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#CannesLions2017: Radio shortlist
#CannesLions2017: Radio shortlist

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

2 days ago

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.

3 days ago

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...

3 days ago

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

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

Jacaranda FM's GM, Kevin Fine, speaking at the Worldwide Radio Summit 2017 (Image provided)
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

Myles McDonald, composer and producer at Hey Papa Legend.
The producers' wrap: Myles McDonald of Hey Papa Legend

I spoke to some of the people responsible for SA's recent One Show-winning work, behind the scenes. Next up is Myles McDonald of Hey Papa Legend...

By Leigh Andrews 25 May 2017

Much-loved celebs sign up for OFM's Celeb Radio
Much-loved celebs sign up for OFM's Celeb Radio

OFM has secured the services of two top celebs to present one of its most popular special projects - Celeb Radio...

Issued by OFM Radio 25 May 2017

Debonairs Pizza calls on South Africans to ‘Un-Lamba' themselves
Debonairs Pizza calls on South Africans to ‘Un-Lamba' themselves

South Africa's leading quick service restaurant in the pizza sector for some 25 years, Debonairs Pizza, is getting the country moving with a fast-paced radio commercial...

Issued by FCB Africa 25 May 2017

FCB Joburg celebrates another SA first at the One Show
FCB Joburg celebrates another SA first at the One Show

FCB Joburg is celebrating another South African first and its radio advertising prowess with its ‘War of Words - Anniversary Forgotten' commercial for NetFlorist...

Issued by FCB Africa 22 May 2017

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Allan Gray lets go of Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town

NEWSWATCH: Allan Gray has let go of ad agency, Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town, effective 31 July, and is in the process of appointing a new agency to manage the account...

19 May 2017

KFM remix reveals big changes
KFM remix reveals big changes

KFM has surprised followers with a major line-up remix, including the big news that Darren Simpson will be joining the Cape station from 3 July...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 19 May 2017

Darren Scott joins OFM
Darren Scott joins OFM

Well-known veteran radio presenter Darren Scott will be joining the OFM family from Monday, 3 July, as the host of the brand-new afternoon drive show, Just Plain Drive on OFM...

Issued by OFM Radio 18 May 2017

Adam Howard, owner of Howard Audio.
The producers' wrap: Adam Howard of Howard Audio

I spoke to some of the people responsible for SA's recent One Show-winning work, behind the scenes. Next up is Adam Howard, owner of Howard Audio...

By Leigh Andrews 18 May 2017

Radio group AME makes move on Moneyweb
Radio group AME makes move on Moneyweb

Radio station owner African Media Entertainment (AME) is offering to buy financial news service Moneyweb for about R28m...

By Robert Laing 18 May 2017

OFM deepens commitment to the arts
OFM deepens commitment to the arts

OFM is once again leading the way in arts and culture development by partnering with three of South Africa's largest arts festivals...

Issued by OFM Radio 17 May 2017

Louis Enslin, owner, composer and producer of Produce Sound.
The producers' wrap: Louis Enslin of Produce Sound

I spoke to some of the people responsible for SA's recent One Show-winning work, behind the scenes. First up is Louis Enslin of Produce Sound.

By Leigh Andrews 16 May 2017

Gagasi FM makes new waves with the Loeries
Gagasi FM makes new waves with the Loeries

KZN-based Gagasi FM, has joined forces with Loeries Africa Middle East as the official radio partner...

Issued by Loeries 12 May 2017

NetFlorist's Harold gets close up and personal for Mother's Day
NetFlorist's Harold gets close up and personal for Mother's Day

Harold, the public persona of South Africa's leading and largest same-day gifting service, NetFlorist, is getting close-up and personal for Mother's Day with a radio campaign that plays on the “your mother” theme...

Issued by FCB Africa 10 May 2017

Henley Business School launches #HBR podcasts
Henley Business School launches #HBR podcasts

Henley Business School Africa is launching a new podcasting channel, #HenleyBusinessRadio (#HBR), which will produce two weekly podcasts, designed to bring intelligent, informative insights...

8 May 2017

Power 98.7 bags half a dozen at the Liberty Radio Awards
Power 98.7 bags half a dozen at the Liberty Radio Awards

Gauteng's newest talk radio station, Power 98.7, dominated the 2017 Liberty Radio Awards by collecting the highest number of awards for any commercial radio station in South Africa...

Issued by MSG Group Sales 5 May 2017

Kaya FM launches a new Saturday afternoon show - Sound Supreme
Kaya FM launches a new Saturday afternoon show - Sound Supreme

Commencing the first Saturday of May from 2pm to 6pm, Kaya FM is launching an authentic Saturday mix show themed "Sound Supreme"...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 5 May 2017

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