DJ's and celebrities celebrate at launch of LekkerTV - Jacaranda 94.2 FMJacaranda FM had a studio filled with South African celebrities, musicians, TV stars and media moguls when they officially launched LekkerTV in partnership with KykNet in Midrand. 20 Oct 2014 Read more++
Rian van Heerden wins 2014 Huisgenoot Tempo Award for Best Radio Presenter - Jacaranda 94.2 FMCongratulations to Complimentary Breakfast host, Rian van Heerden, on winning the Best Radio Presenter prize at the Huisgenoot Tempo Awards held at Emperors Palace on 3 June. Rian was pitched against leading industry peers like Smile FM's Tracey Lange, Martelize Brink, Amore Bekker and Johan Rademan - all from RSG, and OFM's Andre Kunz. 10 Jun 2014 Read more++
Jacaranda FM's Complimentary Breakfast team focuses on World Hunger Day by fasting for 24 hours - Jacaranda 94.2 FMToday is World Hunger Day - a day aimed at raising awareness for the 842 million people that live in extreme hunger and poverty. Hunger kills more people than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. Millions of people die each year because of chronic persistent hunger, of which two million are children. 28 May 2014 Read more++
Jacaranda FM awarded radio honours - Jacaranda 94.2 FMJacaranda FM is honoured to have walked away with two awards at the 2014 MTN Radio Awards ceremony in Sandton on Saturday evening, building on a string of major successes over the past year. The station was nominated for no less than 17 awards, including one in the category for the coveted 'Best Commercial Radio Station'. 15 Apr 2014 Read more++
Record attendance at this year's Sisters with Blisters walk - Jacaranda 94.2 FMA record crowd of over 9,000 sisters, misters, kids and dogs flooded the streets of Midrand in a firm protest against the abuse of South African women and children at the 1st for Women and Jacaranda FM Sisters with Blisters walk. 27 Nov 2013 Read more++
An afternoon to remember with Good Morning Angels - Jacaranda 94.2 FMOver 700 of Gauteng's top celebrities, entertainers and business owners joined Jacaranda FM in a Gatsby-themed afternoon to contribute to the station's Good Morning Angels Charity cause. 4 Nov 2013 Read more++
A trek to remember with Castrol - Jacaranda 94.2 FMPolokwane couple walks off with R100 000 after a gruelling cross-country road trek 10 Oct 2013 Read more++
The Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk: A walk away winner - Jacaranda 94.2 FMHeritage Day was celebrated in true South African style with fitness, fun and fine weather setting alight the Jacaranda City. 1 Oct 2013 Read more++
Midrand, Jacaranda FM headquarters: From Monday, 5 August, Jacaranda FM will be cramming four hours of a great breakfast show into three. This will allow the station to bring you 20 percent more music in your work day. 2 Aug 2013 Read more++
Jacaranda FM to set a Guinness World Record as part of Jacaranda Day - Jacaranda 94.2 FMJacaranda FM will on Friday, 19 April 2013 partake in the Guinness World Record for the longest dancing couple in history. The Complimentary Breakfast stunt man, Maljan, will lead the dance and he will be joined by a female dancer who will be selected from an on-air competition which launched this week. 18 Apr 2013 Read more++
Jacaranda FM official roof wetting - Jacaranda 94.2 FMJacaranda FM officially opened its state-of-the-art broadcast headquarters on Thursday, 07 March 2013. The new home, situated in the business hub of Midrand, was opened by Executive Director of Kagiso Media and CEO of Kagiso Broadcasting, Omar Essack and Chief Financial Officer of Kagiso Media, Siphokhazi Chivizhe. 8 Mar 2013 Read more++
Amadeus meets Adele at Toyota Jacaranda Pops - Jacaranda 94.2 FMAfter a sold out performance in 2011, Toyota Jacaranda Pops is back with top mainstream music acts who will perform with the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra on Saturday, 27 October. 5 Oct 2012 Read more++
Free fuel on the day of a massive fuel price hike - lekker! - Jacaranda 94.2 FMAfter the shock petrol price hike on Wednesday, the station jumped in to action, arriving at random petrol stations to pay thousands of rands' worth of petrol bills. Resident stuntmen MalJan and Arod - along with phone prankster, Kaptein Skuim, went to garages in Jo'burg and Pretoria, pulled out the cash and put smiles on people's faces when they were expecting that first big petrol bill. 6 Sep 2012 Read more++
Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk to draw thousands to Pretoria - Jacaranda 94.2 FMThere are many things that make South Africa LEKKER. A lekker braai with friends, a lekker game to watch, lekker hotspots to shop and kuier, lekker places to see and many more. Now, as we're about to open the door to South Africa's favourite season, we bring you THE spring walk to celebrate the fact that it's lekker to be here, lekker to be South African and lekker to be healthy! 27 Jul 2012 Read more++
Jacaranda FM tells us why it's How much do you love South Africa? Why are you happy to be living here? Why is it "lekker to be here"? 10 Jul 2012 Read more++
Jacaranda FM News and Corruption Watch work together to fight SA's Jacaranda FM, in collaboration with Corruption Watch, launched the "No more tjo-tjo" campaign on Friday 1 June in a bid to eradicate corruption in South Africa. 7 Jun 2012 Read more++
Club Jacaranda, rewarding you, and saving you money, just for listening - Jacaranda 94.2 FMJacaranda FM is proud to bring you Club Jacaranda. Sign up today and be the first to have access to a whole new world. 25 Apr 2012 Read more++
Jacaranda's Winter Warmer 2012 sets sights on 100 000 blankets - Jacaranda 94.2 FMJacaranda's annual Winter Warmer programme in proud association with Ingram's will ensure that those less fortunate don't suffer the brunt of this year's cold - and it's aiming to help over 100 000 underprivileged people in 2012. The initiative kicked off on 2 April 2012 looking to improve upon last year's collection of R3.2 million worth of blankets and cash from warm-hearted listeners, schools and companies across Gauteng, Mpumalanga, North West and Limpopo. 12 Apr 2012 Read more++
Win your share of more than R100 000 in cash with Jacaranda 94.2's Cash Call - Jacaranda 94.2 FMIn celebration of the countdown to Jacaranda Day 2012, brought to you by SPAR, "Cash Call" is back on Jacaranda 94.2. 7 Mar 2012 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 Brand Xpand - tailor-made radio advertising that doesn't break the bank - Jacaranda 94.2 FMAdvertising with South Africa's No.1 independent radio station - talking to more than two million loyal listeners in a prime income group - has its obvious benefits, but what if you're completely new to marketing over the airwaves? What if you're a smaller business or simply haven't explored the art of radio advertising in detail? 27 Jan 2012 Read more++
Rian and Jacaranda 94.2 to pay listeners' bills this January! - Jacaranda 94.2 FMJacaranda 94.2 and its brand new breakfast show are going to pay bills for many of their cash-strapped listeners this January. 17 Jan 2012 Read more++
The Weekend Special with Paul Rotherham on Jacaranda 94.2 - it's epic partying, amplified! - Jacaranda 94.2 FMSaturday nights on Jacaranda 94.2 have always been jam-packed with the dance hits that you know and love... From this Saturday, well-known radio personality Paul Rotherham takes to the air from 8pm with the "Weekend Special" where he'll continue bringing you great party anthems. 13 Jan 2012 Read more++
Catch Jacaranda 94.2 playing two songs by the same artist back to back - win R10 000 in cash! - Jacaranda 94.2 FMWith the festive season and loads of shopping for crazy specials around the corner... wouldn't R10 000 extra cash come in handy? What if we told you that you could win R10 000 in cold hard cash when you catch us doubling up the hits on Jacaranda 94.2? 14 Nov 2011 Read more++
Top brands secure flagship shows on Jacaranda 94.2: Barcelos | That Show - Jacaranda 94.2 FMThat Show - not afraid to stick its head up any lion's mouth, now spiced up by Barcelos! 3 Nov 2011 Read more++
Top brands secure flagship shows on Jacaranda 94.2 Jacobs Krönung Coffee | Frankie & Co Morning Show - Jacaranda 94.2 FMJacobs Krönung Coffee - connecting South Africans with their favourite radio breakfast show! 2 Nov 2011 Read more++
Buble meets Bach with Toyota Jacaranda Pops! - Jacaranda 94.2 FMEver wondered what would happen if a contemporary music legend met a classical music maestro? 5 Oct 2011 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 announces new station manager - Jacaranda 94.2 FMSouth Africa's number one independent radio station Jacaranda 94.2 has announced that broadcast industry stalwart Kevin Fine will be its new station manager. 19 Aug 2011 Read more++
RAMS 2011/2: Nothing killing the radio star, not by a long shot! - Jacaranda 94.2 FMWith more "listen", more "focus" and more "deliver" radio most certainly isn't dead... not even close. 25 Jul 2011 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 leads with 27.9% in Gauteng - Jacaranda 94.2 FMJacaranda 94.2 is the No.1 radio station for the Afrikaans market in Gauteng with 27.9% market share - this according to the first SAARF RAMS results of 2011. 25 May 2011 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 CEO resigns - Jacaranda 94.2 FMAlan Khan, after 6 years at the helm of Jacaranda 94.2, will be laying down the reigns as Chief Executive Officer at the end of June 2011. 13 Apr 2011 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 brings you U2 live in concert in December! - Jacaranda 94.2 FMThe highly successful Big Payout Promotion generated more than 170 000 SMS responses in a MONTH! For the next BIG THING from Jacaranda 94.2, you don't get much bigger than U2... LIVE... in SYDNEY... THIS DECEMBER! 18 Nov 2010 Read more++
Boats rocking in the radio storm, but... - Jacaranda 94.2 FM2010 has arguably been one of the tougher years for South African radio. 8 Nov 2010 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 introduces Jacaranda 94.2 already commands a prime audience of more than two million listeners in LSM 6-10 across Gauteng, Mpumalanga, North West and Limpopo. Now, in line with its reputation of going "beyond the airwaves" and continuously increasing audience numbers, Jacaranda 94.2 is taking top notch technology even further. 19 Oct 2010 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 listeners, celebs give it HORNS! - Jacaranda 94.2 FMJacaranda 94.2's "RHINOTHON", held on 10 September 2010, was a phenomenal success - affirming the station's ability to not only reach, but MOVE millions. 21 Sep 2010 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 gives its competition the green light - Jacaranda 94.2 FMJacaranda 94.2, South Africa's No.1 independent radio station, dominates 23.1% of the Afrikaans and 12.3% of the English home language market in Gauteng. A very prominent part of our growth is rooted in the relationship that Jacaranda 94.2 has with media planners, buyers, agencies and of course, the companies and organizations who invest in its highly successful bilingual communication platform. 8 Sep 2010 Read more++
New lineup: Jacaranda 94.2 says, experience matters! - Jacaranda 94.2 FMJacaranda 94.2, the number 1 radio station for the Afrikaans market in Gauteng, has announced its new line-up of talented radio and content professionals. The radio station, which has also seen a positive increase of Gauteng English speakers tuning in, has backed working with some of South Africa's most experienced radio talent. 5 Aug 2010 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 raises R1.3 million to keep others warm! - Jacaranda 94.2 FMOn 25 June 2010 the Jacaranda 94.2 Winter Warmer Corporate Challenge celebrated its fifth year in existence - rallying for support from businesses and individuals throughout the Jacaranda 94.2 footprint - inviting them to donate to this worthy cause and challenge other companies to meet or beat their donation over the course of a 13-hour telethon broadcast live from Montecasino. 29 Jun 2010 Read more++
South African wins the World Cup! - Jacaranda 94.2 FMTying in with the hype surrounding the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Jacaranda 94.2's most recent promotion not only answered the question of who the station's audience rates as the number 1 band or artist worldwide, but also raised a few pressing issues on the true crux of commercial radio. 21 Jun 2010 Read more++
Jenny Griesel joins the marketing mix at Jacaranda 94.2! - Jacaranda 94.2 FMJacaranda 94.2 is proud to announce the appointment of the super-talented Jenny Griesel as new Marketing Manager of South Africa's biggest independent radio station. 11 Jun 2010 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 grows bilingual reach in Gauteng - Jacaranda 94.2 FMThe latest SAARF RAMS Diary (2010/2) shows a diary-on-diary increase from 6.4% to 6.7% in Jacaranda 94.2's Gauteng market share. This is coupled with a substantial increase from 23.3% to 26.9% in Jacaranda's Afrikaans Home Language market share in Gauteng, whilst maintaining a healthy 5.7% of English Home Language listeners in the province. 4 May 2010 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 is giving away bOObs! - Jacaranda 94.2 FMFinally, a campaign that offers you more than just a handful! In yet another radio first, Jacaranda 94.2 is giving away 2 bOObs & a bag of cash! 19 Apr 2010 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 continues to grow Gauteng market share - Jacaranda 94.2 FMJacaranda 94.2 is now the No.1 Radio Station for the Afrikaans market in Gauteng! The latest SAARF RAMS Diary shows healthy increases in overall Gauteng market share, English home language, and Afrikaans home language. 23 Feb 2010 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 outperforms competition - Jacaranda 94.2 FMThe latest RAMS diary (August to October 2009; the final for the year) summarises a tough year for radio. The medium has suffered year on year listenership decreases, but Jacaranda 94.2 has proved the exception to that rule with a significant increase in diary on diary audience and a stable picture, year on year. 15 Dec 2009 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 scooped national headlines again this week when Amor Vittone spoke out for the first time exclusively to the Just Plain Breakfast show on Jacaranda 94.2. 6 Nov 2009 Read more++
The recession may be biting, but consumers still know where they can find value and are increasingly exercising their options by tuning in…or out. Jacaranda 94.2 has spent the last few months fine-tuning its programming and is beginning to reap the rewards. 7 Oct 2009 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2's Just Plain Breakfast team has made a hit with their new song parody, ‘Pap en Vleis'. This song has created its own viral campaign, and thousands of people across the country and around the world have already downloaded the song parody from jacarandafm.com. 30 Jul 2009 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 welcomes Kurt, John and Barney - Jacaranda 94.2 FMFrom 6 July 2009, Jacaranda 94.2 fills the airwaves with an exciting new line-up of presenters, new features, new faces and innovative new show times. In a pioneering project, Afrikaans music icon, Kurt Darren joins Jacaranda 94.2 as presenter of a new weekly request show called Jukebox. The show, in partnership with Vodacom is a joint venture with Kyknet and offers advertisers synergy between the two mediums. Listeners and fans can see Kurt in action at the station's studio in Montecasino every Sunday between 14h00 and 17h00. 7 Jul 2009 Read more++
As part of its ‘Feel Good' plan, Jacaranda 94.2, in proud partnership with Gift of the Givers, is making an appeal to its audience and corporate South Africa to support the annual Winter Warmer campaign which kicked off last month. 9 Jun 2009 Read more++
Family life, the outdoors and an innate ability to enjoy themselves coupled with an undying loyalty to South Africa and commitment towards making this country work. Jacaranda 94.2 Music Manager Gustav Greyling says these are just some of the heartfelt values uncovered by in-depth listener research that aptly illustrate the ‘pleasure and the pain' associated with capturing the hearts and minds of this highly discerning market... 3 Jun 2009 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 paid its final listener bill on Friday 27th March 2009. This marked the end of the nine-month Pay Your Bills (PYB) campaign, where listeners sent their personal bills to the station. 3 Apr 2009 Read more++
When last did you have an audience of 2.348 million without losing your personal touch? Virgin Active recently secured exactly this type of audience when they teamed up with the hugely popular Jacaranda 94.2 Street Busters. 1 Apr 2009 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 ‘up close and personal' via online survey - Jacaranda 94.2 FMA bit of incentive never hurts... Jacaranda 94.2 has awarded a Sony flat screen television and Mangwanani gift vouchers to Richard Lord from Media Shop and Nadine Vermeulen from Mindshare, for their participation in an industry survey that Jacaranda 94.2 sent out earlier this year. 31 Mar 2009 Read more++
In light of the extremely tight marketing budgets currently faced by many clients and advertisers, a ‘Feel Good' advertising environment is just what the doctor ordered, to give brands a New Year's boost. 17 Jan 2009 Read more++
Presenter's journey to ‘thinner peace' yields weighty results! - Jacaranda 94.2 FMIn a market full of overpromising and under delivering, Jacaranda 94.2 is once again proving that honest sincere communication that shows tangible results - in this case presenter Tové Kane's visible weight loss - produces exceptional results for client and radio station alike... 2 Dec 2008 Read more++
Now in its sixth month of operation, the Jacaranda 94.2 Pay Your Bills (PYB) campaign has exceeded initial expectations having already paid out in excess of half a million rand and raked in a whopping 21 000 online entries, with SMS entries having topped the 379 000 mark by early this month (November 2008). 26 Nov 2008 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 will not easily forget November 2008. South Africa's number one independent radio station is over the moon that it is has been the winner of not one, but four stellar industry awards in the last week! 20 Nov 2008 Read more++
Tough times = radio's opportunity! - Jacaranda 94.2 FMNewly-appointed Jacaranda 94.2 Commercial Sales Manager Warren Bedil says there is no doubt that the next 12 months will be a difficult period for all media. The highs of the past three years have come to a sudden halt and with high targets meeting a receding market; the immediate future will be a real test. 7 Nov 2008 Read more++
The latest RAMS results are a positive diagnosis of the good health of the South African radio sector. So says Jacaranda 94.2 CEO Alan Kahn, who adds that the recent addition of three new stations into the mix means it's ‘game on' when it comes to attracting, servicing and retaining listeners and advertisers alike. 7 Oct 2008 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 demonstrates the power of local music - Jacaranda 94.2 FMFresh, local content is at the heart of Jacaranda 94.2's latest online Demo Station campaign that will see the station profiling hot, new local bands exclusively on its website and on-air. 29 Sep 2008 Read more++
Last weekend's Sunday Times newspaper (22nd June 2008) was a triumph for Jacaranda 94.2, when it revealed that the station currently attracts 28% of Gauteng's most wealthy radio listeners, making it the second most listened to radio station by this highly desirable target audience. 26 Jun 2008 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 feels the current financial pain of South African consumers and is therefore doing more than its fair share to ease their burden, in the form of a brand new Pay Your Bills Promotion that officially launches on Tuesday 17th June 2008. 13 Jun 2008 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 has once again sealed the deal by being voted Best Radio Station by Pretoria News readers for the second consecutive year. This follows hot on the heels of recent accolades being awarded to the station's Maurice Carpede and Trevor Cramer for Most Popular Radio Personality and Best Radio Sports Insert respectively. 16 May 2008 Read more++
The radio industry has been challenged by new media innovation, particularly social media applications in the past couple of years, propelling radio stakeholders into adaptive mode. The big question now, is whether radio is still as relevant in the 21st century and more importantly, are radio stations embracing this multimedia approach? 5 May 2008 Read more++
Community champion Jacaranda 94.2 has embarked on a proactive initiative, in a bid to alleviate the widespread problem of potholes. Dubbed the ‘Pothole Olympics', because of the ‘friendly competition' the initiative is intended to create between municipalities, the campaign has kicked off to an impressive start. 15 Apr 2008 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 and Wimpy have teamed up to create SA radio's most sizzling breakfast offering, with the well-known food outlet having just become the station's Just Plain Breakfast Show headline sponsor for 2008/9. 9 Apr 2008 Read more++
For the past few days Jacaranda 94.2 has been having a bit of fun, by claiming that it has pulled all Afrikaans music from its line up, based on feedback from recent listener research. 1 Apr 2008 Read more++
Armed with a proactive energy solution, modelled on Eskom and the government's 10% energy-saving plan, Jacaranda 94.2 has implemented a new energy-saving initiative, providing an innovative means of branding as part of the country's vital power rationing drive. 14 Mar 2008 Read more++
Shaun Pollock may have retired from first class international cricket but he certainly isn't planning on being quiet for long. Jacaranda 94.2 has scooped a South African first, by securing him as its sports news presenter, during its Friday (February 8th) Just Plain Breakfast show from 6am to 9am. 7 Feb 2008 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2 rally Bokke supporters - Jacaranda 94.2 FMThroughout the duration of the Rugby World Cup 2007 - Jacaranda 94.2 has demonstrated that their blood truly is green and gold - ensuring listeners were constantly informed, entertained and entranced in 'Bok' mania. 31 Oct 2007 Read more++
Radio medium Michaela – a surprise hit with esoteric bloggers - Jacaranda 94.2 FMWho could have predicted Jacaranda 94.2's radio medium would be such a hit in the local, emerging blogosphere? Well, Michaela, the station's resident medium, herself may have seen it coming – but even she could not have imagined the phenomenal interest from listeners and the online esoteric community. 18 Jul 2007 Read more++
New presenter line-up for SA's No. 1 independent radio station - Jacaranda 94.2 FMThis month Jacaranda 94.2 has refined its presenter line-up to add more flavour to an already talented list of presenters. Some major changes include Tove Kane moving from her weekend brunch slot to the second Workzone session between 13h00 and 16h00 weekdays. Clayton Robbertze has taken up the challenge of becoming the new love doctor on Jacaranda 94.2's Love Zone between 19h00 and 22h00 weekdays. 3 Jul 2007 Read more++
Winter Warmer reaches out to communities in need - Jacaranda 94.2 FMSouth Africa's number one and largest independent radio station is banishing the winter blues. Jacaranda 94.2's Winter Warmer, in proud partnership with Gift of the Givers, is in full swing. Recently, the campaign helped out a Tembisa community in crisis. 13 Jun 2007 Read more++
Danao cruises to success with Jacaranda 94.2 - Jacaranda 94.2 FMJacaranda 94.2's Love Boat 2007 set sail on 16 February 2007 for the romantic Mozambican coastline. By the time the luxury cruise liner, The Melody, docked back in Durban harbour four days later, all 1 550 passengers on board were brand champions for Jacaranda 94.2 and the trip's sponsor, Danao. 10 Apr 2007 Read more++
Alan Khan announced as new CEO Of Jacaranda 94.2 - Jacaranda 94.2 FMWith almost twenty years of broadcast experience behind him, radio runs deep in Alan Khan's blood. He brings his unwavering passion for the medium and a wealth of professionalism to his new role as Jacaranda 94.2's chief executive officer.  24 Jan 2007 Read more++
Jacaranda 94.2's on air innovation drives floor sales for Peugeot - Jacaranda 94.2 FMAs a result of the station's second Bid Wars interactive SMS campaign, featuring two Peugeot dream cars as prizes, competition partner, Peugeot West Rand, has sold all its 107 models and has had to restock ahead of the festive season!  29 Nov 2006 Read more++