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Radio's recipe for growth in 2019
Radio's recipe for growth in 2019

Radio is not a "sunset medium", it's as healthy and relevant now as it has been for the last 20 years - perhaps more so - and there's room for more growth in terms of reach and impact to the lives of its audiences...

By Nick Grubb 3 days ago

OFM hosting Central SA's biggest charity golf event
OFM hosting Central SA's biggest charity golf event

The 16th edition of the Shoprite Checkers OFM Chip for Charity will take place at the Bloemfontein golf club and promises to be a fun-filled day of golf with clients or friends - all for a good cause...

Issued by OFM Radio 11 Jan 2019

Smile 90.4FM Programme Manager announced
Smile 90.4FM Programme Manager announced

Smile 90.4FM has announced the appointment of their new Programme Manager, Naveen Singh, from 1 January 2019...

Issued by Smile 90.4FM 9 Jan 2019

Boni Mchunu, GM of East Coast Radio.
#BizTrends2019: Integrating digital with traditional media

As the new media landscape continues to expand, there is a growing need to find innovative ways of marrying the 'old' with the 'new'...

By Boni Mchunu 8 Jan 2019

Print is dying and radio is next!
Print is dying and radio is next!

Now that was dramatic! OK, maybe I should change the header to "Radio as we know it is dying," says Marino Sigalas from The MediaShop...

By Marino Sigalas 28 Dec 2018

Lisa MacLeod, head of digital, Tiso Blackstar Group.
#BizTrends2019: Alexa, what are your predictions for 2019?

Part of our job [as publishers] is to connect readers and advertisers successfully, in a brand safe environment and to the benefit of both - and while we've been a bit slow thus far, the door is now open. Watch this space...

By Lisa Macleod 18 Dec 2018

CapeTalk welcomes Lester Kiewit to line-up
CapeTalk welcomes Lester Kiewit to line-up

CapeTalk has unveiled the details of the station's refreshed line-up, with a big focus on evenings, which will take effect 6 January 2019...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 14 Dec 2018

Hundreds of jailed journalists the new norm, CPJ census finds
Hundreds of jailed journalists the new norm, CPJ census finds

Turkey, China, and Egypt are responsible for jailing more than half of all journalists detained worldwide...

13 Dec 2018

A very merry Kfm
A very merry Kfm

Cape Town celebs and influencers celebrated the holiday season with Kfm 94.5 on Tuesday, 11 December...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 13 Dec 2018

Unbox the festive season
Unbox the festive season

Festive goodwill is part and parcel of the holiday season and we're wrapping up our year with a hamper of promotional goodies...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 Dec 2018

Hot 91.9FM Christmas Wish
Hot 91.9FM Christmas Wish

The Hot 91.9FM Christmas Wish will launch on Mansfield in the Morning from 10-21 December...

Issued by Hot 91.9FM 6 Dec 2018

Final week to make Toy Story donations
Final week to make Toy Story donations

Big business and celebrities will rally together on Friday, 7 December, to raise funds for underprivileged children in KZN as part of East Coast Radio Toy Story, in partnership with Toys R Us & Babies R Us...

Issued by East Coast Radio 6 Dec 2018

OFM spreading the love this festive season
OFM spreading the love this festive season

OFM will make this festive season just a little more special for many of its loyal listeners thanks to its 12 Days of Goodness initiatives - A Letter to Santa and Wingz of Change...

Issued by OFM Radio 4 Dec 2018

Josephine Achiro Fortelo.
Freedom of speech award for South Sudan journalist

Radio journalist, Josephine Achiro Fortelo from South Sudan, receives global freedom of speech award...

29 Nov 2018

AME appoints Dave Tiltmann CEO
AME appoints Dave Tiltmann CEO

African Media Entertainment has appointed current Algoa FM managing director, Dave Tiltmann as its chief executive officer effective 1 December 2018...

Issued by Algoa FM 29 Nov 2018

Study sheds light on scourge of "fake" news in Africa
Study sheds light on scourge of "fake" news in Africa

African audiences have low levels of trust in the media, experience a high degree of exposure to misinformation, and contribute - often knowingly - to its spread...

By Herman Wasserman & Dani Madri-Morales 26 Nov 2018

OFM now available on Deezer
OFM now available on Deezer

OFM is now available on Deezer, one of the largest live-streaming music sites in the world. Deezer features over 53 million tracks and has more than 14 million users in 180 countries...

Issued by OFM Radio 26 Nov 2018

Ultimate Media develops a 6-step formula for lead generation on radio
Ultimate Media develops a 6-step formula for lead generation on radio

Radio is an immediate medium with high engagement levels yet, despite this, radio has consistently failed to deliver quantifiable lead generation on a cost per acquisition basis...

Issued by Ultimate Media 21 Nov 2018

Wastie captions this: Jy dink jy’s cooler as ek?
#BehindtheSelfie with... Carl Wastie

This week, we go behind the selfie with Carl Wastie, 32-year-old voice-over artist, MC and host of the KFM 94.5 drive-time show Flash Drive with Carl Wastie and their Coca-Cola Top40 SA CT...

By Leigh Andrews 21 Nov 2018

Hot 91.9FM raises R2,106,805 at their 2nd annual Teddy-thon fundraiser
Hot 91.9FM raises R2,106,805 at their 2nd annual Teddy-thon fundraiser

Hot 91.9FM celebrated its fourth` birthday on Friday, 16 November, with their much-anticipated Teddy-thon fundraiser...

Issued by Hot 91.9FM 20 Nov 2018

#FutureFit Yourself: The power of podcast in the 21st century w/ Gavin Kennedy
#FutureFit Yourself: The power of podcast in the 21st century w/ Gavin Kennedy

Who could imagine that after all of these years, Steve Jobs was a prophet? In 2005 he made it clear that he will support podcasts on iTunes and he was unyielding that podcasts are the future...

By Carmen Murray 15 Nov 2018

Open News anchors at their launch: news anchors Koketso Sachane and Naledi Moleo, social media anchor Ayanda Dlamini, Inge Isaacs from the weather desk, and sports anchor Adrian Botha.
When chance meetings roll into 'you're hired' meetings

What do Tim Modise, the late Rowena Baird, Stephanie Ruhle, and Oprah have in common? They serve as inspiration for the new news and social media anchors of OpenView's Open News...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Nov 2018

A selfie taken by Mchunu, with Emma Sadleir and Basetsana Kumalo at the FNB and ECR Business Women’s Breakfast earlier this year – #BeUnstoppable.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Boni Mchunu

This week, we go behind the selfie with Boni Mchunu, GM for East Coast Radio...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Nov 2018

Now available on Deezer - Jacaranda FM and East Coast Radio
Now available on Deezer - Jacaranda FM and East Coast Radio

Deezer users can now stream two of South Africa's most popular local radio stations - Jacaranda FM and East Coast Radio...

Issued by East Coast Radio 13 Nov 2018

#FairnessFirst: Why investigative journalism and media freedom matters
#FairnessFirst: Why investigative journalism and media freedom matters

It's becoming harder than ever to 'kill the story' in these technologically advanced times...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Nov 2018

OFM journalists win at Vodacom regional awards
OFM journalists win at Vodacom regional awards

Two young journalists from the OFM news team won major awards at the annual Vodacom Journalist of the Year regional last week...

Issued by OFM Radio 6 Nov 2018

Affluent Afrillennials choose brands with social conscience
Affluent Afrillennials choose brands with social conscience

Africa's affluent millennials look to brands to make positive change, according to BBC survey...

31 Oct 2018

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Concerns regarding SABC restructuring strategy, mass retrenchments

NEWSWATCH: In an effort to turn the business around, the SABC announced on Monday that it will be going ahead with Section 189 of the Labour Relations Act...

30 Oct 2018

Sea of pink as over 13,000 walk as one for those affected by cancer
Sea of pink as over 13,000 walk as one for those affected by cancer

Perfect weather helped draw an enthusiastic record crowd of over 13,000 walkers for the annual Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer presented by the Eastern Cape Department of Health on Saturday, 27 October...

Issued by Algoa FM 30 Oct 2018

The story begins with you...
The story begins with you...

Between 22 October and 7 December toys for underprivileged children can be purchased and donated in store at any Toys R Us and Babies R Us across KZN or dropped off at East Coast Radio House...

Issued by East Coast Radio 25 Oct 2018

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