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Roundtable participants discussing industry issues in Cape Town last week.
Can broadcast media disrupt traditional buying structures to accommodate startup businesses?

Can performance-based pricing models be the future of offline advertising in South Africa? This is one of the industry issues that were discussed in a roundtable discussion in Cape Town last week...

By Irina Herf 1 day ago

Heart FM listeners and fans treated to 12 hours of non-stop entertainment
Heart FM listeners and fans treated to 12 hours of non-stop entertainment

Newlands Cricket Stadium was a true celebration of South Africa on Saturday, 9 February 2019, where the annual Heart Cape Town Music Festival took place for its second consecutive year...

Issued by Heart FM 1 day ago

RadioHeads' name change activates, captivates and amplifies
RadioHeads' name change activates, captivates and amplifies

Specialist radio marketing agency, RadioHeads today announced it will be changing its name to MediaHeads 360 to reflect the company's integrated communication approach...

Issued by MediaHeads 360 1 day ago

#WorldRadioDay: John Maytham on radio's role in 2019
#WorldRadioDay: John Maytham on radio's role in 2019

On 13 February - World Radio Day - media veteran John Maytham shared memories, insights and impersonations from his radio career in a full-to-the-rafters lunchtime lecture held at Red & Yellow School...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Feb 2019

This may or may not be Williams' best angle…
#BehindtheSelfie with... Leigh-Anne Williams

Fitting for World Radio Day, this week we go behind the selfie with Leigh-Anne Williams, presenter on Good Hope FM's 'Lunch with Leigh-Anne' as well as SABC3's Expresso...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Feb 2019

Hot 91.9FM presents Flashback to the 90s ft Dr Alban and Haddaway
Hot 91.9FM presents Flashback to the 90s ft Dr Alban and Haddaway

Hot 91.9fm will be presenting the Flashback to the 90's Concert ft. smash hot artists Dr Alban and Haddaway on 27 April 2019 at the Waterfall Park at Mall of Africa, Waterfall City...

Issued by Hot 91.9FM 13 Feb 2019

#WorldRadioDay: Beyond a frequency
#WorldRadioDay: Beyond a frequency

Radio has both a position and a positioning in the media and entertainment world. The medium, the world's 2nd oldest, has consistently given clear evidence that sonic innovation and the wiring of sound orientation is healthier than ever before...

By Eric D'Oliveira and Karl Gostner 13 Feb 2019

Electronic Communications Amendment Bill withdrawn
Electronic Communications Amendment Bill withdrawn

Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has decided to withdraw the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill to enable further consultations and to align it with the drive towards the fourth industrial revolution...

12 Feb 2019

A new way of listening: Primedia Broadcasting - first South African media company to tap into Amazon Alexa
A new way of listening: Primedia Broadcasting - first South African media company to tap into Amazon Alexa

Primedia Broadcasting, the operating company for four of South Africa's premier radio stations, 702, 947, CapeTalk and Kfm, is the first South African broadcast media company to effectively use the Amazon Alexa as part of bringing the future of radio to listeners...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 8 Feb 2019

OFM proud to sign on as VKB Knights media partner
OFM proud to sign on as VKB Knights media partner

OFM has signed on as media partner and sponsor of Central South Africa's domestic cricket team, the VKB Knights, for the remainder of the 2019 season...

Issued by OFM Radio 7 Feb 2019

East Coast Radio launches the 28-day Music Makeover
East Coast Radio launches the 28-day Music Makeover

While East Coast Radio is still KZN's number-one hit music station, ECR plans to get even better, by putting the music the station plays in the hands of the listeners...

Issued by East Coast Radio 5 Feb 2019

Ornico data now available on Telmar - transforming radio advertising event data
Ornico data now available on Telmar - transforming radio advertising event data

Radio advertising event data in South Africa is set to be revolutionised by new data from Brand Intelligence firm, Ornico, now being made available through software provider, Telmar...

Issued by Ornico 5 Feb 2019

Sun International's partnership with Heart FM proves to be a glittering success
Sun International's partnership with Heart FM proves to be a glittering success

Sun International, now in its third year of sponsorship of the Sun Met, has hailed it as its most successful race day to date, largely due to the broadcast partnership with Heart FM...

Issued by Heart FM 1 Feb 2019

Station of the year aiming to be media house of the year
Station of the year aiming to be media house of the year

Algoa FM, which was the first radio station outside of Gauteng to win the annual Liberty Radio Awards 'Station of the Year' accolade, is well on its way to being a leading provider of entertainment and content across multiple platforms...

Issued by Algoa FM 31 Jan 2019

AMA competition for media trip to Africa CEO Forum
AMA competition for media trip to Africa CEO Forum

African Media Agency to reward best African Journalist with a fully paid trip to cover The Africa CEO Forum in Kigali...

29 Jan 2019

The hottest year on record
The hottest year on record

In the four years since Hot 91.9fm switched on the microphone and lit up the airwaves, the station has reached many milestones, however none more so than in 2018...

Issued by Hot 91.9FM 28 Jan 2019

947 shakes up its weekday and weekend line-up with new presenters
947 shakes up its weekday and weekend line-up with new presenters

To match the upbeat pace of Joburg and its people, 947 likes to keep things exciting and fresh. They've decided to shake-up their weekday and weekend line-up by welcoming new presenters to the team...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 24 Jan 2019

Kaya FM celebrating "all things jazz" this Jazzuary
Kaya FM celebrating "all things jazz" this Jazzuary

Since 1 January, Kaya FM 95.9 Home of the Afropolitan has been celebrating all things jazz with "Jazzuary"...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 23 Jan 2019

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 23 Jan 2019

Gagasi FM adopts a school
Gagasi FM adopts a school

Gagasi FM's annual Geleza neGagasi campaign is back, and for the first time this year the station has adopted a school as part of the campaign...

Issued by Gagasi FM 22 Jan 2019

#NewCampaign: What matters to you, matters to Metropolitan
#NewCampaign: What matters to you, matters to Metropolitan

Metropolitan recently launched a campaign to reintroduce the brand to the market and get its clients optimistic about their future and the role the company plays in helping them achieve their financial goals and life aspirations...

By Jessica Tennant 18 Jan 2019

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 14 Jan 2019

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

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

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