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Rocking radio content for the Massiv purpose market
Rocking radio content for the Massiv purpose market

The not-so-hidden secret behind the buzz surrounding the Massiv Metro taxi radio station is finely tuned radio programming...

Issued by Massiv Media 19 Feb 2018

Hot 91.9FM's Hot Cares
Hot 91.9FM's Hot Cares

Hot Cares is the Hot 91.9fm community upliftment initiative that strives towards making a meaningful difference in the lives of those around us...

Issued by Hot 91.9fm 15 Feb 2018

Young trailblazers rise to the occasion on Algoa FM
Young trailblazers rise to the occasion on Algoa FM

Whilst one of Algoa FM's recent on-air appointments moves into weekdays, another joins the station for the very first time...

Issued by Algoa FM 13 Feb 2018

Marketers: Ignore radio at your peril
Marketers: Ignore radio at your peril

As we celebrate World Radio Day on 13 February, it's worth considering radio's crucial role in a brand's integrated marketing strategy...

By Werner Lindemann 13 Feb 2018

NetFlorist's sassy cupid on air with free Lindt chocolates in time for Valentine's
NetFlorist's sassy cupid on air with free Lindt chocolates in time for Valentine's

NetFlorist, South Africa's largest sameday gift and flower delivery service, and its sassy cupid, Harold, are back on air in time for Valentine's Day...

Issued by FCB Africa 8 Feb 2018

East Coast Breakfast backs Proteas prodigy
East Coast Breakfast backs Proteas prodigy

Lungi Ngidi chatted to the East Coast Breakfast team about his love for cricket and what it has been like to join the ranks of his idols in the Proteas squad...

Issued by East Coast Radio 8 Feb 2018

#StartupStory: Playbook
#StartupStory: Playbook

Playbook is a web-based platform that simplifies the creative procurement process by making sure SA creatives and artists 'play by the book' in terms of bookings, performances or commissions...

By Jessica Tennant 8 Feb 2018

Radio2000 invited to broadcast in Tanzania to promote arts, culture and tourism
Radio2000 invited to broadcast in Tanzania to promote arts, culture and tourism

By invitation from the Tanzania Tourist Board, Radio2000 will tour the country from 4-11 February 2018 to create content around the annual Sauti Za Busara Music Festival and tourism in Tanzania...

2 Feb 2018

2017 was the sound of your life on OFM
2017 was the sound of your life on OFM

During 2017, OFM continued to grow and expand as a radio station, to push its boundaries and to make a difference in the lives of its communities...

By Nick Efstathiou, Issued by OFM Radio 1 Feb 2018

Embrace digital but ignore traditional media at your peril
Embrace digital but ignore traditional media at your peril

Thabiso Dlamini explores several reasons why marketers need to focus on developing their relationship with traditional media now more than ever...

By Thabiso Dlamini 1 Feb 2018

Chris Maroleng is the new COO of the SABC
Chris Maroleng is the new COO of the SABC

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has officially announced that Chris Maroleng has been appointed as the new chief operations officer of the public broadcaster...

By Kgaugelo Masweneng 31 Jan 2018

Tuks FM welcomes new station manager
Tuks FM welcomes new station manager

It's the dawn of a new era for Tuks FM as the community radio station appoints its first-ever female station manager, Leanne Kunz...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 30 Jan 2018

Radio out of the box for silly season
Radio out of the box for silly season

Algoa FM radio personalities abandoned the comfort of their air-conditioned studios to take radio out of the box and onto the beach for the annual Eastern Cape and Garden Route summer season...

Issued by Algoa FM 26 Jan 2018

Classic FM partners with United Stations
Classic FM partners with United Stations

United Stations has been appointed with immediate effect, as the exclusive sales partner of choice for Classic FM...

Issued by United Stations 24 Jan 2018

Colin Cullis, product owner for Primedia Broadcasting's talk stations, 702 and CapeTalk.
#BizTrends2018: Radio trends for the year ahead - podcasts, streams and subscriptions

Here are three predictions for what will become more significant for radio broadcasters in 2018: Podcasts, streams and subscriptions...

By Colin Cullis 16 Jan 2018

BBC China editor quits in equal pay protest
BBC China editor quits in equal pay protest

BBC journalist Carrie Gracie announced Monday she had quit her post as China editor in protest at an "indefensible pay gap" at the British broadcaster, winning support from dozens of colleagues...

8 Jan 2018

Eyewitness News reporter Gia Nicolaides.
#BizTrends2018: Information overload - finding the 'right' kind of news

If you heard the news today, it's because you chose to. It doesn't mean that you and I have consumed the same news and even if we have, the information and our level of engagement may be different...

By Gia Nicolaides 8 Jan 2018

Joburg's Hot this summer!
Joburg's Hot this summer!

2017 has certainly been a year to remember for Hot 91.9FM...

Issued by Hot 91.9fm 22 Dec 2017

Huawei KDay: Cape Town's biggest music event returns to Meerendal Wine Estate!
Huawei KDay: Cape Town's biggest music event returns to Meerendal Wine Estate!

Mark your calendars for 3 March 2018 - when Hauwei and Kfm 94.5 set the stage for Cape Town's premier music, technology and lifestyle event...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 21 Dec 2017

LGBT radio goes online in Tunisia despite threats
LGBT radio goes online in Tunisia despite threats

An online radio station catering for the LGBT community, believed to be the first of its kind in the Arab world, started broadcasting in Tunisia on Monday...

21 Dec 2017

'Tis the season for giving: The Kfm Truck of Love drives into the Cape spreading holiday cheer
'Tis the season for giving: The Kfm Truck of Love drives into the Cape spreading holiday cheer

The Kfm Truck of Love in partnership with LottoStar returned to Cape Town this December to make the holiday period brighter for less fortunate children...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 19 Dec 2017

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New community radio station

A new community radio station, Ingwane FM, is to be launched next month for those living in the former Transkei and surrounding areas...

19 Dec 2017

#Newsmaker: Behind the scenes w/ DJ Ankletap
#Newsmaker: Behind the scenes w/ DJ Ankletap

Bryce 'DJ Ankletap' Clarke has moved back to the YFM breakfast show from his 6-9pm slot...

By Jessica Tennant 18 Dec 2017

KwaZulu-Natalians raise hundreds of thousands for Toy Story
KwaZulu-Natalians raise hundreds of thousands for Toy Story

The people of KwaZulu-Natal have pledged R749,631 in an amazing display of generosity during this year's Toy Story Corporate Challenge Day, at Gateway Theatre of Shopping...

Issued by East Coast Radio 13 Dec 2017

The power of regional radio: CapeTalk, corporates and schools behind Cape's water challenge
The power of regional radio: CapeTalk, corporates and schools behind Cape's water challenge

CapeTalk, in partnership with the Shoprite Group and the University of Stellenbosch, recently announced a smart water roll-out with 100 schools which aims to save one million litres of water a day at schools across Cape Town...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 11 Dec 2017

Huawei and Kfm 94.5 tour the Mother City to celebrate the return of the Cape's ultimate music festival
Huawei and Kfm 94.5 tour the Mother City to celebrate the return of the Cape's ultimate music festival

Mark your calendars for 3 March 2018 - when Hauwei and Kfm 94.5 set the stage at Huawei KDay - Cape Town's premier music, technology and lifestyle event.

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 7 Dec 2017

Durban in for an exciting Summer Beach Festival this December
Durban in for an exciting Summer Beach Festival this December

What do you get when you combine performances by some of SA's hottest musicians and loads of family fun on a popular Durban beach? It is the Coca-Cola Taste Summer Beach Festival in association with East Coast Radio...

Issued by East Coast Radio 7 Dec 2017

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African Media feels the pinch

African Media and Entertainment (AME) has warned shareholders it expects trading conditions for the remaining six months of the 2018 financial year to remain challenging...

By Thabiso Mochiko 28 Nov 2017

Jozi FM joins forces with United Stations
Jozi FM joins forces with United Stations

United Stations has been appointed with immediate effect, as the exclusive national sales partner of choice, for 22-year-old Jozi FM...

Issued by United Stations 27 Nov 2017

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