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20in140: CapeTalk celebrates 20 years of talk radio in the Mother City
20in140: CapeTalk celebrates 20 years of talk radio in the Mother City

CapeTalk, Cape Town's only talk radio station on the AM frequency, celebrates its 20th birthday this month...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 15 hours ago

RX Radio, a radio station for children by children, is launched
RX Radio, a radio station for children by children, is launched

Kulula.com has partnered with the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital in Cape Town by donating funds to launch a first-of-its-kind radio station by children for children in Africa, RX Radio...

16 hours ago

Hello from Finland! CapeTalk signal picked up 15,000km away
Hello from Finland! CapeTalk signal picked up 15,000km away

Talk radio station CapeTalk recently received an e-mail from radio fanatics in Finland confirming they have been listening to CapeTalk in the land of the thousand lakes...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 11 Oct 2017

The Music Marathon comes to town
The Music Marathon comes to town

OFM, the sound of your life, in partnership with Chatz, Vodacom and Bloemfontein Achilles will host central South Africa's most colourful, fun-filled and music-inspired road race...

Issued by OFM Radio 10 Oct 2017

Be great, in order to build greatness in others
Be great, in order to build greatness in others

Chris Jordan offers some tips about what to keep in mind when teaching radio broadcasting to your students...

By Chris Jordan 10 Oct 2017

TV and radio personality Stacey Norman joins the ECR team
TV and radio personality Stacey Norman joins the ECR team

Popular and well-known television and radio presenter Stacey Norman has joined East Coast Radio and will be presenting the station's Sunday show between 10am and 2pm...

Issued by East Coast Radio 6 Oct 2017

Controversy at BRC Rams presentation as results are questioned by Magic 828AM
Controversy at BRC Rams presentation as results are questioned by Magic 828AM

Independent radio station, Magic 828AM stands up against methodology used to measure listenership in the Western Cape by the BRC...

By Tony Sanderson 4 Oct 2017

Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part three
Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part three

In the final chapter of this three-part series on media monitoring, ROI Africa's Tonya Khoury shares insight into some of the biggest campaigns she's witnessed as well as some of the trends emerging in PR...

By Angie White 4 Oct 2017

Wessels and Vergotine.
The serious side of Smile 90.4FM with The Honest Truth

True to the fact that volatile and challenging topics can't be avoided, Smile 90.4FM's new late-night talk show called The Honest Truth, serves as a counter balance to the station's generally positive workday programming...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Sep 2017

Deutsche Welle broadcasts live to Africa via Facebook
Deutsche Welle broadcasts live to Africa via Facebook

Deutsche Welle launches its Africa programming as Live Radio on Facebook...

28 Sep 2017

The Creatrix crew.
#InnovationMonth: Cut through clutter with Creatrix's spectacular vernacular

September is Heritage Month as well as Innovation Month. Lynn Joffe, founder of Creatrix, elaborates on the importance of ‘celebrating local' beyond Heritage Month and innovating by telling specific brand stories with destination-driven radio content that leapfrogs over the literacy barrier...

By Leigh Andrews 26 Sep 2017

Winners of coveted OFM Music Awards announced
Winners of coveted OFM Music Awards announced

The winners of the coveted OFM Music Awards were announced on Thursday, 21 September, during a special, live radio broadcast, hosted by much-loved presenter Cyril Viljoen...

Issued by OFM Radio 22 Sep 2017

All you need is love: Kfm 94.5 extends Love Song Hour on Kfm Nights
All you need is love: Kfm 94.5 extends Love Song Hour on Kfm Nights

Kfm 94.5's popular Kfm Love Songs feature has been extended for an extra hour The feature includes a selection of the finest current and classic love songs from 8pm, Monday to Thursday...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 22 Sep 2017

Ipsos' award-winning paper emphasises message that radio is still king on the continent
Ipsos' award-winning paper emphasises message that radio is still king on the continent

Nanzala Mwaura, head of Ipsos Connect, was awarded Best Paper at the PAMRO Conference (Pan-African Media Research Organisation) for her talk on “The African Middle Class”...

Issued by Ipsos 20 Sep 2017

New radio spot airs in Debonairs Pizza's ‘Lamba Busters' campaign
New radio spot airs in Debonairs Pizza's ‘Lamba Busters' campaign

A new radio spot - the fourth in a series promoting Debonairs Pizza's ‘#Un-lamba yourself' special offers - has broken on 5FM and Metro FM...

Issued by FCB Africa 15 Sep 2017

Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part one
Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part one

In this three-part series, I chat to ROI Africa MD Tonya Khoury about the ins and outs of media monitoring, how AVE fits into it all (and if it should), the need for regulation in the industry, and what this all means for Bizcommunity...

By Angie White 15 Sep 2017

Tumi Morake stands proud after being told to 'go back to the bush'
Tumi Morake stands proud after being told to 'go back to the bush'

Comedian and radio personality Tumi Morake has lifted the lid on racial slurs she's been receiving since joining the Jacaranda Breakfast radio show...

By Chrizelda Kekana 14 Sep 2017

Cheeky Metro FM DJ gets chop
Cheeky Metro FM DJ gets chop

The SABC says that Metro FM DJ Criselda Dudumashe has been "unscheduled until further notice" because of comments she made about former deputy minister of higher education Mduduzi Manana, who faces charges of assault...

By Kyle Zeeman 8 Sep 2017

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SABC radio stations celebrate Heritage Month

SABC radio stations have lined up numerous of activities in celebration of Heritage Month, which celebrates the nation's diversity and calls on South Africans to unite despite their cultural differences...

7 Sep 2017

#Loeries2017: KFC's sad radio ads win a Grand Prix, not quite the saddest thing of all
#Loeries2017: KFC's sad radio ads win a Grand Prix, not quite the saddest thing of all

Ogilvy Johannesburg did particularly well at the Loeries this year, as runner up (in second place) to the Agency of the Year with 17 awards, the highlight being a Grand Prix in the Radio Station Commercials category for its KFC Double Down Sad Man Meal campaign...

By Jessica Tennant 5 Sep 2017

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Hot 91.9 FM implements new lineup

Hot 91.9FM radio has new lineup from today, 4 September 2017 with new voices and programme reshuffles...

4 Sep 2017

Sibani Mngadi, corporate relations director of Diageo South Africa.
Top journalists win for responsible drinking stories

The winners of the 2017 Diageo SA Responsible Drinking Media Awards have been announced, following an awards ceremony held in Johannesburg late last week...

4 Sep 2017

OFM Music Awards back and bigger than ever
OFM Music Awards back and bigger than ever

The OFM Music Awards is back for the third year and this time, listeners stand a chance to win great cash and prizes for voting for their favourite artists online...

Issued by OFM Radio 31 Aug 2017

#Loeries2017: Jacaranda FM's Loeries Silver needs to be a triumph for more than just one brand
#Loeries2017: Jacaranda FM's Loeries Silver needs to be a triumph for more than just one brand

Jacaranda FM was awarded a Silver Loerie for our “More music you love” campaign in the ‘Outdoor & out of home: outdoor media' category at the 2017 Loerie Awards held at the Durban International Convention Centre.

By Kevin Fine 31 Aug 2017

Pete Goffe-Wood from Masterchef fame, Franck Dangereux from the Noordhoek Food Barn
H2Zero launches waterless cooking celeb challenge

To help raise awareness and drive water saving in the Western Cape, 140 BBDO and Smile FM have launched H2Zero, a water saving initiative...

29 Aug 2017

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SABC scores well for music award nominees

SABC radio stations and presenters are well represented in this year's South African Traditional Music Achievements (SATMA) Awards nominees...

29 Aug 2017

Kui Kariuki
#Pamro2017: The challenges in changing media consumption habits

How does ‘going digital' in the television market affect content and viewership patterns? Kui Kariuki from Ipsos Kenya looked at what happened with Kenya's digital migration...

By Louise Marsland 28 Aug 2017

Nicolaides, Mortlock and Lindeque in action.
#WomensMonth: Inside the truth of the female-strong EWN newsroom

Hiding behind police vans while live ammunition is fired. Dodging rocks hurled at your car. Running for safety from drug addicts demanding money. These aren't just one-off nightmares but the harsh realities of daily work life for the females in Primedia Broadcasting's EWN newsroom. While they spend their days telling other people's tales, I got them to share a few of their own...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Aug 2017

DStv Mzansi Viewers' Choice Awards winners announced
DStv Mzansi Viewers' Choice Awards winners announced

The DStv Mzansi Viewers' Choice Awards which took place on Saturday at the Sandton International Convention Centre, saw over one million votes cast for 50 nominees in 10 categories as South Africa made her voice heard.

28 Aug 2017

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