OFM fighting to keep Toyota Cheetahs in Super RugbyOFM, the sound of your life in Central South Africa, is fighting for its rugby pride, the Toyota Cheetahs, and the station is urging its loyal listeners to join them in this effort. 5 Apr 2017 Read more >>

OFM announces exciting new on-air line-upOFM, the sound of your life in Central South Africa, is ringing the changes in April, with exciting programming and competitions to look forward to. 23 Mar 2017 Read more >>

OFM turning up the volume this summerAs the leading commercial radio station in Central South Africa, OFM is committed to bringing its listeners the best in local and international talent and never more so than during the summer. During this time, many of our loyal listeners are relaxing at home and many more South Africans are travelling through the OFM footprint en route to their holiday destinations. 5 Dec 2016 Read more >>

Love and music in October - OFM gives backOFM, the sound of your life in Central South Africa, is pulling out all the stops during the month of October to bring its listeners the best in music, entertainment, goodwill and a whole lot more! 5 Oct 2016 Read more >>

Winners of coveted OFM Awards announcedThe winners of the coveted OFM Music Awards were announced during a special, live two-hour radio broadcast from midday to 2pm. One of South Africa's favourite rock bands, Monark, performed live during the show. 30 Sep 2016 Read more >>

OFM Music Awards seeks to honour SA's bestOFM, the sound of your life in Central South Africa, will honour South Africa and the world's best artists during the month of September with the OFM Music Awards. 5 Sep 2016 Read more >>

Quarter of a million up for grabs on OFM this AugustOFM, the sound of your life in Central South Africa, is bringing to the airwaves one of its most popular radio competitions. The Safe gives listeners a chance to win their share of R250,000 in cash and prizes. The competition is highly popular with listeners and presenters and once again promises to bring pleasure or pain to those who participate. 8 Aug 2016 Read more >>

OFM presents that Absolute 80's radio showOFM, the sound of your life in Central South Africa, is making exciting changes to its Sunday morning music offering. From Sunday, 3 July 2016, OFM presents that Absolute 80's Radio show playing the best music from everyone's favourite musical decade - the eighties. 23 Jun 2016 Read more >>

OFM presents the sound of your life in concertOFM in partnership with the Vrystaat Arts Festival will present central South Africa's biggest all-day concert on Saturday, 16 July 2016. The sound of your life in concert will feature MWAH, Goodluck, Charlize Berg, Theuns Jordaan, Majozi, Chiano Sky, Blackbyrd, Howie Combrink, LEAH and Kurt Darren. 6 Jun 2016 Read more >>

Turning the airwaves over to the youth on Youth DayOFM, the sound of your life in Central South Africa, is giving a few lucky youngsters the opportunity to live their radio dream! 30 May 2016 Read more >>

Celeb Radio is back on OFMIn 2015, OFM, the sound of life in Central South Africa, introduced Celebrity Radio - leading the way in innovative radio content offerings. 17 May 2016 Read more >>

OFM's got an app for that!OFM, the sound of your life, is now available on an exclusive smartphone app. The station launched the OFM app earlier this week, available on Google Play Store and the Apple App store. 9 May 2016 Read more >>

More music, more fun, more of the sound of your life on OFMThere are new and exciting radio shows coming to central South Africa's number one commercial radio station in April. Some of the new radio shows on offer are: 'The Big Breakfast' with Martin van der Merwe, Duncan Bayne and Success Lekabe, 'Afternoon Delight' presented by Andre Kunz, 'Weekend Breakfast' with Johan Erasmus, and 'Saturday Sport' with WR van der Merwe. 1 Apr 2016 Read more >>

OFM looking for talentOFM, the sound of Central South Africa, is looking for new talent to join its stellar line-up of radio presenters. The popular talent search competition, The Radio Voice, was previously won by current breakfast special presenter, Yolanda Maartens, who has gone on to have a highly successful presenting career at OFM. 25 Nov 2015 Read more >>

OFM - Simply the bestOFM, the sound of central South Africa, walked away with three awards at the prestigious Best of Bloemfontein reader's choice awards held on 21 October in Bloemfontein. 26 Oct 2015 Read more >>

Winners of first ever OFM Music Awards announcedThe winners of the first ever OFM Music Awards were announced on Tuesday, 29 September 2015, during a special two-hour radio show complemented by a video stream on www.ofm.co.za. The show was hosted by Breakfast Special presenter, André Kunz, and afternoon drive presenter, Martin van der Merwe, with a live performance by one of South Africa's favourite rock bands, The Parlotones, and central South African singing sensation, Brenden Peyper. 1 Oct 2015 Read more >>

OFM Music Awards coming in SeptemberIn September OFM, the sound of Central South Africa, will present its very first music awards - the OFM Music Awards. OFM will recognise and reward local artists for their contribution to the music played on OFM and show special respect to the international artists who add value to the overall sound of the radio station. 24 Aug 2015 Read more >>

Historic move for OFMOFM began broadcasts from a custom-built state-of-the-art building this morning, where brand-new studios now provide OFM with cutting-edge digital broadcasting facilities. 12 Aug 2015 Read more >>

OFM investing in education in the Free StateOFM, the sound of Central South Africa, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Kagiso Shanduka Trust, thereby firmly committing itself to improving education in the Free State. 22 Jun 2015 Read more >>

OFM presents... "Celeb Radio"OFM, the sound of Central South Africa, is once again leading the way with innovative radio content offerings by presenting "Celeb Radio" during June and July. 9 Jun 2015 Read more >>

A packed programme in May at OFMOFM, the sound of central South Africa, which broadcasts from South Africa's biggest agriculture show, presents South African rock band the Parlotones on tour and a chance to win R10,000 during the month of May. 13 May 2015 Read more >>

OFM and Toyota Free State Cheetahs - a winning combinationOFM, the sound of central South Africa, is proud to announce that it will once again be the exclusive electronic media sponsor of the Toyota Free State Cheetahs during the ABSA Currie Cup tournament over the next three years. 30 Apr 2015 Read more >>

Exciting changes in April on OFMThe much anticipated new presenter line-up will commence in April on OFM, the sound of central South Africa. Yolanda Maartens will be joining André Kunz as co-host of the Breakfast Special weekdays from 6 to 9am. Presenter Cyril Viljoen will move from after midnight to take over from 12 to 3pm. Cyril is a great asset to the station and will also present the OFM Top 10 at 10 on Saturdays from 10am. Isabel Venter will host the 9am to 12pm programme. 31 Mar 2015 Read more >>

Inn (OFM) vationOFM, the sound of central South Africa, will introduce changes to the already popular on-air presenter line-up in April with new shows, engaging innovations and a few new voices. 16 Mar 2015 Read more >>

OFM says goodbye to stalwart presentersAt the end of March, OFM will say goodbye to three of its top presenters, who have decided to pursue different careers. 12 Mar 2015 Read more >>

OFM - the sound of your 2015OFM, the sound of your life in Central South Africa, is planning a year to remember and it all starts in the first quarter of 2015. 16 Jan 2015 Read more >>

OFM - The sound of your summerThe festive season is upon us and while most are looking forward to a few days of rest and relaxation, OFM - the sound of central South-Africa - will be going into overdrive! 5 Dec 2014 Read more >>

OFM journalist scoops prestigious national awardOFM senior journalist, Christal-Lize Muller, has won the prestigious national Vodacom Journalist of the Year award for her radio feature on the trials of the Korkie family. The former teacher from Bloemfontein, Pierre Korkie, was taken hostage 17 months ago in Yemen and his family has since been waiting for his release. 5 Nov 2014 Read more >>

OFM - The summer of your lifeIt's officially summer and OFM, the sound of your life in central South Africa, is starting the countdown to the silly season with fantastic local music, theme weekends with some of central South Africa's favourite divas, live broadcasts and a taste of Christmas. 4 Nov 2014 Read more >>

OFM - Rocking in OctoberOFM, the sound of your life in central South Africa, is rocking to the beat in October with live shows, theme weekends and a number of exciting events. 2 Oct 2014 Read more >>

Driving while inTEXTicated?Research shows that texting reduces steering control by 91%. In addition, 70% of South African drivers admit to texting while driving, even though it increases the chances of collision fourfold. 29 Sep 2014 Read more >>

The sound of your life heats up Central South Africa this JulyThe sound of your life heats up Central South Africa this July with Mondays going gold and Rihanna taking over the airwaves with her own theme weekend. 1 Jul 2014 Read more >>

OFM releases the Good Business GuideWhen conducting business with the people of central South Africa, you are likely to find that a handshake often holds just as much value as a signed and sealed contract. It is this caliber of business ethic, value and service that we are showcasing with the OFM Good Business Guide. 11 Jun 2014 Read more >>

28 years of the sound of your lifeToday, 2 June 2014, central South Africa's premier commercial station OFM celebrates 28 years on air - and it will be a day to remember! 2 Jun 2014 Read more >>

OFM presenter nominated for prestigious awardAndré Kunz, beloved presenter of The Breakfast Special from 06:00 to 09:00 on OFM, has been nominated as Radio Presenter of the Year in the tenth annual Huisgenoot Tempo Awards. The competition celebrates the best in Afrikaans music, movies, media and books. 8 May 2014 Read more >>

Same great shows - exciting new changesOFM - The Sound of your Life, will see some exciting new changes to some of its favourite shows in April. 2 Apr 2014 Read more >>

Singer/actor turns radio presenterMulti-award-winning and much-loved singer/actor, Bok van Blerk, will soon be able to add another career notch to his belt: that of radio presenter. 14 Mar 2014 Read more >>

The annual Shoprite Checkers OFM Chip 4 Charity makes a difference in central South AfricaThe 2014 Shoprite Checkers OFM Chip 4 Charity which was held on Friday, 7 March 2014, will once again make a difference in the lives of vulnerable children living in central South Africa. 11 Mar 2014 Read more >>

Siesta takes it off for CANSAThe duo from Siesta on OFM, Martin van der Merwe and Success Lekabe pledged to boldly go bald in support of a corporate shavathon at OFM on 27 February 2014. 3 Mar 2014 Read more >>

OFM Lifestyle programme presenter Phillip Kotze bids Bloem farewellOFM Lifestyle programme presenter Phillip Kotze has resigned following a decision to relocate to Johannesburg. 21 Nov 2013 Read more >>

One song could earn you R50,000!The search for the Top 200 songs on OFM just got interesting with R50,000 up for grabs for predicting the #1 song! 19 Nov 2013 Read more >>

The search is on for your top 200 songsWith a plethora of music around us every day and every minute it is sometimes hard to figure out what our favourite songs are. 14 Nov 2013 Read more >>

OFM goes with Green WeekOFM went green from 8 to 10 October by airing content with a special focus on environmental issues. 10 Oct 2013 Read more >>

Kurt Darren drives The Breakfast Special crazyKurt Darren has dedicated a cover song to The Breakfast Special on OFM, which will be included in his new album due for release in November. 7 Oct 2013 Read more >>

Central South Africa's biggest cycling event continues to be the pride of the Free State with the capital once again hosting the annual race - this time with proud new partners OFM and the Mangaung Metro Municipality. 12 Sep 2013 Read more >>

Bonnie Tyler fans can expect a Total Eclipse of the Heart when the electrifying Welsh songbird performs one performance at the Callie Human Centre, on 1 September 2013 at 6pm. 21 Aug 2013 Read more >>

From 5 to 15 August 2013 OFM hosts "The Safe" competition on air, giving listeners a chance to win their share of R100,000 courtesy of Windmill Casino - come give it a whirl. 14 Aug 2013 Read more >>

18 July 2013 is about commemorating the legacy of Madiba on OFM. 9 Jul 2013 Read more >>

Johrne van Huyssteen finalist in Huisgenoot Tempo AwardsJohrne van Huyssteen, presenter of Oppi Draadloos on OFM, has been named a finalist in the Radio Announcer of the Year category in the Huisgenoot Tempo Awards. 26 Jun 2013 Read more >>

All Request Day on OFMOn 21 June OFM is giving the music compiler the day off when listeners will be taking full control of the airwaves on All Request Day on OFM, the sound of your life. 20 Jun 2013 Read more >>

The Breakfast Special delivers a firstArmed only with one blanket, presenters Andre Kunz and Anna Visser braved the bitterly cold weather of 0.5°C and successfully staged OFM's very first mobile radio broadcast on the back of a trailer driven around Bloemfontein. 18 Jun 2013 Read more >>

OFM keeps adding to the sound of your lifeThe response from clients and listeners to OFM's new lineup has been overwhelmingly positive. We highly commend the afternoon drive show Siesta with Martin van der Merwe, who is fast becoming a favourite with our central South African audience. 24 Apr 2013 Read more >>

AAA Entertainment in April on OFMNow that More Music March is behind us, OFM welcomes AAA Entertainment in April. 4 Apr 2013 Read more >>

Exciting new lineup for OFM - no April foolsTo continue offering Central South Africa the sound of their lives, OFM will make changes to the presenter lineup effective from 1 April 2013. 26 Mar 2013 Read more >>

OFM presenter dies in car crashOFM is deeply saddened to announce the death of Weekend Warm Up (1 - 4pm) presenter, Lindsay Batteson-Kritzinger who died in a car accident on Saturday, March, 2 around 5pm. 6 Mar 2013 Read more >>

Want some great tunes to go with your weekends in March? What better way than to celebrate with some of the biggest bands in the world? 27 Feb 2013 Read more >>

Central South Africa is abuzz with exciting news that OFM will give away a sound of your summer experience in Las Vegas in partnership with Emerald Resort and Casino worth R120 000. 18 Feb 2013 Read more >>

Radio legend joins OFMSouth African radio legend Tony Blewitt will soon be heard across central South African homes and businesses when he joins OFM on 2 February. 22 Jan 2013 Read more >>

OFM welcomes Yolanda Maartens to 09:00-12:00 slotOFM is excited to welcome Yolanda Maartens to the midmorning slot, weekdays between 09:00 and 12:00. 20 Dec 2012 Read more >>

It's The Mangaung StyleIn preparation for the ANC elective conference in Mangaung this December, The Breakfast Club on OFM wrote - The Mangaung Style as a replacement to Gangnam Style. 12 Dec 2012 Read more >>

OFM listener wears most talked-about gown to matric farewellThe matric dance has become a defining moment in the life of many young ladies. It has become mandatory to have the best dress, the best date - the best of everything. 11 Oct 2012 Read more >>

'Feed My Starving Children' is making a difference in our communitiesIn 2010, OFM decided to make a contribution on behalf of all our clients towards a project that assists those in need. The budget we would have allocated towards buying a small gift for our clients at the end of the year, was instead used as a contribution to a children's feeding scheme, Feed My Starving Children. 10 Oct 2012 Read more >>

Nick Efstathiou is the new general manager at OFMOFM is pleased to announce that Nick Efstathiou has been promoted to general manager of OFM. Nick has an established career in radio and solid experience in management. 4 Oct 2012 Read more >>

OFM to give away the summer of your lifeCentral South Africa is abuzz with the news that OFM, the sound of your life, will be giving one lucky listener and their partner the summer holiday of a lifetime; a summer holiday in Las Vegas. This competition is in partnership with The Citizen and Emerald Casino and resort in Vanderbijlpark. 1 Feb 2012 Read more >>

Redstar Talent are very proud to announce that three of their artists won awards for the Best Of in their category at the Free State Music Awards on Friday night. 11 Oct 2011 Read more >>

Put your pedal to the metal, it's almost time for the annual MTN OFM ClassicMTN South Africa and OFM launched today the 11th annual MTN OFM Classic at Bloemgate shopping center in Bloemfontein. This year's week-long Classic is scheduled for the 29 October to 6 November 2011. 14 Sep 2011 Read more >>

OFM, Mahareng Publishing and Red Star Talent usher in the Rugby World CupStaff at OFM, Mahareng Publishing and Red Star Talent ushered in the Rugby World Cup in style when they converged to celebrate the opening of the World Cup at the OFM offices on Nelson Mandela Road. 12 Sep 2011 Read more >>

In South Africa the 7th of September signifies the annual Secretaries day. This year the Breakfast Club on OFM has decided to take a different approach to the day by supporting a more worthwhile cause by raising funds for a tracking system for a Secretary Bird (Sagitarius Serpentarius). 9 Sep 2011 Read more >>

OFM's 25th birthday tour to end three months of celebrationOFM, the sound of central South Africa for the past 25 years, began a three month birthday celebration in June this year. The three month celebration started with the presentation of the golf experience road show crisscrossing central South Africa and old friends and familiar voices returned to OFM for one off radio shows. 28 Jul 2011 Read more >>

OFM's breakfast club to party in MauritiusOFM, the sound of central South Africa for the past 25 years, began a three month birthday celebration in June 2011. The three month celebration was kicked off with the breakfast club arranging a tour for the ultimate birthday party - in Mauritius. 27 Jun 2011 Read more >>

OFM celebrates 25 years with a three-month birthday celebrationOFM, the sound of central South Africa for the past 25 years, begins a three month birthday celebration on 01 June 2011. The three month celebration includes events and radio promotions that will engage and entertain an audience who spend over twenty hours a week listening to their favourite radio station. 1 Jun 2011 Read more >>

Exciting things are happening in Potchefstroom from Tuesday 10 May when Central South African radio station, OFM switches from 97.1 FM to 94.0 FM. This change in frequency will increase OFM's transmitter power for Potchefstroom and in doing so, increase their coverage area and the quality of their broadcast signal. 10 May 2011 Read more >>

OFM breakfast team celebrates first birthdayThe Breakfast Club celebrated one year on OFM on Tuesday 12 April. 13 Apr 2011 Read more >>

OFM bids farewell to Rian van Heerden'Talented', 'contentious' and 'popular', three words used by OFM's Programme Manager, Tim Zunckel, in announcing that OFM would bid farewell to Rian van Heerden. 11 Apr 2011 Read more >>

Thousands raised at annual Chip for CharityThe eighth annual Shoprite Checkers OFM Chip for Charity took place on Friday, 11 March at the Bloemfontein Golf Club and a whopping R114 000 was raised for charity. Beneficiaries for this year's event were Child Welfare Bloemfontein & Childline Free State and the Smile Foundation. 16 Mar 2011 Read more >>

Thursday morning just after the 8am news bulletin, carrying the story regarding the Steve Hofmeyr - U2 farm murder reports, OFM's breakfast presenter Tim Thabethe got a call from a farmer challenging Tim to do something about the farm murders and not just speak about it. He offered Tim R10 per kilometer if he hitchhikes to Cape Town in time for the U2 concert. 18 Feb 2011 Read more >>

The Breakfast Club helps to raise funds to buy incubatorsThe Breakfast Club on OFM, in association with Pick n Pay, is joining hands in helping the Newborns Groote Schuur Trust to buy incubators for selected hospitals across central South Africa. 27 Jan 2011 Read more >>

Dropped off at school in an Oryx helicopterA dream came true for little EW Gordon, a grade 5 learner from the Staatspresident Swart School in Brandfort - when he invited his sister and nine of his closest friends to join him for a ride in an SANDF Oryx Helicopter on Friday morning. Their once in a lifetime experience was made possible by OFM's Breakfast Club presenter Tim Thabethe, producer Andre Kunz and Lieutenant Colonel Jaco Steinberg from Heli FS. 18 Jan 2011 Read more >>

I'm still here - The Irene Fischer story on OFMJust over a year ago, Irene Fischer or Margarine as she is fondly known in central South Africa, was the young and popular traffic presenter on the Mambo Jumbo show on OFM. One morning on her way to work a truck skipped a red light and literally drove over Irene's car - crushing her inside. It was thought that Irene will not survive the horrific accident and if she did she will be quadriplegic with severe brain damage. 22 Nov 2010 Read more >>

MTN OFM Classic to celebrate ten years of cycling successThe tenth MTN OFM Classic is set for the weekend of 5 to 7 November 2010 in Bloemfontein. Not only will organisers and cyclists celebrate ten years of cycling success in central South Africa, they will also celebrate the second year of MTN's involvement as the title sponsor of this prestigious cycling event. 1 Nov 2010 Read more >>

Excitement builds for MTN OFM Classic as it celebrates 10 yearsThe MTN OFM Classic is set for 07 November in Bloemfontein and celebrates the second year of MTN's involvement as the title sponsor of this cycle race. As in previous years, the MTN OFM Classic will be a 97km timed stage race, with a supporting 39km untimed fun ride. The MTN OFM Classic is a recognised seeding event for the Cape Argus Pick 'n Pay Cycle Tour 2011. Online entries for the MTN OFM Classic are open at mtncycling.co.za and will close on 25 October 2010. 22 Sep 2010 Read more >>

OFM's marketing manager, Nick Efstathiou, programme manager Tim Zunckel and presenters Rian van Heerden and Tim Thabethe, embarked on a two week road trip in August, presenting the Sound of Your Life (SOYL) game show and giving away more than R100 000 worth of prizes to 30 advertising agencies in Cape Town, Durbana and Gauteng. 24 Aug 2010 Read more >>

OFM's Mambo Jumbo goes GermanOFM's afternoon drive time presenter, Rian van Heerden, and his Mambo Jumbo team made the dreams of a travelling journalism student from Germany come true, when they got him tickets to the sold-out 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa game, Germany and England in Bloemfontein. 30 Jun 2010 Read more >>

OFM creates own soccer headquarters for 2010While the rest of South Africa is counting down the hours to the kick-off of the 2010 FIFA World Cup; central South African radio station, OFM is putting the final touches to their very own soccer headquarters at the Loch Logan Waterfront in Bloemfontein. 14 Jun 2010 Read more >>

True to its Year of Your Life campaign for 2010, central South African radio station, OFM, is offering their listeners another unforgettable week. 28 May 2010 Read more >>

New line-up for OFM launches with The Breakfast ClubOn Monday, 12 April, OFM introduced its new line-up for 2010 with the all-new Breakfast Club with Tim Thabethe and his team. After six years of doing mid-morning and afternoon shows on OFM, Tim will take over the reigns of the OFM breakfast show from seasoned professionals Christie Hansen and Pieter Möller. 12 Apr 2010 Read more >>

Marlizé Kruger, previous festival manager of Aardklop, is appointed as the the new business manager for OFM in the North West province. 10 Mar 2010 Read more >>

Grade 5 learner arrives in style at schoolIt's not every day that a helicopter drops you off at school in front of all your teachers and friends. That's exactly what happened to young Charné Viljoen when radio station OFM in association with Westline Aviation dropped her off at school in a helicopter! 19 Jan 2010 Read more >>

Jay Thomson from team MTN Energade is the winner of the ninth MTN OFM Classic which took place on Sunday, 1 November 2009 in Bloemfontein. Thomson won the 97km road race with a winnig time of 2:10:16. Young Tyler Day was in second place and Argus 2009 winner, Arran Brown from team Medscheme came in third over the finish. 2 Nov 2009 Read more >>

Central South African radio station, OFM is now boasting with a top-of-the-range radio broadcasting studio in Potchefstroom! 21 Oct 2009 Read more >>

The creative production team of central South African radio station, OFM, won the Best In-House Radio Promo award for their OFM Facebook promotions. The team won the honour at the annual South African Excellence in Radio Awards on Friday, 16 October. The awards were judged by a panel of both local and international judges. 20 Oct 2009 Read more >>

Central South African radio station, OFM, will be conducting a regional search for new on-air talent during their On-Air 2009 auditions. If the judges like what they hear, one lucky entrant could win a contract to be part of the OFM team. 13 Aug 2009 Read more >>

Last week more than R250 000 was made available for food parcels in Welkom and Orkney. On Tuesday, 16 June, 1 950 parcels were distributed to registered employees and their families of Pamodzi Welkom while a further 930 parcels were handed out in Klerksdorp on Friday, 19 June to employees of Pamodzi Orkney. 30 Jun 2009 Read more >>