Campus radio is an important educational and social facility for campuses around the world. It prepares students with real-life experience. Most of these stations feature news shows, sports programmes, and public affairs broadcasts, which prepare students for careers in journalism, television, and more. Campus radio station undoubtedly allows students to receive important media experience they may not be able to find anywhere else on campus. Whether it is through research, working with others, or preparing their own material, there is transferable experience in much of what a student disc jockey or student reporter does at his or her college radio station. A student could turn out to be a fantastic On-Air Personality (OAP) at while in the higher institution by doing well in the campus radio station.
In most higher institutions both students in Mass Communication and other departments participate in the running of campus radio stations. Most higher institutions in Nigeria have radio stations which air very interesting programmes enjoyed by listeners within and outside the university community. Here is a list of campus radio stations in Edo State.
UNIBEN 100.1 FM, Benin City
UNIBEN 100.1 FM is the campus radio station of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Benin city, Edo State. The station was established in 2014.It is a vibrant radio station that airs interesting news, entertainment, and sports shows.
Hillside 94.1 FM (Auchi Polytechnic Radio), Auchi
Hillside 94.1 FM is the campus radio station of Auchi Polytechnic, Edo State. The radio station was established in 2007. The station was established to serve the needs of the polytechnic community and its host communities. However, the station has an impressive reach and audience base, with listeners in Benin, Asaba, Akoko, Ekpeshi, Igarra, Okpella, and Okene, including some parts of Kebbi state in Northern Nigeria. Hiilside FM is operated by both students and non-students who have the talent to showcase through campus radio broadcast.
Okada Wonderland 90.5 FM, (Igbinedion University Radio), Okada, Edo State
Okada Wonderland 90.5 FM is the campus radio station of Iginedion University, Okada, Edo State. It is one of the popular radio station in Edo state with listeners spanning across every sector of the society. The workforce comprises students and non-students.