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#CannesLions2017: Radio shortlist

The Cannes Lions Radio shortlist has been released, with many SA campaigns making the cut...

3 days ago

Jacaranda FM has a new breakfast show

Today saw the launch of Jacaranda FM's new breakfast show with Martin Bester and Tumi Morake, which will hit the airwaves on 3 July 2017 between 6 and 9am.

21 Jun 2017

Technology, consumer usage generates new opportunities in TV, radio

New egta president makes a call for the TV and radio industry to enter a new era of transformation...

21 Jun 2017

Clare Bowen from Radiocentre sees radio differently

In an exclusive interview between sessions, Bowen and I discussed why creativity and effectiveness go hand in hand and why radio is still very much an effective medium for advertising when done well...

By Jessica Tennant 20 Jun 2017

Black Coffee sugar-free on SABC u-turn

Black Coffee has expressed disappointment over the return of "old American music" on radio stations since the SABC's u-turn on the 90% local content quota...

19 Jun 2017

Algoa FM - first radio station in Africa to lead with innovative OB technology

Broadcasting from remote locations is on high demand in Algoa country, and with a new outside broadcast vehicle, Algoa FM chose to pioneer innovative technology to power the communications aspect of its outside broadcasts...

Issued by Algoa FM 8 Jun 2017

From radio star to soapie darling

Heart FM presenter Tracey Lange will be gracing our screens on the popular Afrikaans kykNET soapie, Suidooster, on Thursday, 8 June, at 6pm...

Issued by Heart FM 8 Jun 2017

#Newsmaker: Darren ‘Whackhead' Simpson to host KFM Breakfast

Having achieved national fame through his notorious ‘Whackhead' pranks, Darren Simpson will soon host the KFM breakfast show between 6am and 9am, bringing his brand of fun, funny, relatable radio to Western Cape listeners - and yes, there will be a daily prank...

By Jessica Tennant 5 Jun 2017

Moving the microphone to the heart of the communities

Heart FM will once again take the microphone to the heart of Western Cape communities for the 16 Days For Youth initiative from 1 June...

Issued by Heart FM 1 Jun 2017

Magic828AM and The Media Connection join forces for what can only be a dazzling combination!

Radio airtime sales specialists, The Media Connection, jumped at the chance to become Western Cape independent medium wave commercial music radio station Magic828AM's national sales representatives...

Issued by The Media Connection 31 May 2017

#AfricaMonth: Hein Kaiser in the media and marketing mix

Hein Kaiser wears many professional hats in the media and marketing space. While his day job is head of communications for fastjet across the continent, Kaiser is also the host of Mix 93.8 FM's Media & Marketing show. He explains why you're only ever as good as the last 15 minutes, and more...

By Leigh Andrews 30 May 2017

Redi's stepping off 702 drive and heading in a bold new direction

702's Redi Tlhabi has announced her intention to take an exciting new direction in her journey, which means she needs to step off of her daily afternoon drive show on the talk station...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 29 May 2017

Worldwide Radio Summit reveals technology, human trends

Jacaranda FM's GM, Kevin Fine attended the 2017 Worldwide Radio Summit in Hollywood, California, and returned with new information on radio and its trends...

29 May 2017

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International

Liability problems for WhatsApp admin users

The questions of the liability of admin users of WhatsApp is increasing, following the case of an administrator of a WhatsApp group face arrest after a defamatory image of the Prime Minister of India was shared on a WhatsApp group created by the administrator.

2 days ago

Red Bull Music Academy opens for applications for 2018

Music makers from all over the world are invited to apply for the 20th Red Bull Music Academy 2018 being held in Berlin from Friday, 8 September to Thursday, 12 October 2018. Applications close on Monday, 4 September 2017.

3 days ago

One Club Young Guns 15 jury selected

The One Club for Creativity, formed by last year's merger of the Art Directors Club and The One Club has announced the jury members for the Young Guns (YG) 15 programme, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 and younger. About half of the jury consists of past YG winners.

3 days ago

South African designers showcase their wares in Paris

Forty-two South African designers are currently exhibiting their artisanal goods at the renowned BHV/Marais in Paris, a department store of the group of Galeries Lafayette that attracts over 60,000 visitors daily. The exhibition, which runs until 31 July 2017, showcases South Africa's creative energy and its international design and cultural capitals: Johannesburg and Cape Town.

3 days ago

Publicis Groupe shifts spend on award shows, other events to AI initiative

#NEWSWATCH: In an effort to cut costs and shift spend towards its new professional assistant platform, Publicis Groupe's newly appointed CEO, Arthur Sadoun, has forbidden all of its agencies from participating in award shows, trade shows and any other paid promotional efforts for the next year, which means it will sit out of the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival.

By Jessica Tennant 21 Jun 2017

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