107.6FM – Finally a radio station for women in Penang


It is Malaysia’s only English radio station for women, and in March this year, Capital FM, which has 121,000 listeners weekly, ventured north to Penang (previously it could only be heard in the Klang Valley). But what exactly does a radio station for women broadcast? One might imagine fashion, beauty, celebrities and cosmetics. Think I’m stereotyping? Just flip open a magazine for women and you’ll see.

Stereotypes aside, obviously there’s so much more women are interested in. According to Star Radio Group chief operating officer Kudsia Kahar, it’s no easy task catering for women from all walks of lives – from pencil pushers to housewives to powerhouse ladies.

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