The Honourable Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic & Telecommunication Stuart Johnson has extended congratulations to the management and staff of Laser 101.1 FM who today November 1st, celebrates 25 years of service to the community of St. Maarten and the outer world.
Laser 101.1 FM has for many years provided entertaining and informative programs, from the Suppa Duppa Morning Show to Gee Money and the AM/PM Workload Show, and has most recently proven to be a stable source of information in the aftermath of hurricane Irma and Maria, in September 2017, it was the only radio station broadcasting in our country at the time.
“The storm watch team of Laser 101 did an amazing job, and I pledge my continued support in their ongoing efforts. The storm watch team, as well as Laser 101 in general, promotes opportunities for young professionals to develop within the industry,” Johnson added.
“In general, Philipsburg Broadcasting has proven true entrepreneurship by having a strong media platform not limited to Laser 101 but also its sister radio stations, Mix 94.7FM, Tropix 105.5FM, and Oasis 96.3FM”, Johnson stated.
Minister Johnson in a press release issued on Wednesday that the Radio station has consistently strived to set a high standard of radio communication for its listener base and its community-minded endeavours throughout the years, with coverage during the hurricane season, is most commendable. He said, “I wish to extend sincere congratulations to the management and team at Laser 101 FM for their hard work and dedication over the years. This goes to those present and those trailblazers who excited us and kept us informed over the years.”