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Radio DJs share their knowledge, Good Hope FM parties

Primedia Broadcasting DJs, Alex Jay, Mark Pilgrim and Darren Simpson from 94.7 Highveld Stereo recently shared their extensive radio broadcasting knowledge with fellow DJs at sister radio stations and Good Hope FM will kick off its birthday celebrations on Friday ,1 July 2011, as it celebrates its 46th birthday.

The DJs trained at Comuta Radio, ComutaNet's in-house radio station, reaching an audience of 2.3 million commuters (based on a minimum daily foot count), and Platinum Radio, broadcasting to workers on the platinum mines. Javu Nkolele, station manager at Comuta Radio, said, "I was on 'planet radio', mingling with people who have been in the business for over three decades and who were all willing to transfer their knowledge to us."

Icon spots, people

The Cape Town radio station will broadcast from various iconic spots across the mother city and invite some of the city's iconic personalities to join it on air from various broadcast spots across the city.

The day begins at 6am in the Company Gardens were the Breakfast show will be joined by Pieter-Dirk Uys, born, bred and, as he describes himself, "invented" in Cape Town, the lovely Evita Bezuidenhout, Ambassador without Portfolio and radio icon Dmitri Jegels.

The Nigel Pierce show will follow from the District Six Museum in Buitenkant Street joined by Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and joining Ayanda Tini during her show will be former presenter, Bongani Njoli and former South African cricketer Herschelle Gibbs.

After lunch, The O-Zone will broadcast from Mzoli's Place in Gugulethu, with special guests Graeme White (Vanilla Thriller) and Mzoli Ngcawuzele, owner of the restaurant. The day ends at the Wembley Roadhouse in Belgravia Road, Athlone, where Tyrone Paulsen and the 411 show will be joined by deejays Oscar, Codax, The House Doctor aka Calvin Peters, Mark Grainger and Dr Jules.

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