Shabee FM was founded in 2014 and belongs to the Nile Radio Company (link to profile) since 2015. Shabee FM provides free entertainment content as well as programs addressing the public affairs. Its Director of programs is Mahmoud Al Ashrey. He was appointed in 2018.
Mohamed Nawar was appointed in the beginning of 2018 by the decision of the National Media Authority chairman to be the managing director of Nile Radio productions (which owns Shabee FM, Mega FM and Nagham FM). Prior to this position, Nawar served as Vice President of the state-owned Egyptian Radio. He also served as a radio reporter in a number of ministries including the Ministry of Interior, and the Presidency. Nawar also served as a media advisor to the Council of Arab Interior Ministers.
Media Companies / Groups
Nile Radio Company
Shabee FM belongsto the state-owned Nile Radio Company, and managed by the National Media Authority. Nile Radio Company is also the parent company of the Nile Radio Network, managed by the Egyptian Media Group that is owned by the General Intelligence.
Mohamed Nawar, was appointed in the beginning of 2018 by the decision of the National Media Authority chairman to be the managing director of Nile Radio productions. Prior to that, he served as deputy head of the National Egyptian Radio. He also worked a
Mahmoud El Ashri, was appointed in June 2018 by the Nile Radio Network as the director of Shabee FM broadcast after cancelling the position of "Radio Director" in the four radio stations owned by the Nile Radio network.
Other Important People
is the Executive Director of Nile Radio Company, which owns Mega FM, Nagham FM, and Radio Hits.
Tarek Abo Al-Soued,
was appointed as head of Nile Radio Networks in May 2018. Before, he has been the head of Radio 9090. He has great experience in setting up radio stations, co-founding Nogoum FM, Radio Misr and Miga Hits radio stations.
Radio and Television Building
Nile Corniche, Cairo
Phone : +20 - 23855531
Revenue (in Mill. $)
Operating Profit (in Mill. $)
Advertising (in % of total funding)
There is no information available on the station’s listening rates. However, the MOM team relied on its advisory group to include Shabee FM in the database as one of Egypt most popular radio stations.