Smile 90.4FM Breakfast announces Beds for Breakfast charity campaign for Cape Town's homeless
Smile 90.4FM Breakfast announces Beds for Breakfast charity campaign for Cape Town's homeless

The City's Mayoral Committee Member for Social and Early Childhood Development, Suzette Little, recently stated that more than 7,000 homeless people spend their nights on the streets of Cape Town. With winter rapidly approaching, finding somewhere warm to sleep doesn't come easy, and the homeless community is in desperate need of help.

Issued by Amplicon PR 2 days ago

Dear SA radio stations
Dear SA radio stations

I've been working in radio for 26 years and I love the medium today as much as I did when I first stumbled across it back in 1990.

By Simon Parkinson 24 May 2016

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 23 May 2016

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

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

New radio station offers podcasts on South African documentary filmmaking
New radio station offers podcasts on South African documentary filmmaking

Following on from SADOX, an online newsletter of in-depth conversations with documentary filmmakers that was published from 2006-2009, Riaan Hendricks has launched Doc Street Radio offering podcasts on documentary filmmaking.

13 May 2016

More local music on SABC radio stations
More local music on SABC radio stations

The Portfolio Committee on Arts and Culture has welcomed the announcement by the leadership team at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) that 90% local music will be played across its 18 radio stations.

12 May 2016

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 173: Amanda Herson from the Cape Union Mart Group
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 173: Amanda Herson from the Cape Union Mart Group

On Thursday, 12 May 2016, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizwazza) looked at the expansion of the Cape Union Mart Group into e-commerce.

12 May 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 173: E-commerce with the Cape Union Mart Group
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 173: E-commerce with the Cape Union Mart Group

On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 12 May 2016, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding looks at the expansion of the Cape Union Mart Group into e-commerce, and is joined by Amanda Herson, e-commerce director of Cape Union Mart Group.

11 May 2016

Five radio stations, 10 million listeners, destination KZN
Five radio stations, 10 million listeners, destination KZN

East Coast Radio, Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal and Tourism KwaZulu-Natal have once again joined forces for Connecting Africa - an initiative aimed at driving African, and South African, trade and tourism to KwaZulu-Natal.

Issued by East Coast Radio 9 May 2016

Kaya FM presents Unplugged sessions served with fine food fusions by Castle Milk Stout
Kaya FM presents Unplugged sessions served with fine food fusions by Castle Milk Stout

Kaya Live and Unplugged brought to you by Castle Milk Stout present a fusion of soulful sounds and sophisticated meals in a divine collaboration with Mi Casa singer/songwriter and aspiring chef, J'Something.

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 3 May 2016

Kaya FM Mother's Day brought to you by SPAR
Kaya FM Mother's Day brought to you by SPAR

Don't over think your mother's day plans... Kaya FM has got you covered. It's the Kaya FM Mother's Day, brought to you by SPAR.

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 29 Apr 2016

Nigel Pierce, Dan Corder and Sherlin Barends.
New Good Hope FM line-up from May

Good Hope FM has announced a new line-up from Monday, 2 May 2016. In response to its listeners' earlier travelling routines, the 'Breakfast Show' will kick off an hour earlier at 5am and will be presented by Good Hope FM personality, Nigel Pierce, until 8am.

28 Apr 2016