Programme Director Alfie Jay: “Wayne is an exceptional young talent who is celebrated by his on air peers and we are proud to have him on our team.”
Current afternoon drive anchor, Lance Du Plessis will take over the mid morning show from Charl Leslie who relocates to lunch.
Jay: “These guys are seasoned professionals, seniors on the team, both of whom are ready for a new challenge. Charl's been presenting mid-mornings now for almost nine years and Lance, the drive, for close-on six.”
Charlton Tobias vacates the 5am to 6am hour to make way for Selwyn Willis who will present a new 3am to 6am show. The only shows not affected by the weekday changes are the morning show with Daron Mann, Carol-Ann Kelleher and Charlton Tobias; early evenings with Briony Sparg and the Love Zone with Viv Bozack. KayCee Russouw will be presenting the midnight to 3am slot.
Jay: “Our business philosophy is based on credible market research and a will to keep our product interesting. Our line-up changes - performance based - address our need to keep it fresh for both our audience and the team.”
Weekends are also getting a newer look. Daron Mann comes out of weekend retirement to present Saturday breakfast. Wayne Hart moves to Saturday lunch; Viv Bozack to Saturday afternoons and Doreen Loubser will present “Your 80'S” between 6pm and 9pm. Unaffected on a Saturday are the Top 30 with Lance Du Plessis and the party show with Craig Ross.
Sunday breakfast will be hosted by Selwyn Willis who takes over from Pieter Du Bois who is leaving the station.
Kaycee Russouw takes over the 3pm to 6pm show and Craig Ross will present the Love Zone between 9pm and midnight. Unaffected on a Sunday are the Glory Days with Charl Leslie; Sunday lunch with Gordon Graham and the Reflective SA Radio Chart with Briony Sparg.
The changes to Algoa FM's line-up take effect on Monday 2 March. Jay: “We have built a dynamic team of experienced campaigners and vibrant young talent. I am confident that our loyal audience will appreciate our fresh approach.”