Jawhara FM

General radio station that focuses on entertainment, music, culture, sport and information. It was launched on 25 July 2005, in celebration of the Tunisian Republic.

Jawhara FM is first radio to broadcast from the Sahel, where its name comes from as "Jawhara" means pearl in Arabic, referring to the Sousse region the "Pearl of the Sahel". Its the most popular radio in the Sahel region.

The Radio is owned by a group of businessmen close to the regime of Ben Ali. Its license was granted to Néji Mhiri, personal friend of Ben Ali.

Its Manager Ali Haj Youssef was director of the public radio station "Radio Youth".

Key facts

Audience Share

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Ownership Type

private

Geographic Coverage

Local

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Local

Content Type

free content

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Media Companies / Groups

Société Jawhara des médias et des telecommunications

Ownership

Ownership Structure

Other shareholders

Amer Ben Abdallah (4%)
Neji Stambouli (8%)
Hosni Jamali (8%)
Abd El Aziz Ben Saad (8%)
Mounir Morjane (8%)
Société l'EPI D'OR (8%)
Abd El Hakim Hmila (8%)
Mohamed Fourti (8%)
Mohamed Bechir Sfar (8%)
Société VITALAIT (4%)
Société mediterraneenne des services aeriens (8%)

Individual Owner

Media Companies / Groups
Facts

General Information

Founding Year

2005

Ceo

Ali Belhadj Youcef

Contact

Rue des Orangers Khzema Est 4051, Sousse

www.jawharafm.net

Financial Information

Revenue (in Mill. $)

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Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

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Advertising (in % of total funding)

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Market Share

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  • Project by
    Alkhatt
  •  
    Reporters without borders
  • Funded by
    BMZ