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National Broadcasting Corporation of Papua New Guinea
TypeCorporation
AvailabilityPapua New Guinea
SloganReal PNG
Headquarters1359 Boroko NCD
Port Moresby
Broadcast area
Papua New Guinea
OwnerGovernment of Papua New Guinea
Launch date
1 December 1973 (radio)
16 September 2008 (television)
Former names
National Broadcasting Commission
Television
Television
Radio
Radio
Online
Online
CallsignsNBC
Callsign meaning
National
Broadcasting
Corporation

The National Broadcasting Corporation of Papua New Guinea (NBC PNG) is Papua New Guinea's state owned broadcaster. Its head office is in Boroko, Port Moresby, and has approximately 20 locations around the country. It operates two national radio stations – NBC Radio (90.7 FM) and Tribe 92FM (92.3FM) – and one television station NBC TV (formerly Kundu 2 and National Television Service).

NBC was established under the Broadcasting Commission Act (authority of Parliament) on 1 December 1973 and was known as National Broadcasting Commission, until 1994 when it took the present name.[1]

NBC Radio

NBC Radio is the radio division of NBC PNG.

Main station

The main station broadcasts on frequency 90.7 FM and 585 MW on AM band.

Weekday Programming (Main)

Program Timeslot Presenter
Morning Tru 0500 – 0900 Stephen Mase
Dabai 0900 – 1200 Josephine Oberleuter
Malolo 1200 – 1500 Aileen Asi
Pacific Beat 1500 – 1600 Syndicated
Wokabaut 1600 – 1900 Hans Messea
Hanuaboi 1900 – 2300 Kevin Ruman

Tribe 92FM

Tribe 92FM is the NBC's younger arm of radio that hosts music and talk for a younger audience. It broadcasts on frequency 92.3 FM to parts of Papua New Guinea.

Tribe as a Segment on NBC Radio

In 2008, Tribe was created as a segment every Saturday nights from 9pm to 12 Midnight on NBC Radio to talk about issues faced and trending topics regarding the young voices of PNG. The hosts during that time consisted of Dylan Mallar, Josephine Oberleutter and Vinna Wingur.

Tribe 92FM as a station

In August 2015, the segment became a fully fledged radio station with the inclusion of new personalities following the departure of Dylan and Josephine. The new personalities or 'Tribers' included, Alice Ashwin, Heidee Woito, Olivia Jimmy, Jivannah Thavala, James Leia, Michael Sanginumbuk, Michael Arifeae and Timothy Vanua headed by then Executive Producer for Tribe Shane Amean. Further departures followed with Olivia, Jivannah, Alice, Michael Sanginumbuk and Vinna. New Tribers included, Raymond Polon, Hazel Parpa and Maureen Orea. The current Executive Producer is Matilda Gaveva.

Weekday Programming (Tribe 92FM)

Tribe Program Timeslot Presenter
G.M.T. (Good Morning Tribe) 0600 – 1000 Heidee Woito, Michael "Mikey" Arifeae
Midday's 1100 – 1400 Maureen "Moe" Orea
Lekfaia Drive 1500 – 1800 Raymond Polon
Tribe “By Demand” 1900 – 0000 Timothy "Timi" Vanua

NBC Provincial Radio Stations

Social Media

Platform Officer
Facebook (Promos & Updates) Hazel Parpa

NBC Television

NBC TV, formerly known as Kundu 2 Television and National Television Service, is the television division of NBC PNG. It was launched on 16 September 2008 as a platform for the National Government to provide information services for Papua New Guineans.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ National Broadcasting Corporation of Papua New Guinea (NBC/PNG) on Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) website
  2. ^ ""PNG launches state-owned TV channel"". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 17 September 2008.