Nutriskwela Community Radio Station, Radyo Kausbawan 103.1 mHz birthed on March 11, 2015 in Palompon Institute of Technology, Palompon, Leyte is now on its second year of broadcasting.
In just two years’ period, Radyo Kausbawan garnered six (6) nominations during the Second Nutriskwela Community Radio Awards of the National Nutrition Council in Baguio City conducted on February 8, 2017. Included as finalist to the following categories: (1) Best Sectoral Program, “Maayong Buntag, Leyte”, (2) Best Sectoral Program, “PIT News Updates”, (3) Best Nutrition Radio Program, “Istoryang Kahimsog ug Panglawas”, (4) Best Female Broadcaster, Rothelia Maria G. Ugsad, (5 and 6) Best Male Broadcaster and Best Program Manager, Ryan N. Wenceslao.
Highlighted during the celebration is the back to back crash course training on Basic Broadcast Reporting, Zumba Fitness and Communicator’s Awards Night. This year’s Radyo Kausbawan103.1 MHz anniversary theme is “Recognizing Excellence in Radyo Kausbawan and PIT AB Com. VOICES”.
Various recognitions were handed, to include: Best Cebuano Journalist, Best Speech and Oral Communicator, Best Campus Journalist, Best Radio Producer, Best Director, and Best Communication Researcher. Ms. Ricsel Mananita, received the Best AB- Communication Student for S.Y. 2016-2017, the highest award of the night.
Radyo Kausbawan 103.1 MHz was established by the National Nutrition Council in partnership with the Palompon Institute of Technology to empower the community through radio broadcasting. The Nutriskwela community radio stations are to disseminate correct, current, and relevant nutrition and health information, as well as educational and developmental information. ###