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Local app launch wins at Liberty Radio Awards
Local app launch wins at Liberty Radio Awards

Algoa FM proved its results-driven creative ability, by scooping top honours at the Liberty Radio Awards for its launch campaign of the Algoa FM app...

Issued by Algoa FM 25 Apr 2017

BMW radio: Sheer Howard audio pleasure
BMW radio: Sheer Howard audio pleasure

Howard Audio has once again been selected to compose, arrange and mix BMW's forthcoming radio series...

Issued by Howard Audio 25 Apr 2017

Team Hot 91.9 FM at the Liberty Radio Awards. Image © Times Media.
Making great radio with the Liberty Radio Awards

This year's Liberty Radio Awards saw Kaya FM crowned Commercial Station of the Year, while Hot91.9 FM, which won 10 awards during the course of the evening, took top honours in Community Station of the Year...

By Danette Breitenbach 24 Apr 2017

Minister Dlodlo: SABC interim board is legal
Minister Dlodlo: SABC interim board is legal

Government says it has noted the comments made by the former COO of the SABC, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, and a group of artists during a media briefing held on Wednesday, 19 April 2017.

20 Apr 2017

#OneShow2017: Radio finalists revealed!
#OneShow2017: Radio finalists revealed!

Finalists in the ‘radio' category have been revealed for One Show 2017, with nine SA entries making the grade...

18 Apr 2017

Bob Mabena joins MSG Afrika Broadcasting
Bob Mabena joins MSG Afrika Broadcasting

Black-owned and -operated media company MSG Afrika Group has announced the appointment of renowned radio practitioner Bob Mabena as its group head of programming of its subsidiary MSG Afrika Broadcasting with effect from 1 May...

Issued by MSG Afrika Broadcasting 18 Apr 2017

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#Newsmaker: Jacaranda FM's Rian van Heerden stays put... for now

Rian van Heerden, host of the award-winning The Complimentary Breakfast on Jacaranda FM, was due to leave the station at the end of March but his listeners persuaded him to stay a while...

By Jessica Tennant 17 Apr 2017

Smile 90.4FM, in partnership with 1st for Women, celebrates moms!
Smile 90.4FM, in partnership with 1st for Women, celebrates moms!

With Mother's Day almost upon us, and to celebrate the occasion, Smile 90.4FM, in partnership with 1st for Women, bring you their third annual Mother's Day event...

Issued by Smile 90.4FM 13 Apr 2017

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Liberty Radio Awards announces induction lineup

The Liberty Radio Awards' gala banquet taking place on 22 April at the Sandton Convention Centre will acknowledge the people who have made a significant contribution to the radio industry as well as the young bright stars who will play a substantial role in the industry's future...

11 Apr 2017

Kaya FM 95.9 new line-up change
Kaya FM 95.9 new line-up change

The Kaya daytime line-up has been largely established, with Bob Mabena and Mo-G having been at the station for the last five years...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 11 Apr 2017

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Liberty Radio Award finalists selected for 'Station of the Year'

Following 1,700 entries into the Liberty Radio Awards for the ‘Station of the Year', the adjudication panel has announced 20 finalists in four categories...

7 Apr 2017

Absa's edutainment soapie grows onto nine SABC African language stations
Absa's edutainment soapie grows onto nine SABC African language stations

The second series of Absaville, Absa's bespoke storytelling campaign, hits the airwaves of nine SABC African language stations on Thursday, 6 April, bringing Absa's Shared Growth strategy to life on radio...

Issued by Creatrix 6 Apr 2017

OFM fighting to keep Toyota Cheetahs in Super Rugby
OFM fighting to keep Toyota Cheetahs in Super Rugby

OFM is fighting for its rugby pride, the Toyota Cheetahs, and the station is urging its loyal listeners to join them in this effort...

Issued by OFM Radio 5 Apr 2017

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'Dream move' to Metro for 5FM jock DJ Fresh

After more than a decade on 5FM, DJ Fresh has described his move to Metro FM as a "30-year-long dream come true"...

3 Apr 2017

Kaya FM swoops 16 finalist nominations at the Liberty Radio Awards
Kaya FM swoops 16 finalist nominations at the Liberty Radio Awards

All the Kaya FM team's hard work in crafting better lives for Afropolitans through music and conversations has been recognised at the Liberty Radio Awards with 16 finalist nominations...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 28 Mar 2017

President appoints interim SABC board
President appoints interim SABC board

President Jacob Zuma has appointed five members to the interim board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)...

27 Mar 2017

Rose Anderson
Inside the NYF Radio Program Awards with Rose Anderson

A Q&A with Rose Anderson, VP and executive director of New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards on how the World's Best Radio Programs competition has transformed over the past few years, the return on investment for entering, and how technology has changed radio and its impact on content...

27 Mar 2017

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Liberty Radio Awards announces nominees for 2017

The Liberty Radio Awards has announced this year's finalists. The winners of each category will be announced at the Awards Gala Banquet at the Sandton Convention Centre next month...

23 Mar 2017

OFM announces exciting new on-air line-up
OFM announces exciting new on-air line-up

OFM is ringing the changes in April, with exciting programming and competitions to look forward to. Many hours of on-air training with handpicked individuals has resulted in three new presenters making their debut...

Issued by OFM Radio 23 Mar 2017

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#BrandManagerMonth: Putting the magic back into SA broadcasting

Tony Sanderson is the ‘doesn't look or sound like he's in his 70s' radio personality behind the success of Magic 828AM. He elaborates on how they're getting the broadcast model right and what's wrong with radio...

By Leigh Andrews 21 Mar 2017

Red Cherry Interactive shoots African Bank's MMA16 Best African Pop category billboard and radio ads
Red Cherry Interactive shoots African Bank's MMA16 Best African Pop category billboard and radio ads

Red Cherry Interactive was briefed by African Bank to photograph billboard artwork for the sponsorship of a category in the 16th Annual Metro FM Music Awards...

Issued by Red Cherry Interactive 17 Mar 2017

Jury selected for New York Festivals International Radio Programme Awards
Jury selected for New York Festivals International Radio Programme Awards

The selected jury for the 2017 New York Festivals International Radio Programme Awards includes South African, Tim Zunckel of Tim Zunckel Connect...

13 Mar 2017

Parliament finalises candidates for SABC's interim board
Parliament finalises candidates for SABC's interim board

Parliament's communications portfolio committee moved at breakneck speed on Wednesday to finalise the list of candidates to serve on the board of the SABC on an interim basis...

By Bekezela Phakathi 9 Mar 2017

Family fun and music at the Kaya FM Family Day!
Family fun and music at the Kaya FM Family Day!

Enthusiastic to share the day with family, friends and, of course, enjoy the hot musical line-up, Afropolitans came in great numbers this weekend to the Kaya FM Family Day at the lovely Rietvlei Zoo Farm...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 9 Mar 2017

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Creative edge

“Taste tomorrow today.” I can just picture the voice-over artist in the dimly lit studio, headphones on, as he delivers the line for the sixth time. This time with more voice and more conviction, while wondering to himself what the hell he's saying...

By Maria Berrios-Carter 1 Mar 2017

Will radio become an audiovisual channel in the future?
Will radio become an audiovisual channel in the future?

Technology is creating a lot more “hands-free” time for consumers and radio needs to figure out where a predominantly audio-based channel fits into a world where everything is becoming audiovisual...

By Megan Sayle, Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 28 Feb 2017

Gugulethu Cele joins Kaya Bizz on Kaya FM 95.9
Gugulethu Cele joins Kaya Bizz on Kaya FM 95.9

Kaya FM has announced that business journalist Gugulethu Cele will be the new host of Kaya Bizz as of 6 March...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 27 Feb 2017

Mark Ritson at CRA Conference October 2016
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Radio and digital: a one-night-stand or a meaningful relationship?

There's a certain twilight zone feel about life these days. All of our absolutes are no longer absolute...

By John Walls 24 Feb 2017

New line-up at Power 98.7
New line-up at Power 98.7

From 1 March 2017, Gauteng-based commercial talk radio station, Power 98.7 will refresh its line-up...

24 Feb 2017

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