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Magic828AM - A powerhouse before it hits two years old!
Magic828AM - A powerhouse before it hits two years old!

Coming up for its second birthday in October, Magic828am is an advertiser's delight! This station has become a giant. A force. The station to pay close attention to if ever a new station wanted to learn how to thrive...

Issued by The Media Connection 13 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Jacaranda FM hosts advocate Thuli Madonsela
#WomensMonth: Jacaranda FM hosts advocate Thuli Madonsela

Martin Bester and Tumi Morake hosted advocate Thuli Madonsela at Jacaranda FM on their breakfast show this morning...

By Jessica Tennant 3 Aug 2017

Over R800,000 raised to help those affected by the fires in Knysna and the Kouga District
Over R800,000 raised to help those affected by the fires in Knysna and the Kouga District

Listeners to Algoa FM donated R815,592 in response to an appeal to support survivors of the devastating fires which recently blazed through the Garden Route and parts of the Kouga District...

Issued by Algoa FM 3 Aug 2017

Primedia Broadcasting strengthens leadership team with two strategic appointments
Primedia Broadcasting strengthens leadership team with two strategic appointments

Primedia Broadcasting has announced two key appointments with Kagiso Msimango taking on a new strategic marketing role, and Lucy Diole taking over as Chief Financial Officer...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 2 Aug 2017

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2017 SAB Environmental Awards open for entries

The annual SAB Environmental Media Awards and Environmentalist of the Year 2017 is open for entries...

2 Aug 2017

Jeremy Harris joins Heart FM
Jeremy Harris joins Heart FM

On Monday, 7 August, #Drive326 will welcome a new member to the popular afternoon drive show - well-known sport anchor Jeremy Harris...

Issued by Heart FM 1 Aug 2017

Gagasi FM opens its satellite station at uShaka
Gagasi FM opens its satellite station at uShaka

On Friday, 21 July, Gagasi FM opened up their satellite studio situated within the uShaka Village Walk Mall at uShaka Marine World and will be broadcasting on weekends, school holidays as well as selected public holidays...

Issued by uShaka Marine World 27 Jul 2017

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DJ scoops his own proudly SA show

Local DJ Black Coffee has followed in the footsteps of music icons, such as Drake, Dr Dre and Pharrell Williams, by scoring his own radio show on Apple's Beats 1 radio station...

By Kyle Zeeman 27 Jul 2017

OFM turning up the heat in winter
OFM turning up the heat in winter

OFM is warming hearts this winter with a host of fantastic events and great musical content...

Issued by OFM Radio 18 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: How Smile 90.4FM uses the power of radio to make a positive difference
#CSIMonth: How Smile 90.4FM uses the power of radio to make a positive difference

To end off its recent Winter Wish programme, the Smile 90.4FM team went to meet with the children of The Learning Vine Tutor Centre, delivering boxes of stationery and toys to the value of R10,000...

By Sindy Peters 17 Jul 2017

Gavin Singh
RIP Gavin Singh

Hot 91.9FM presenter Gavin Singh passed away from a heart attack yesterday afternoon...

14 Jul 2017

OFM to support Child Welfare on Mandela Day
OFM to support Child Welfare on Mandela Day

OFM is embarking on a very special project this Nelson Mandela Day and is inviting all of its loyal listeners be part of this great initiative...

Issued by OFM Radio 6 Jul 2017

New breakfast show coming soon on Rise FM
New breakfast show coming soon on Rise FM

The amazingly talented Mpumi Mbethe has teamed up with popular Rise FM presenter Cheese to get Mpumalanga's day started on the right note - entertained, informed and with a smile...

Issued by Rise FM 6 Jul 2017

Bongani Bingwa
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Strong voice to follow on 702

Seasoned investigative journalist Bongani Bingwa has acknowledged the "high heels" he now has to fill as Redi Tlhabi's replacement at 702...

5 Jul 2017

BizTakeouts Marketing & Media Show turns six, moves to MIX 93.8 FM
BizTakeouts Marketing & Media Show turns six, moves to MIX 93.8 FM

BizTakeouts Marketing & Media News to go>>, Bizcommunity's popular audio and podcast offering since 2011, has a new home on the airwaves...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 Jul 2017

Grey South Africa wins Gold at Cannes Lions
Grey South Africa wins Gold at Cannes Lions

Grey South Africa a Gold Cannes Lion for its radio campaign for Duracell Duralock technology...

Issued by Grey 30 Jun 2017

#Newsmaker: Kojo Baffoe the Afropolitan
#Newsmaker: Kojo Baffoe the Afropolitan

The Afropolitan recently celebrated its 50th edition with a gala evening where publisher Sean Press announced philosopher, Kaya FM radio host and writer Kojo Baffoe the new editor of the magazine.

By Jessica Tennant 26 Jun 2017

#CannesLions2017: Radio Lions winners!
#CannesLions2017: Radio Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Radio Lions award ceremony on 23 June 2017, with SA walking away with the Grand Prix and lots of metal...

23 Jun 2017

#CannesLions2017: Radio shortlist
#CannesLions2017: Radio shortlist

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

22 Jun 2017

Tumi Morake and Martin Bester
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

Jan Isenbart, outgoing president, egta
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
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

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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
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
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
#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
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!
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

Kaiser interviewing mentalist Gilan Gork.
#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

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