Is Power' Hour- This
features birthday songs, story telling, quizzes and fun time rhymes for
all to enjoy
• Early Fringe: ZBVI 780 AM offers a quality, well
balanced blend of music with a personal touch from 'On-Air' Personalities.
A host of information spotlights are aired in the morning. ZBVI is a popular
source of up to the minute public information serving the community.
• Late Fringe: ZBVI 780 AM is a dominant station
in late fringe, featuring exciting Caribbean and Adult Contemporary music.
A balanced mix of Air Personalities ensures a one-on-one stay with our
diverse audience. ZBVI also features a dedicated Reggae show, a Request
Line and other music dramas for the masses.
• Weekends: ZBVI 780 AM is out of this world on
weekends, featuring Caribbean Day on Saturday. No weekend on the Islands
would be complete without The Request Line, Afternoon Delight, The Oldie
Goldie Show, Caribbean Gold and the Sports Show.
• Target Audience: ZBVI 780 AM with its new format
of programs and its collage of music, appeals to a widely mixed audience
from the very young to the mature. There is something for everyone.
• Weather Forecasts: Providing accurate and up
to date weather information is one of ZBVI's most important services provided
to the local and regional communities in the Eastern Caribbean. During
hurricanes and other severe weather conditions, ZBVI stays on the air
to provide latest available information and advice.
ZBVI has retained Miami-based meterologist John Toohey, to provide ZBVI
with customized weather forecasts on a daily basis. He will also be working
closely with the BVI Government Department of Disaster Managerment during
periods of severe weather.
Every day, ZBVI provides two types of weather information
Regular Weather Updates "Every hour on the half hour".
The weather updates provide both land forecasts for the British Virgin Islands
and marine forecasts for the BVI's adjacent NE Caribbean waters. These are
updated as necessary during the day and cover a 24 to 48 hour period as
well as the outlook for a further 3 days. These are customized for important
Daily Marine Forecast for the BVI's , Leewards and Windwards.
The daily marine forecast broadcast every morning for the benefit of mariners
and yachtsmen includes a detailed synoptic analysis, local BVI waters forecasts
as well as offshore forecasts for the NE Caribbean as well as the Leeward
and Windward Islands for the next 24 and 48 hours and the outlook for the
next 3 days. These are also customized for important sailing events such
as the BVI Spring Regatta.
See the Program Schedule
for details of times.
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