World Radio Day is coming up, and we are excited about it. What is World Radio Day, you ask? Why, it’s a day to celebrate the world’s most powerful and ubiquitous medium for disseminating information and entertainment. UNESCO proclaimed February 13 World Radio Day in 2011, and it was later adopted by the UN General Assembly as an International Day in 2012. With radio being so ingrained in our daily lives, it’s easy to forget how awesome it is that we can transmit messages and music through the air. Science is amazing. In that light, let’s take a step back and really appreciate the miracle that is radio by checking out these ten fun radio facts.
We witnessed one of the best marketing strategies we have seen in decades, and it is interesting and ironic that the business that benefitted from it is a non-profit. We watched news anchors, superstars, sports figures, and our neighbors get doused with icy cold water on live TV and on video. Our Facebook pages were filled with our shrieking friends, and we half hoped that we wouldn't be challenged and have to suffer the frozen splash, and half hoped that we weren't so friendless that we wouldn't be challenged at all!