WHAT IS EDGE RADIO 99.3FM?
Edge Radio is a not-for-profit community station, in Hobart, Tasmania. As Hobart’s only youth station, Edge Radio provides a mix of music, entertainment, local journalistic content and information to enhance Hobart’s cultural landscape. Edge Radio broadcasts to the greater Hobart area on 99.3FM, and streams globally on edgeradio.org.au.
WHO IS EDGE RADIO’S AUDIENCE?
Youth of all ages. Hobart has a richly diverse community and Edge Radio recognises the unique needs of youth. Edge Radio’s core audience is between 15-30 years. Edge Radio’s programming is broad, and designed to reflect the interests of Hobart. This approach caters not only for the core audience, but has seen a substantial audience beyond this community grow. Whilst we remain committed to serving the needs of our core audience, Edge Radio is fast becoming a service for ‘youth of all ages’.
Edge Radio’s four strategic pillars are INCLUSION, INDEPENDENCE, LOCAL, DYNAMIC, YOUTHFUL. Edge Radio aims to provide a vibrant, youth-focused and broadly inclusive radio station for our community that:
- Enlivens the culture and social climate of lutruwita (Tasmania)
- Is of high quality
- Is participative
- Has a local perspective
- Provides programming relevant to young people
- Is responsive to the needs of its audience and community
- Provides a forum to discuss current issues in lutruwita (Tasmania)
- Is artistically diverse
- Has informative and educational programming.
For further information see 2024-28 Strategic Plan (PDF).