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#KfmNoTalkTuesday with WIMPY

On Tuesday 22 April Kfm is going to go presenter-free. Listeners will play a part in calling the shots on the day as listeners' tweets will decide on the content and music requests. Listeners have been actively engaging with the campaign, impacting on Kfm's Twitter following which has seen...

Nick Hamman joins 5FM

5FM always offers our audience the biggest personalities; the latest introduction to our line-up is no exception. Nick Hamman will add to our breakfast line-up and he will break boundaries in the 8am - 10am weekday morning slot. Joining the Nick Hamman Morning Show will be executive producer, Thabo...

Pop-up radio for Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon

Primedia Broadcasting has developed "Old Mutual Live", a pop-up radio station produced specifically for Old Mutual. For five days (16 - 20 April) the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon (OMTOM) will have a live stream radio station run by Primedia Broadcasting. Old Mutual Live will start on the first day...

Celebrating 20 years of freedom with Heart 104.9FM begins today

Heart 104.9FM will present a series of outside broadcasts and activations to honour and celebrate twenty years of freedom. The first in the series will be held at Drakenstein Prison/Mandela's House today, Monday 7 April 2014 (twenty days to 27 April) to build awareness and excitement around this...

Grant Nash to host 5FM mornings for the month of April

With the news of Gareth Cliff leaving 5FM, the station is pleased to announce Grant Nash will be hosting the 5FM breakfast show as a stand-in for the month of April. 5FM's new lineup will be announced shortly.

Delay in transmission of MTN Radio Awards finalists announcement

The MTN Radio Awards finalists were to be announced live on YouTube at 10am this morning, which was recorded yesterday, but has been delayed. Follow the twitter stream (@mtnradioawards) and or the Facebook page (MTN Radio Awards) as the finalists will be announced on this platform as soon as it's up...

Line-up changes at YFM

YFM has announced that Bonang Matheba will be leaving the station at the end of March 2014 after five years on air. Sizwe Dhlomo (Siz) and Siyabonga Ngwekazi (Scoop), who also joined the station in 2009, will also be leaving. The changes are part of an overhaul of the station's lineup for the...

Kfm has two new additional presenters on air

Kfm has two new additional presenters on air! These 'Bright, young things' present Lunch and Evening shows on Kfm. 12:00 - 15:00 is Twala Ngambi and evenings 19:00 - 22:00 is Pags Lucwaba.

Alex Jay to host weekend mornings on 94.7 Highveld Stereo and 94.5Kfm

Radio veteran Alex Jay will be taking over the weekend 7am-10am breakfast shows across 94.7 Highveld Stereo and sister station 94.5Kfm on Saturdays and Sundays, starting from this weekend - 8 March. With over 25 years in the music industry, Alex is no stranger to South African audiences and is...

Votes still open for 'My Station Award' in MTN Radio Awards

Voting is still open for 'My Station Award' in MTN Radio Awards, with one voter winning two tickets to the Awards gala event on 12 April 2014, a smartphone with R500 airtime and a trip to a destination in Florida US, with three night's accommodation and return flights sponsored by Delta Air Lines....

Brandon Leigh leaves Heart 104.9FM

Heart 104.9FM has announced that Brandon Leigh will no longer be with the station and thanks him for his contribution to Heart 104.9FM Cape Town' Beat. "We wish him success with his future endeavours and thank him for his enthusiasm during the time he has spent with us," says Heart 104.9FM MD, Gary...

Motsweding FM DJ in fatal crash

A yet to be identified 30-year-old Motsweding FM DJ was involved in fatal car accident that left two people dead. The police and SABC confirmed the accident. The incident took place at about 5am on Sunday in Mmabatho, North West. According to police, a nine-year-old and another person "estimated to...

Call for 2014 SADC media awards entries

The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) has called on all media to submit entries for the 2014 Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards competition. The awards aim to recognise excellence in journalism in the area of print, photo, television, radio as well as to...

#StopRape: What the BEEP has changed one year on?

Today, 567 Cape Talk and 94.5Kfm are reviving the beep campaign. Till 6pm the stations will sound a beep every four minutes, to mark every time a South African is raped. We are talking about what has changed, what remains problematic, what still hurts, what has to be done and will once again be...

Times Media announces 60% acquisition of Vuma FM

Times Media Group (TMG) has announced the acquisition of 60% of commercial KwaZulu-Natal-based Vuma FM. Vuma is a commercial radio broadcaster which was launched in November 2012‚ and broadcasts a gospel and inspirational format‚ mainly in isiZulu‚ to the major regions of KwaZulu-Natal. Times Media...

New ad campaign for StarSat

A new ad campaign is being rolled out now on TV, print, radio, online and OOH is a result of a collaborative brainstorming session between StarSat and ad agency Shift Joe Public. The hot air balloon ad, 'Change your View', features the townspeople of Clarens, taking to the skies, to promote the new...

Trading Up campaign finalises with R6550 donation

The community station, MFM 92.6, concluded its 'Trading Up' campaign by raising R6550 for the Animal Welfare Society Stellenbosch (AWSS). Initiated by show hosts Ella van Heerden and Eduard De Kock, the campaign involved a branded coffee mug, which the presenters sought to trade up to members of...

Successful concert marks 6th anniversary of Capricorn FM

Celebrating its sixth year in broadcasting, Capricorn FM held a successful music concert on 23 November 2013, featuring Hugh Masekela, Oliver Mtukudzi, Thandiswa Mazwai, Donald, Khuli Chana, Dr Malinga, Dr Thomas Chauke with other performers and bands performing at the Polokwane Rugby Grounds. Over...

Annual toy collection by Good Hope FM is this weekend

The annual toy collection, by Good Hope FM and the Nigel Pierce show, have again dedicated two weeks to bringing Toy Toy to Cape Town. This year, the campaign will give more Capetonians a chance, by making a one-day appearance at V&A Waterfront on Saturday 30 November 2013 from noon until 3pm at a...

Celebrating six years, Capricorn FM does it with style

In celebration of its six years in business, Capricorn FM has planned the annual Golf Day, gala dinner, MTN Limpopo Music festival, a free Shisanyama Family day on 24 November and on air competitions. Capricorn FM, MTN and White Star host the music festival at the Polokwane Rugby Grounds on Saturday...

New Cape Town station has presenter nominated in Huisgenoot Tempo Awards

Keeping the new Cape Town radio station Smile 90.4FM in the public eye, its evening presenter, Tracey Lange has been nominated for Presenter of the Year for her work on the television show Bravo! in the 2013 Huisgenoot Tempo Awards. Her supporters can vote for her online at...

Audi A3 gets new ambassador

Audi A3 has a new ambassador, 5FM DJ Poppy Ntshongwana, who joins Olympic gold medallist Cameron van der Burgh, singer-songwriter Lira, radio DJ Anele Mdoda and rugby sensation Siya Kolisi.

MultiChoice channel number changes

At midnight on Tuesday, 11 June 2013, the current audio and radio channels on DStv in the 100 number range, will change to the 800 number range to eliminate duplication with channel numbers on the video channels. For example, DMX-Adult Contemporary, which is currently channel number 101, will change...

Radio station provides 100 learners with uniforms

As part of its annual CSI initiative, Ligwalagwala FM has donated school uniforms to 100 disadvantaged high school pupils to be delivered early next week in Mpumalanga. Listeners nominated deserving schools during a charity drive on the Breakfast show in December 2012. The schools include; Makhosana...

Bizcommunity features on SABC1's Media Career Guide Show

Be sure to catch Bizcommunity.com's editor-at-large, Simone Puterman, on the repeat show of SABC1's Media Career Guide Show tonight, Monday, 11 February 2013, from 11pm-11.30pm. She will provide insightful career guidance for the marketing, advertising, media and retail industries. The show is...

Kaya FM celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

As part of the celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), Kaya FM will run entrepreneur-based discussion on the Steve Backer show until Friday 16 November. Topics will include personal finance and the entrepreneur, technology and the entrepreneur, balancing personal life and a business as...

Altus Venables moves to I Heart PR, new PRO for Jacaranda FM

Altus Venables, trade and consumer PR at Jacaranda FM for the past three years, has left to take up a position at I Heart PR, a consultancy headed up by Jolene Chait. Masego Serape fills his position at Jacaranda FM as the new PRO.

M-PESA Top Stars winners work at Ukhozi FM

Two winners from the Vodacom M-PESA Top Stars, winner Thembeka Zondo and runner-up, Zimiphi 'Zimdollar' Biyela, both of whom have not only interned with Ukhozi FM but have also been given contracts until March 2013. Zondo presents the 'Ezenkolo' programme on Sundays (5-8am) and the 'Kwasa...

Radio popped up at FNB Joburg Art Fair

The FNB Joburg Art Fair, held on Friday 7 September 2012, featured a pop up radio show from Talk Radio 702. Host, Leigh Bennie, moved around the fair, interviewing guests on a Chat Mat, which was accompanied by a large empty frame, a mobile "Live on air" sign and a caricature artist who drew the...

Urban music festival in Pietermaritzburg

The Woodburn Stadium in Pietermaritzburg will host the Gagasi FM Play Music Festival on Sunday 2 September 2012 from 10am until 10pm. DJs include King Sfiso, Vumar, Lab, Mzokoloko along with Thandolwethu, Kini Shandu as MCs. Catch live performances by Toya Delazy, AKA, Black Motion, Chiano SKyy...

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