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Kiss92 fan wins big at station's biggest giveaway ever

Singapore, 3 August 2013 – A lucky Kiss92 fan won a brand new Opel GTC at the station’s biggest giveaway contest which came to a close at the Opel showroom this afternoon. 

Mr. Ricky Ho, 42, won the ultra-desirable and sexy Opel GTC 1.4 Turbo, in the station’s biggest giveaway contest ever. Another first for the station was the overwhelming 17,000 entries received over the two-week long Opel GTC Getaway Contest. The contest was organised by Kiss92, an English radio station managed by SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd and Auto Germany Pte Ltd, the local distributor for Opel cars.

In order to qualify, fans had to pass a test of speed and knowledge. They had to listen out for the cue to turn on their Kiss92 mobile application. When the Opel car image appeared in the mobile application’s player window, they only had five minutes to answer an Opel related question. Correct entries were entered into a draw.

Only 168 Kiss92 fans with the right responses were selected to take part in the finale event. Contestants were required to draw one of the 16 pink balls from enclosed boxes to receive an OPEL key. Remaining contestants vied for the final four keys by giving the closest guess of the number of Kiss92 logos located within the Opel showroom.

With keys in hand, the finale was shifted to high gear, as the 20 fans tried their keys to unlock the Opel GTC 1.4 Turbo.

Mr. Ho, an ardent fan of Kiss92 since the station started, was rewarded with the sound of a key click as the door opened to a sleek car that is now his.

Mr. Ho said: " I am still in shock and I did not expect my first prize from Kiss92 to be a car! Number 17 has always been my lucky number and it has won me the brand new Opel GTC!"

Maddy Barber, Assistant Programming Director of Kiss92, who helms the morning show, said: “It is all for our Kiss92 fans and it is great to be able to reward our fans for their support to the station. Thank you Auto Germany Pte Ltd for giving away such a sleek and sexy car!”

Fans can continue to look forward to exciting contests on Kiss92 with All the Great Songs in One Place. The station’s reach grew to 419,000 listeners weekly*, in less than a year of its first broadcast.

*Based on Nielsen Radio Survey (Wave 1, 2013)

 Kiss92 fan Ricky Ho with his brand new Opel GTC

Shortlisted 168 contestants vie for a key

 Winner of the Opel GTC Getaway Contest Ricky Ho with (L-R) DJ John Klass,SPH UW GM Goh Wee Wang, Opel Singapore GM George Lee and DJ Claressa Monteiro

 

For more details, please contact:

Ms Foo Shu-Yi
Assistant Marketing Manager
SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd 
DID: 6319 5561

Mobile : 8499 0749
Email: 
shuyif@sph.com.sg 

Mr Gary Yeo
Assistant Manager
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 1225
Email: 
garyyeo@sph.com.sg


About SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd

SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd is an 80-20 joint venture between SPH Multimedia and NTUC Media. SPH UnionWorks manages and operates three radio stations, HOT FM91.3, UFM 100.3 and Kiss92. 

HOT FM91.3 is an English Contemporary Hit Radio (CHR) music station playing new and current top 40 hits targeting listeners under 30. Programs and promotions are injected with loads of fun and quirkiness with a key focus on engagement and the listener’s experience. Hot FM91.3 has become well known for identifying and playing hits before they are hits. Listeners are given control over the playlist through Hot FM91.3’s online feedback platform called “Rate The Hits” which allows listeners to directly influence which songs they want to hear and how often.

The station is also focused on engagement with its listeners through on-ground events such as its signature “Must Drink Friday” held on the last Friday of the month with free flow of drinks and interaction with their favourite DJs. Hot FM also engages its listeners on the street with car decal giveaways and live broadcast, in school with Recess Express school visits, online with Facebook and the station website, and on Mobile with Hot FM’s iPhone & Android apps. 

The HOT FM91.3 line-up includes the HOT Breakfast with BT, Adam and Josh in the mornings from 6am to 10pm. JJ plays non-stop hits from 10am to 4pm followed by The Shan & Cheryl Show during the evening time belt from 4pm to 7.30pm. Charmaine Yee of the HOT 30 Countdown rounds up the day with the daily fan rated chart show.

The newest radio station to hit the local FM market, Kiss92, launched on 3 September 2012 targets women and families. It provides in-depth women and family content, coupled with adult contemporary music. Women aged 30 and above, and families will find the channel informative and entertaining. 

Kiss92 brings on experts to share their knowledge on topics such as Relationships and Family Matters, Health and Wellness issues, Financial Planning and Career Advancements. It also covers Fashion and Beauty, Shopping, Entertainment, as well as offer listings of family friendly and community events. Tapping on its collaboration with SPH Magazines, 

Maddy, Jason and Arnold in the morning start the day from 6am to 10pm followed by Claressa Monteiro jazzing up the afternoon from 10am to 4pm. John Klass takes fans home helming the 4pm to 8pm show.

UFM 100.3 is a highly-charged Mandarin infotainment station targeting at working professionals aged between 35 – 49 years that is specially catered to their lifestyle. Its creative, lively and engaging delivery style is able to consistently hook listeners on for a far longer period of listening. Program content is designed to cater specifically for the busy individuals with timely updates and discussion on current affairs, health and wellness, financial planning, property investment, communication, lifestyle, music and entertainment. 

The station’s drive-time programmes are anchored by veteran DJs Wenhong, Limei and Xiaozhu in the morning, and DJs Anna and Jingyun in the evening. Lunch time programme is helmed by Yuling from 10am to 2pmfollowed by Liangquan from2pm to 5pm.

The station actively engages its listeners through various interactive events such as dinner gatherings and enrichment workshops. To further strengthen loyalty, DJs also reaches out to the public through its outdoor activations, conducting games and giveaway prizes while introducing the station to new potential listeners. UFM 100.3 also supports various community, non-profit and charity organizations with its annual U-Shine program that raises public awareness of lesser known causes and charities.

 

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Southeast Asia's leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms. It publishes 18 newspaper titles in four languages and over 100 magazine titles in Singapore and the region. On an average day, – 3.05 million individuals or 76 percent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH’s news publications. SPH’s internet editions of its major newspapers enjoy over 270 million page views with 18 million unique visitors each month. Other new media initiatives include AsiaOne, omy.sg, ST701, Stomp and The Straits Times RazorTV. SPH has also ventured into book publishing, broadcasting, out-of-home advertising and properties. For more information, please visit www.sph.com.sg.