Published: 2 years ago
Broadcast area: Iloilo
Branding: Aksyon Radyo Iloilo
Slogan: sa ILOILO…aksyon radyo!
Frequency: 720 kHz
Format: drama, news, public affairs, music
Power: 10,000 watts
ERP: 20,000 watts
Owner: Pacific Broadcasting Systems
AKSYON RADYO ILOILO, DYOK 720 kHz is an AM station owned and operated by Manila Broadcasting Company. Its studio is located at 3rd Floor Carlos Uy Bldg., Benigno Aquino Avenue, Mandurriao, Iloilo City.
Engr. Sonny Mondejar acted as Station Manager when it was established as OK 720 RADYO BALITA on September 16, 1991. AKSYON RADYO ILOILO was officially launched as “AKSYON RADYO” in December 1999.
Seasoned broadcast journalist John Paul B. Tia is now at the helm. With his determination, leadership and all out support of 35 strong men and women of the station, AKSYON RADYO ILOILO proves its mettle in the industry by its balanced programming that caters to the A,B,C,D, and E crowds.
AKSYON RADYO ILOILO also boasts of the most respected radio newscasters, reporters, and anchormen in broadcast industry. The most responsible and responsive public affairs programs and best entertainment programs are aired from 3:45AM until 12:00Midnight.
Operating under NTC licensed no. DSD 1074-91, AKSYON RADYO ILOILO uses a power capacity of 10,000 watts, Broadcast Electronics transmitter and other state-of-the-art digital equipment. The station covers Metro Iloilo, Panay, Guimaras, Negros Occidental, part of Cebu, Palawan, Masbate, Romblon and Negros Oriental. Jose Rolly Pabillo, Chief Technician supervises first class radio engineers.
One of the utmost concerns of AKSYON RADYO ILOILO is serving the community through its news programs, beat and field reports, culture and arts, comedy, festivals, advocacy plugs, and public service.
True to its commitment to serve and enhance peoples’ awareness, AKSYON RADYO ILOILO spearheaded various activities for local and national development.
These noble endeavors include the most respected and the fastest coverage of the May 14 local elections, “Supercount 2007”; Department of Tourism endorsed Guimaras-Iloilo Cross Channel Swim, “Kayaba Festival;” “Mountain Bike Challenge,” “Operation Bulig” for Guimaras Oil Spill and Igbaras tragedies, and “Krusada Kontra Krimen.”
AKSYON RADYO ILOILO’s manifestation of strength and reliability was gauged when it bagged the “Best AM Provincial Station” award in the recently concluded convention of Manila Broadcasting Company.