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OFM searching for new talent

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.
The judging team will consist of Tim Zunckel, programme manager and Nick Efstathiou, marketing manager of OFM. Both judges bring with them a wealth of radio knowledge and expertise. They will visit five main cities in the stations broadcasting footprint from Monday, 17 August to Friday, 21 August.

An on-air campaign has been launched inviting all current and ‘new' voices to register for auditions by simply going on-line to or the stations mobi site at Entrants that register on-line can download the audition text to start training for their 30 seconds behind the microphone.

The On Air 2009 auditions will take place as follows:
  • 17 August: Welkom - Goldfields Casino from 09:00
  • 18 August: Vanderbijlpark - Vaal Mall from 09:00
  • 19 August: Potchefstroom - Mooirivier Mall from 09:00
  • 20 August: Kimberley - North Cape Mall from 09:00
  • 21 August: Bloemfontein - Mimosa Mall from 09:00
A total of five finalists from the week's auditions will be announced on Friday, 21 August after 15:00.

From Monday, 24 to Friday, 28 August, each finalist will get the opportunity to showcase their skills live on-air, as part of the stations breakfast team, Pieter & Christie on OFM. During the week listeners can SMS and vote for their favourite finalist. The winner will be announced on Monday, 31 August in the breakfast show.

For more information on the On-Air 2009 auditions visit

13 Aug 2009 18:15