Primedia Broadcasting has announced various lineup changes for radio stations 94.5 Kfm, 94.7 Highveld Stereo and Talk Radio 702 and 567 Cape Talk.
Talk Radio 702 and 567 Cape Talk Talk at Nine host Kieno Kammies (@KienoKammies) will take over the breakfast slot on Cape Talk from Aden Thomas, who will be joining the 94.5 Kfm lineup (9am-12 noon slot) from Monday, 9 January 2012.
Kay Sexwale, who is currently hosting the early breakfast slot (4am-6am) on both stations will replace Kammies on Talk at Nine. Eyewitness News anchor Ray White replaces Sexwale on the early breakfast show on 702 and 567.
Weekend lineup changes
Changes to the weekend lineup on 94.5 Kfm and 94.7 Highveld Stereo includes 94.5 Kfm's Benito Vergotine, who previously presented the 9am-12 noon slot, moving to weekends. The 7am-9am breakfast show on Saturdays will consist of the "best of" the weekday breakfast shows, followed by Ryan O'Connor 9am-10am, presenting a show focusing on music, sport and lifestyle.
Stacey Norman, who currently presents 10pm-1am on Kfm and Highveld Stereo on weekdays, swaps shows with Ryan Seacrest. Norman will present the 7pm-10pm show, while Seacrest will present from 10pm-12 midnight.
Growing and developing the talent
According to Primedia Broadcasting CEO Terry Volkwyn, the changes are aimed at growing and developing the talent, providing gripping radio to listeners and taking Primedia Broadcasting's radio stations to the next level. "We are confident that listeners will settle in to the changes in the New Year," she says.
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I think that fixing none broken is not the way to go. However Prime Media has always been in the forefront of innovation can’t wait to hear what these stations will sound like. Congratulations to all the individuals who have been trusted by Prime Media to take up the positions.