More than 30,000 take part in the Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk
More than 30,000 take part in the Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk

Durban's promenade was transformed into a sea of yellow and white, as more than 30,000 people spent quality time with their loved ones at the Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk.

Issued by East Coast Radio 1 day ago

How commercial is 90% local?
How commercial is 90% local?

It is Thursday afternoon, the first day of playing 90% local music on 18 of SABC's radio stations. I'm driving home and listening to Metro FM, South Africa's second largest radio station of 6.8 million - based on the weekly listenership - which follows Ukhozi FM at 7.5 million. This time of the day is classified by most radio stations as "the drive time" - in other words, peak time.

By Rose Setshoge 20 May 2016

BBC World Service selects Lagos innovations for pilots
BBC World Service selects Lagos innovations for pilots

BBC Connected Studio and the BBC World Service have selected two teams from Lagos to pilot digital innovations aimed at helping the BBC reach young African audiences.

By Tom Jackson 20 May 2016

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 174: Simple and efficient agency software with Magnetic
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 174: Simple and efficient agency software with Magnetic

On Thursday, 19 May 2016, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizwazza) spoke to Korak Kuhnert, chief technical officer of Magnetic.

19 May 2016

RSG takes home 10 ATKV Awards
RSG takes home 10 ATKV Awards

Friday the 13th (of May) was in actual fact a very good day for the RSG team. The annual ATKV (Afrikaanse Taal en Kultuur Vereniging) media awards were presented at an event at Vodaworld in Midrand. RSG shined in the radio category, boasting with 10 Media Veertjies (name of the media awards) wins.

Issued by RSG 19 May 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 174: Magnetic becoming the agency management platform of choice
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 174: Magnetic becoming the agency management platform of choice

On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 19 May 2016, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding looks at the expansion of Magnetic, from its start in 2010 to where it is today.

18 May 2016

Celeb Radio is back on OFM
Celeb Radio is back on OFM

In 2015, OFM, the sound of life in Central South Africa, introduced Celebrity Radio - leading the way in innovative radio content offerings.

Issued by OFM Radio 17 May 2016

SABC policy 'challenge' to local artists
SABC policy 'challenge' to local artists

The SABC said yesterday the 90% local content policy was a wake-up call to South African musicians to make music that appeals to listeners.

17 May 2016