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East Coast Radio welcomes new weekend host Shaina-Rae
East Coast Radio (ECR) is adding a fresh new face to its weekend line-up. Shaina-Rae Bauwens will be joining the team on 13 January. 8 Jan 2024 Read more

East Coast Radio’s ‘The Big Favour - Season of Sharing’ campaign raises R1.6m for KZN families
East Coast Radio's (ECR) 'The Big Favour – Season of Sharing' campaign has successfully raised R1.6m for KZN families during the 12-hour telethon. The pause in school feeding schemes during the December break, coupled with South Africa's poverty pandemic, poses a significant threat to thousands of children in underprivileged communities, leaving them vulnerable to hunger. 4 Dec 2023 Read more

East Coast Radio bids farewell to managing director, Boni Mchunu
After an illustrious eight years at the helm of East Coast Radio (ECR), managing director Boni Mchunu bids farewell to the station. 24 Nov 2023 Read more

East Coast Radio launches ‘The Big Favour - Season of Sharing’ campaign
East Coast Radio (ECR) is making a difference in the lives of underprivileged families this festive season. 23 Nov 2023 Read more

ECR and Clicks Summer Body Bootcamp leaves fitness enthusiasts wanting more
The East Coast Radio & Clicks Summer Body Bootcamp was a success this past Saturday (4 November 2023) as 350 fitness enthusiasts flocked to the event with enthusiasm, making the most of the perfect weather. The instructors, sporting their branded attire, exuded fitness readiness and engaged seamlessly with the attendees, setting the tone for an energetic and invigorating experience. The station's drive show hosts entertained the crowd with Stacey on stage giving out amazing spot prizes, and J Sbu bringing all beats from the deck. 7 Nov 2023 Read more

Get ready for the East Coast Radio and Clicks Summer Body Bootcamp
Get ready for a morning of fun workout as you journey to a healthier, fitter you. Join East Coast Radio in partnership with Clicks at the East Coast Radio and Clicks Summer Body Bootcamp on 4 November 2023 at Chris Saunders Park, Umhlanga, KZN. 20 Oct 2023 Read more

Jane Linley-Thomas hangs up her mic after 20 years on East Coast Radio
East Coast Radio (ECR) is bidding farewell to Jane Linley-Thomas after an incredible two decades on the airwaves. 21 Sep 2023 Read more

East Coast Radio joins Openview's audio bouquet on 8 August
Openview has added leading KZN commercial broadcaster East Coast Radio (ECR) to the free-to-air satellite platform's audio bouquet. With an audience of more than 1.1 million tuning into East Coast Radio, ECR will now have a significantly expanded reach into more than 3 million Openview households. This development raises the number of radio channels available on the Openview audio bouquet to 26. 11 Aug 2023 Read more

East Coast Radio 'bugs' KZN with an intriguing listener competition
Get ready to embark on an audio adventure like never before with East Coast Radio's (ECR) exciting new 'Bugged' station promotion. ECR officially launched 'Bugged' on Monday, 31 July 2023. Five microphones have been discreetly placed in various locations across KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). 1 Aug 2023 Read more

East Coast Radio announces new Breakfast Show co-host
East Coast Radio (ECR) is delighted to introduce a new addition to the Breakfast Show team - Carmen Reddy. 10 Jul 2023 Read more

Suncoast East Coast Radio Big Walk: A memorable day of fun, fitness and giving back
Sunday (18 June 2023) witnessed a magnificent display of unity and diversity as more than 20,000 enthusiastic participants gathered for the Suncoast East Coast Radio (ECR) Big Walk. Families, friends, work teammates, schools, NGOs and individuals from all walks of life came together and made every step count. 19 Jun 2023 Read more

Mancosa East Coast Radio Business Breakfast inspires hundreds to #LiveYourLegacy
The new month kicked off on a high note for business-minded individuals who attended the Mancosa East Coast Radio Business Breakfast on Thursday, 1 June 2023, at the Durban ICC. This highly anticipated event drew hundreds of attendees eager to hear from world-renowned and award-winning keynote speakers. 5 Jun 2023 Read more

Actualise your dreams: 'Live your legacy' with Mancosa and East Coast Radio Business Breakfast
Get ready for a morning of inspiration and invaluable insights from some of the most respected and successful business professionals in South Africa. The event is back, and this year it promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Scheduled for Thursday, 1 June 2023, at Durban's ICC, the breakfast will feature a star-studded line-up of guest speakers who will share their expertise and experience with the business community in the province. Among the speakers are Dr Mzamo Masito, the CMO of Google Africa, Musa Kalenga, CEO of Brave Group, and tech businesswoman Kimberly Taylor. 3 May 2023 Read more

East Coast Radio's Big Walk is back and better than ever with Suncoast Casino as its headline sponsor
The much-awaited East Coast Radio's Big Walk is set to return on 18 June 2023, and this time, it comes with an exciting announcement. The event will be sponsored by Suncoast for the next three years. The partnership with Suncoast is a natural fit, not only because of the long-standing relationship enjoyed between two of KZN's biggest brands, but also because Suncoast is a key role player within the Durban precinct and forms part of the walk route. For over 20 years, Suncoast has been a popular destination on the Durban beachfront, offering entertainment to locals and tourists alike. 25 Apr 2023 Read more

East Coast Radio reinforces its pivotal role in KZN people's lives with new brand positioning
East Coast Radio (ECR), a stalwart of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) radio for the past 27 years, has launched a fresh new positioning that reinforces its pivotal role in the lives of the people of the province. 30 Mar 2023 Read more

East Coast Radio bids farewell to Keri Miller
East Coast Radio regrets to announce that Keri Miller will no longer be part of the ECR Breakfast Show. 9 Mar 2023 Read more

East Coast Radio launches magical 'African Story Magic' podcast with Dr Gcina Mhlophe
East Coast Radio is excited to announce the launch of African Story Magic, a new podcast featuring the world-renowned storyteller and author, Dr Gcina Mhlophe. 2 Mar 2023 Read more

East Coast Radio's Sounds Like Summer Beach Festival set to keep KZN entertained
East Coast Radio will be helping KZN create lasting memories this Summer. 20 Dec 2022 Read more

East Coast Radio's Summer Body Bootcamp a real highlight for KZN fitness enthusiasts
East Coast Radio's (ECR) sold out Summer Body Bootcamp event hosted on Saturday, 5 November 2022, gave attendees an exciting start to Summer. 10 Nov 2022 Read more

Get ready for the East Coast Radio Summer Body Bootcamp in partnership with Clicks
The East Coast Radio (ECR) Summer Body Bootcamp with Clicks is back and better than ever before. The fitness event is set to take place on 5 November 2022 at Chris Saunders Park in Umhlanga. 20 Oct 2022 Read more


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