Radio Shoolini completes a year

Vishakha Thakur

Radio Shoolini, the campus radio which was inaugurated on the Prerna Divas last year, celebrated its first anniversary in style.
Run by the students and for the students, it produced more than 450 shows under the guidance of station head Ms Richa Devesar and has also mentored dozens of talented Radio Jockeys (RJs).
These include RJ Bhuvnesh, RJ Dheeraj, RJ Nancy, RJ Vaishnavi, RJ Pushpgandha,
RJ Sahil, RJ Mansi, RJ Yashoda, RJ Chandani, RJ Rahul, RJ Vicky, RJ Bharti, RJ Aman, RJ Komal, RJ Shivam, RJ Kunjali, RJ Pooja among others who presented shows of different genres, such as Yaadon ka karwan, ’90s special, Star’s life, My journey, Pyaar tune kya kia, Goof up show, etc.
Ms Ranjna Thakur, Assistant Professor in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication said that her journey and experience with Radio Shoolini have been astounding and she had a great friend and mentor in the station head, Ms Richa.
Assistant Professor Dr. Anita Chauhan, who had contributed a series of programmes on psychology, said Radio Shoolini “gave me a platform to express my ideas and reach out to the students, faculty and other employees of the university”.
RJ Yash Chandra said he had a great experience in recording shows. RJ Alisha Garg said the Radio station is providing wonderful experience and that she was looking forward to more contributions.
RJ Pushpgandha Tiwari, who has produced several programmes, said it is “a time of new beginnings, of infectious imagination, dynamism, and energy”.
RJ Aman Kumar said he had got a golden opportunity to research about celebrities, films and music. “The Classic Radio show has been my personal favourite since day one as it increases my knowledge about movies and i get to know more about many famous personalities”. RJ Neha Sharma said she had learnt a lot and gathered experiences like narrating stories on air and writing scripts.
RJ Ronika Angelina said the studio has helped hidden talents to blossom and that she was already aspiring to be a RJ.
It was started by the department of journalism and mass communication but now students from another streams are also recording shows.
“There is immense talent among students and faculty members and we are working towards having a full-fledged community radio station in the future”, said the Station Head, Ms Richa Devesar.