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Greater heights at Primedia for leading political journalist Matshidiso 'Tshidi' Madia
Leading political journalist Matshidiso Madia has been appointed associate editor: politics at Primedia Broadcasting. Madia has been at the coalface of politics for many years, as a broadcast and print specialist political journalist. Her journey began at Primedia's 702. During her time at Power FM, Madia was a popular voice. She also played an instrumental role in developing a top-notch political reporting team at News24. 3 Aug 2022 Read more

Kfm Best of the Cape 2021 campaign wins bronze at Bookmarks
The first instalment of the annual Kfm Best of the Cape Awards has won a bronze award at Bookmarks 2022. The win was in the category 'Publisher Brand-Building Campaign'. 2 Aug 2022 Read more

Kfm 94.5 announces the finalists in the Best of The Cape Awards 2022
Kfm 94.5, Cape Town's biggest regional music station has announced the 150 finalists in the annual 'Kfm Best of the Cape' campaign. 26 Jul 2022 Read more

Primedia Broadcasting's new rates: Strong value and the best return on investment
Primedia Broadcasting has announced its new rates, effective 1 September 2022. As the consistently innovative and vibrant industry leader, Primedia Broadcasting continues to offer high reach, contextual solutions, and proven audience engagement. 21 Jul 2022 Read more

Talent is not enough
The history journals are littered with countless examples of highly talented individuals that burst onto the scene of their chosen field and seemingly disappear very quickly, blow themselves up in a PR crisis, or just fade away. The aftermath for these individuals is often devastating as they attempt to tidy up the debris of their former selves. This storyline is far too evident in the TV and radio space. 19 Jul 2022 Read more

#GeknitDitMetTraceyLange is back in aid of Mandela Day
Tracey Lange, well-known host of Kfm 94.5's popular weekday mid-morning show is once again spreading her unique brand of knitting love in celebration of Mandela Day. 18 Jul 2022 Read more

Bright financial future forecast for Primedia with top appointments
Jonathan Procter, group CEO of Primedia has announced the appointment of Lindile Xoko as chief revenue officer for the Primedia Group. 14 Jul 2022 Read more

Primedia Broadcasting hosts Community Radio Days 2022
Primedia Broadcasting hosted Community Radio Days 2022, which saw a gathering of community stations in JHB and Cape Town for a full day of workshops, panel discussions and networking sessions. 8 Jul 2022 Read more

Tsholofelo Maimane appointed as Primedia's Group chief talent officer
Primedia Group CEO, Jonathan Procter, has announced the appointment of Tsholofelo Maimane as Group chief talent officer. 7 Jul 2022 Read more

Flagship business incubator announces 10 beneficiaries
Nedbank, along with Primedia Broadcasting's talk radio stations 702 and CapeTalk, have announced the latest winners in South Africa's longest-running business mentorship programme. 6 Jul 2022 Read more

Kfm 94.5 celebrates the Best of The Cape 2022
Kfm 94.5, the Cape's biggest commercial radio station has announced that 'The Kfm Best of the Cape Awards' is back! 5 Jul 2022 Read more

Primedia's 702 is 42 years strong
It was dark days indeed in 1980 as Channel 702: 'Your rainbow of sound' took its first breath on an AM signal in a little studio in Ga Rankuwa, Bophuthatswana. The only other independent radio station in apartheid South Africa, at this time, was Capital Radio 604. 29 Jun 2022 Read more

Tholoana Ncheke is Primedia's new group legal counsel
Primedia Group has appointed Tholoana Ncheke as group legal counsel. Tholoana Ncheke is an accomplished attorney, highly proficient in corporate law, taxation, administrative law, litigation and media and communication law. 27 Jun 2022 Read more

A radio legend has fallen
Jonathan Procter, the CEO of Primedia, has paid homage to John Berks, on behalf of the group. This after the veteran broadcaster passed away on Saturday 4 June, at the age of 80, after a long illness. 7 Jun 2022 Read more

Primedia Broadcasting launches first ever online sales platform
In an industry first, Primedia Broadcasting has launched an online sales platform that allows small and medium-sized businesses direct access to airtime bookings. 6 Jun 2022 Read more

Kfm and LottoStar raise R20m in history-making radiothon
In a South African first, Kfm 94.5 and LottoStar raised R20m for the Peninsula School Feeding Association in a 12-hour radiothon yesterday. This is the largest amount ever raised by a South African radio station. 3 Jun 2022 Read more

Flagship business incubator, Nedbank Business Ignite, returns
South Africa's longest-running business mentorship programme - Nedbank Business Ignite - returns to Primedia Broadcasting's talk radio stations 702 and CapeTalk. 2 Jun 2022 Read more

Primedia and Paramount partnership paves the way for broader audience reach
Primedia Group (Primedia), the owner of a broad portfolio of broadcasting and out-of-home assets, has entered into a strategic partnership with Paramount Global (Paramount), formerly ViacomCBS, providing clients and partners with a compelling audience engagement solution, that considerably broadens reach. 1 Jun 2022 Read more

Raising R8m in one day - KFM and LottoStar aim for an SA first
In an unexpected announcement this morning, LottoStar and Kfm 94.5 committed to raise R8m for the Peninsula School Feeding Association in a 12-hour radiothon tomorrow, 1 June, the start of Youth Month. This would be the largest amount ever raised in one day on a South African radio station. 31 May 2022 Read more

Clare O' Neil joins Primedia Group as chief operations officer
Primedia has announced Clare O'Neil as the group's new COO. A highly experienced media, broadcasting and marketing specialist and thought leader, Clare is one of the most respected doyennes in the industry. 30 May 2022 Read more

Top spot for Randall Abrahams at Primedia Broadcasting
Media polymath appointed as the new CEO of Primedia Broadcasting. 24 May 2022 Read more

A boost to 947 as Anele Mdoda signs 5-year agreement
Popular Gauteng music radio station 947 has announced that Anele Mdoda has signed a five-year contract with Primedia Broadcasting. This is a significant achievement for Primedia in an industry littered with short-term engagements. 9 May 2022 Read more

May Money Madness with LottoStar returns to Kfm 94.5
LottoStar and Kfm 94.5's popular station promotion, May Money Madness, kicks off across the Cape this week. 6 May 2022 Read more

Clarrie flexes his talk muscle on CapeTalk
Respected and well-loved local music radio presenter, Clarence Ford, will move in behind the microphone at Cape Town's premier talk radio station, CapeTalk next week. He will be standing in for mid-morning host, Lester Kiewit from 11-14 April 2022 in the 9-12 weekday time slot. 8 Apr 2022 Read more

702 celebrates exceptional teachers
Bongani Bingwa spearheads 702 Teacher of the Year campaign. 24 Mar 2022 Read more

CapeTalk's Moonstruck brings 3 Idols winners together on stage for the first time
CapeTalk and sponsor Simply Asia have announced that Moonstruck - a popular event on the Cape Town social calendar - returns as a hybrid music experience this year. The event taking place on Saturday 12 February will also feature an all-female ensemble of stellar performers including three Idols winners. 11 Feb 2022 Read more

Huawei KDay 2022 is back
Huawei and Kfm 94.5 have announced the return of the Cape's hottest music festival - Huawei K-Day 2022, inspired by the Huawei nova 9. 28 Jan 2022 Read more

News veteran Sbu Ngalwa joins Primedia as editor-in-chief of Eyewitness News
Primedia, owners of Eyewitness News (EWN), announced that it's bidding farewell to editor-in-chief Mahlatse Mahlase. She will be replaced by respected journalist and editor, Sbu Ngalwa, who will head up the news operations from 10 January 2022. 23 Nov 2021 Read more

702 says farewell to Azania and welcomes the return of a familiar voice
702's well-loved daytime darling, Azania Mosaka has announced her resignation from South Africa's premier talk station. 16 Nov 2021 Read more

Cape Town's newest millionaire with Kfm 94.5 and LottoStar
Kfm 94.5, the Cape's biggest commercial music radio station (with more than 1.1 million listeners according to BRC RAMS Amplify April-August 2021 Release) and LottoStar created the Cape's newest millionaire yesterday. 11 Nov 2021 Read more

Radio veteran Ravi Naidoo at the helm as 947 station manager
Johannesburg's leading commercial station, 947, have announced that station manager, Thando Makhunga, has decided to take on a new broadcasting opportunity outside radio. Programming guru, Ravi Naidoo, steps up into this role with effect from 8 November. 3 Nov 2021 Read more

Primedia Broadcasting - Into the future with new data and momentum
Primedia Broadcasting stations 947, 702, Kfm 94.5 and CapeTalk have delivered strong performances in the latest BRC RAMS Amplify™ release. This includes: 29 Oct 2021 Read more

It's your month of millions with LottoStar on Kfm 94.5
If 2021 has been a little "meh", hold on tight because your year's about to get a shake up! Kfm 94.5 and LottoStar present Your Month of Millions - with millions of rands in cash up for grabs every weekday until Friday, 5 November. 15 Oct 2021 Read more

Kfm's Big September turns up the volume on music with Telkom Music, powered by Joox
Kfm 94.5's popular Big September month of giveaways returned to the station earlier this month with a strong focus on amplifying the music listeners know and love. This year Kfm joined forces with Telkom Music, powered by Joox to bring Big September back for 2021! 29 Sep 2021 Read more

Nedbank repositions its business ignite programme to give more South African small businesses a hand
The past 18 months have been immensely challenging for the majority of South Africa's small and medium enterprises (SMEs). But if there's one thing that the country's SMEs have in abundance, it is a dogged determination to rebuild, reposition and rise above the challenges of the past to achieve even greater success. And Nedbank is equally determined to partner with the nation's entrepreneurs to help them reshape their businesses for sustainable success. 17 Aug 2021 Read more

KFM 94.5 is looking for the Best of The Cape
The Cape's biggest radio station, KFM 94.5, has launched an inaugural award celebration to recognise exceptional businesses and experiences in the Cape. 26 Jul 2021 Read more

Primedia Broadcasting appoints Lindile Xoko as chief revenue officer
Primedia Broadcasting, home to market leading audio brands 947, 702, KFM 94.5 and CapeTalk as well as to Eyewitness News, today announced that Lindile Xoko, an accomplished business accelerator with experience in developing and executing growth objectives across multiple markets, will be joining the group as chief revenue officer effective 20 September 2021. 26 Jul 2021 Read more

Mzo Jojwana steps up to take on 702 station manager role
Thabisile Mbete leaves to pursue new career direction.
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Primedia Broadcasting scoops 2 Station of the Year finalists in 2021 SA Radio Awards
Primedia Broadcasting has secured two finalists for Station of the Year in the Commercial category at the annual SA Radio Awards. 24 Jun 2021 Read more

Behind the station: Kfm 94.5 station manager: Stephen Werner
Go behind the station with Kfm 94.5's station manager Stephen Werner. 23 Jun 2021 Read more

Primedia Broadcasting celebrates 34 South African Radio Awards nominations
Primedia Broadcasting - and its market-leading audio brands 947, 702, KFM 94.5 and CapeTalk and news brand Eyewitness News - has been recognised with 34 nominations at the 2021 South African Radio Awards. 17 Jun 2021 Read more

May Money Madness with LottoStar returns to KFM 94.5
LottoStar and KFM 94.5's popular station promotion May Money Madness kicks off across the Cape this week. 6 May 2021 Read more

Lester Kiewit reviews your mornings with new weekday show
Seasoned journalist and talk radio host Lester Kiewit kicked-off his new Morning Review show on CapeTalk earlier this week. 4 May 2021 Read more

Huawei Joburg Day with 947 announce stellar artist lineup for 2021 music extravaganza
Huawei and 947 have announced the return of Huawei Joburg Day 2021. The experience follows on the first-of-its-kind virtual event under the same name that happened in October 2020. The event was a massive success, setting station records with more than 20,000 live views on 947 YouTube. 15 Apr 2021 Read more

"I don't know the answer to that" - John Perlman, host The John Perlman Show on 702
I don't know the answer to that. This may just be me but I have used that sentence - or versions of it - more times over the past year than in the rest of my life put together... 1 Apr 2021 Read more

947 gives its lineup an edge with new changes
Hot on the heels of the announcement confirming Thando Thabethe as the new weekday host of its afternoon drive show, 947 announces more exciting changes to their full line-up, starting 23 March 2021. 12 Mar 2021 Read more

Thando 'Thabooty' Thabethe to drive listeners home on the 947 Drive with Thando
947, part of Primedia Broadcasting's portfolio of radio stations, announced that actress, MC and well-known broadcast personality Thando Thabethe will be joining the team as the official drive time host of 947 Drive with Thando, weekdays from 3pm - 7pm, co-hosted by energetic and fearless Alex Caige. 8 Mar 2021 Read more

Primedia's Melissa McNally elected to the board of the Broadcast Research Council
Primedia Broadcasting is pleased to acknowledge the appointment of its consulting specialist: research, Melissa McNally, to the board of the Broadcast Research Council of South Africa (BRC). The BRC's radio members voted to fill two vacancies on the board of directors from nominations within the industry. 2 Mar 2021 Read more

Kfm 'Music Saves The Day' drives daytime listening
Kfm 94.5, the number 1 commercial radio station in the Western Cape, is bringing to life its positioning of 'The most music. Feel great' through its latest workplace-listening marketing campaign. 22 Feb 2021 Read more

Primedia Broadcasting appoints Muhammad Cajee as chief digital officer
Primedia Broadcasting - home to market leading audio brands 947, 702, KFM 94.5 and CapeTalk as well as to Eyewitness News - announced that Muhammad Cajee, a seasoned strategist with experience operationalising a range of digital initiatives for broadcast organisations globally, will be joining the group as chief digital officer, effective 1 March 2021. 16 Feb 2021 Read more

Joburg's most fun breakfast show now has their own smoothie
Like the Club, their smoothie is pure, bottled energy. 11 Feb 2021 Read more

Dis-Chem Brain of 702 and CapeTalk take general knowledge competition to the next level
Popular general knowledge quiz Dis-Chem Brain of 702 and CapeTalk is back on the airwaves of popular regional talk radio stations 702 and CapeTalk. 9 Feb 2021 Read more

CapeTalk's Moonstruck is back and online
Local talk radio station CapeTalk has announced that Moonstruck, one of its flagship station events, will happen online as a virtual music experience this year. 8 Feb 2021 Read more

Fair Cape Dairies and Cape Talk #HelpTheHelpers partnership sees another R250,000 worth of dairy products donated to Western Cape feeding schemes
Late last year, the Fair Cape Cares Foundation donated a further R250,000 worth of dairy products to feeding schemes in the Cape Town area in conjunction with Pippa Hudson's show on Cape Talk. Listeners called the show to nominate a feeding scheme to which the Fair Cape Cares Foundation donated the day's R10,000 hamper. 18 Jan 2021 Read more

Daybreak with Alex Caige is 947's newly revamped early morning show
947, Gauteng's leading commercial radio station, has announced a new-look, rebranded early morning show. 11 Jan 2021 Read more

Culinary delight: Food meets radio with new KFM 94.5 partnership
This December sees radio star Carl Wastie, KFM 94.5's popular afternoon drive show host, partner with South Africa's first Michelin-star Chef Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen. 7 Dec 2020 Read more

KFM 94.5 announces the KFM Teacher of the Year
... KFM Mornings with Darren, Sherlin and Sibs and Pick n Pay School Club celebrate hero teachers... 3 Dec 2020 Read more

Kfm 94.5 celebrates exceptional teachers of the Cape
...'Kfm Mornings with Darren, Sherlin and Sibs' joins forces with Pick n Pay School Club to recognise hero teachers... 18 Nov 2020 Read more

Anele and the Club on 947 take Joburg fun to the next level
Leading regional commercial music station 947's popular morning drive show has rebranded as Anele and the Club on 947. The refreshed show promises to deliver more laughs, more fun and more music to keep the show's radio and online streaming audiences entertained and connected to the pulse of Joburg. 16 Nov 2020 Read more

Virtual Huawei Joburg Day 2020 a massive success
... Mass viewership attests to the power of music during Covid-19 restrictions...

The 2020 virtual edition of Huawei Joburg Day enthralled a country-wide audience on Friday, 23 October. Music fans were treated to two hours of top music performances by some of Joburg's biggest names, including Mafikizolo, James Deacon, Riky Rick, Holly Rey, Jeremy Loops and Lady Zamar. The show was broadcast live on 'Fresh on 947' and simultaneously streamed on 947.co.za 2 Nov 2020 Read more


702 Walk The Talk happens virtually on 8 November
Annual event turns words into action in support of people affected by Covid-19 26 Oct 2020 Read more

23 years of CapeTalk
It's been 23 years since current afternoon drive host John Maytham broadcast the first words on plucky radio newcomer 567 MW CapeTalk. 21 Oct 2020 Read more

Small business owners can win a Toyota Hilux on KFM
...Bizboost partners with Kenings Car, Van and Truck Hire... 14 Oct 2020 Read more

Huawei Joburg Day is back and online
... 947 and Huawei celebrate the tenacity of Joburgers ... 7 Oct 2020 Read more

'I am 702'
I am 702... And what a year to turn 40. 30 Sep 2020 Read more

Walk The Talk with 702
A new day, a new dawn. Today, 702 unveiled the station's refreshed positioning and logo on-air with Bongani Bingwa (Breakfast with Bongani Bingwa on 702). 29 Sep 2020 Read more

947 now broadcasts from Montecasino
... Fourways, 947 loves you! ...

It's back to business! Leading commercial music radio station 947 has expanded its physical broadcast studio footprint to include a satellite studio at Montecasino - Fourways, Johannesburg. 10 Sep 2020 Read more


Afternoon Drive presenter Joanne Joseph bids farewell to 702
Talk radio station 702, part of Primedia Broadcasting's portfolio of radio stations, announced that the station will be bidding farewell to well-known radio presenter Joanne Joseph on 28 August 2020. Joseph currently hosts The Afternoon Drive with Joanne Joseph from 3pm-6pm, Monday to Friday. 14 Aug 2020 Read more

A R1m reboot for small businesses: Nedbank Business Ignite announces Johannesburg winners
The economic impact that Covid-19 has had on small businesses has sent shockwaves throughout South Africa. Small businesses have experienced an almost instant impact, and with many already operating lean, it has not taken much disruption to normal day-to-day operations to feel the effect. 11 Aug 2020 Read more

A Cape Town Midday Report
As the clock strikes midday in Cape Town on Monday, 6 July, the CapeTalk audience will hear a familiar voice when Lester Kiewit starts his new role as host of the popular current affairs show, The Midday Report. 6 Jul 2020 Read more

Darren 'Whackhead' Simpson brings 'The Prank' to 947
Leading commercial music radio station 947 is excited to announce that all the Darren 'Whackhead' Simpson fans will get a dose of his whacky sense of humour on Andy Maqondwana's show, with the return of a beloved Joburg favourite with the 'Prank'. 1 Jul 2020 Read more

Nedbank teams up with Primedia's 702 and CapeTalk to ignite small-business ideas
As Covid-19 regulations begin to ease, Nedbank and talk radio stations 702 and CapeTalk are ready to support small businesses and entrepreneurs through the return of the Nedbank Business Ignite campaign, with prizes worth over R1m. 25 Jun 2020 Read more

#KfmDads talk Father's Day
#KFMDads Darren Simpson (KFM Mornings, weekdays 6 - 9am), Carl Wastie (The Flash Drive, weekdays 3 - 7pm and #KfmTop40, Saturdays 10 - 2pm) and DJ Fresh (#FreshSundaze, Sundays 3-7pm) talk Father's Day, parenting and socks as gifts. 19 Jun 2020 Read more

Boost your mornings with Kfm Mornings on Kfm 94.5
Wake up to the most fun, laughter and music to make you feel great, as Darren, Sherlin and Sibs whip up the freshest breakfast show to get your day started! Tune in Mondays to Fridays, 6am to 9am. 1 Jun 2020 Read more

Breakfast with Refilwe Moloto
Everything you need to start your weekday is served on Breakfast with Refilwe Moloto between 6am and 9am on CapeTalk and channel 885 on DSTV. 29 May 2020 Read more

What the data says! How Primedia Broadcasting listeners feel about the lockdown
According to an April survey conducted of Primedia Broadcasting radio listeners, the vast majority were satisfied that the Presidency and national government were effectively addressing the Covid-19 threat in South Africa. 26 May 2020 Read more

Funerals and Covid-19 - How the virus is robbing us of our grief
This past weekend, my Facebook timeline was flooded with notifications of watch parties. For those not on the social media platform, the Live feature allows someone to stream an event on Facebook in real time for all their friends or a selected group of people to see. 22 May 2020 Read more

Save Your Faves - R1.8m raised to save small businesses
Save Your Faves, a Primedia Broadcasting and Dineplan initiative, has sold vouchers worth more than R1.8m and about 380 businesses have registered on the platform within two weeks of its inception. 12 May 2020 Read more

Business unusual - Research webinar
Unusual times call for fresh approaches and Melissa Mc Nally, research manager at Primedia Broadcasting delves into the business landscape of radio and the listening behaviour of audiences during the national lockdown. With brands finding their way through the challenges posed by the pandemic it is eminent for them to understand the shift in consumer psychology as well. 6 May 2020 Read more

Save the Date: Brandon Leigh invites you to 'The Love Song Lockdown'
KFM 94.5's popular KFM Love Songs feature has undergone a lockdown make-over. The popular feature, during KFM Nights with Brandon Leigh, includes a selection of favourite current and classic love songs - which keeps listeners swooning from 8pm-10pm, Monday to Thursday. 28 Apr 2020 Read more

Save your favourite small business by purchasing a voucher for when things go back to normal
The Covid-19 pandemic has changed how people live and do business across the world. While it is inevitable that things will take time to go back to being normal again, Primedia Broadcasting has established a plan to help save the small local businesses. 28 Apr 2020 Read more

Radio and giant-sized strategies: KFM 94.5 wishes mascot, Rocket, a happy 2nd birthday
KFM 94.5, a Primedia Broadcasting regional radio station in the Western Cape, celebrates a big birthday this month. KFM 94.5 's African penguin called Rocket celebrates his second birthday on 25 April 2020. 24 Apr 2020 Read more

#WeAreFamily - Kfm 94.5 and LottoStar to support families with a share of half-a-million rand
As South Africans continue to stay home amid mounting concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), Kfm 94.5 and LottoStar are coming together to support the K-fam, the station's many listeners across the Cape. 21 Apr 2020 Read more

DJ Fresh bags Best Afternoon Drive Presenter award at The Radio Awards 2020
947's Thato 'DJ Fresh' Sikwane walked away with the Best Afternoon Drive Presenter award at The Radio Awards 2020's virtual ceremony held on Friday, 17 April 2020. The 10th annual awards showed its commitment to recognising outstanding achievements in the radio industry. 21 Apr 2020 Read more

Leading radio in the Western Cape: KFM wins big at The South African Radio Awards
The Cape's biggest commercial music radio station KFM 94.5 received six awards at 2020 The South African Radio Awards. 20 Apr 2020 Read more

Audio efficacy: Primedia Broadcasting celebrates 9 South African Radio Awards wins
Primedia Broadcasting, the operating company for four of South Africa's premier radio stations, 702, 947, CapeTalk, Kfm and news organisation Eyewitness News (EWN), has scooped nine 2020 The South African Radio Awards. 17 Apr 2020 Read more

Music saves the day: Kfm 94.5 launches new SA music show
Cape Town commercial radio station, Kfm 94.5 has launched a new South African music show called SA Royalty. 15 Apr 2020 Read more

The power of radio; CapeTalk delivers big factual news impact
Dear listeners, readers, fellow Western Cape residents and citizens, media colleagues and talk radio fans, 7 Apr 2020 Read more

Primedia Broadcasting reviews all planned annual events in response to government's Covid-19 directives
Primedia Broadcasting has taken a decision to suspend all its annual events across its brands until further notice. This follows the directive of President Cyril Ramaphosa prohibiting gatherings of more than 100 people and effectively cancelling mass celebrations. 23 Mar 2020 Read more

The Radio Awards 2020: 5 nominations for CapeTalk
Talk radio station, CapeTalk, has been recognised with five Radio Awards 2020 nominations. 18 Mar 2020 Read more

The Radio Awards 2020: 12 nominations for Kfm 94.5
Cape Town's number one music radio station, Kfm 94.5, has been recognised with 12 nominations for the 2020 Radio Awards, including the coveted nomination for commercial radio station of the year. 18 Mar 2020 Read more

Ratecard figures show increased investment on radio in a sluggish economy
Despite a tough 2019, the advertising industry continues to grow in terms of rate card spend in South Africa. Broadcast media were key drivers of this growth. 6 Mar 2020 Read more

Omar Essack steps down as CEO of Primedia Group
Primedia Group, the owner of a broad portfolio of broadcasting and out-of-home assets, has announced that Omar Essack is stepping down as Primedia Group CEO, and will be leaving the group at the end of April. 27 Feb 2020 Read more

The reintroduction of EB Inglis
Listeners across the city may know the name EB Inglis from his various stints at radio stations in Cape Town. The seasoned broadcaster, father and musician will become a household name when he joins the KFM 94.5 heavyweight lineup as of 24 February 2020. 19 Feb 2020 Read more

World Radio Day 2020: The Year of Sonic
World Radio Day offers a chance to reflect on a medium that touches people's lives daily and is evolving far beyond a frequency. 13 Feb 2020 Read more

Huawei KDay - The Festive Collab
The stage was set for a truly Cape Town Christmas. 20 Dec 2019 Read more

Ryan O' Connor hangs up radio headphones at KFM
Ryan O' Connor, who's been on Kfm 94.5 for 11 years has decided to move away from the microphone to grow his new business, The Yellow Room - a digital agency he launched earlier this month in partnership with Hamiltons Advertising. 17 Dec 2019 Read more

Looking to the future: Primedia Broadcasting welcomes new chairperson
Primedia Broadcasting has appointed Geraint Crywys-Williams as the Chairperson of Primedia Broadcasting. This is an additional role to his current position as the Primedia Group's chief business officer. 6 Dec 2019 Read more

The most summer to make you feel great!
The Cape's biggest radio station, Kfm 94.5, recently unveiled its latest brand campaign - #KfmSummerFeels. This launch follows the station's Radio award-winning 2018 #KfmLovesKaapstad 360 integrated marketing and communications campaign. 2 Dec 2019 Read more

Radio delivers - and here's why
In a South African first, Primedia Broadcasting has partnered with global AI company, Veritone, Inc. to demonstrate the impact of radio advertising on online activity at scale. 28 Nov 2019 Read more

Huawei KDay - Mark your calendars for 7 March 2020
Huawei KDay, inspired by the Huawei nova 5T, returns to Meerendal Wine Estate on 7 March 2020 for Cape Town's hottest music festival experience. 19 Nov 2019 Read more

Miss South Africa 2019, Zozibini Tunzi set to address attendees at Lead SA ChangeMakers
Miss South Africa 2019, Zozibini Tunzi will address the conference attendees at the 5th Lead SA ChangeMakers conference set to take place on Saturday, 2 November 2019, at Primedia Place, Johannesburg. 30 Oct 2019 Read more

Sundaze just got a hella fresh!
Sunday Funday will have a new meaning in the Cape on 6 October 2019 when popular radio personality and deejay, DJ Fresh, takes to the airwaves on Kfm 94.5. 3 Oct 2019 Read more

Kfm 94.5 and LottoStar create South Africa's newest millionaire
Kfm 94.5 and LottoStar announced South Africa's newest millionaire during a broadcast of Kfm Mornings with Darren, Sherlin and Sibs. The winner, Lorenzo Michaels, from Mossel Bay, became one-million-rand richer during the closing show for the station's BIG September promotion. 2 Oct 2019 Read more

Primedia Broadcasting scoops best Radio Media Owner Award at 2019 MOST Awards
Primedia Broadcasting, the holding company for commercial music and talk radio stations: 947, Kfm 94.5, 702 and CapeTalk in addition to news brand, EWN, received the award for best radio media owner as voted by agency clients at the MOST Awards held in Johannesburg earlier this week. 12 Sep 2019 Read more

Smashing broadcasting barriers - In an African first: Refilwe Moloto to host breakfast show on CapeTalk
Cape Town's longest running talk radio station, CapeTalk, has unveiled a major change to its daytime line-up. The station is appointing business analyst and media maven Refilwe Moloto as its new breakfast show host. 2 Sep 2019 Read more

947 delivers sizzling new weekend line-up
947 loves Joburg, and in keeping with the upbeat pace of the city and its people, the station is serving up a sizzling new weekend line-up. 22 Aug 2019 Read more

Critical acclaim for CapeTalk's Pippa Hudson
Pippa Hudson, host of CapeTalk's popular lunch show, was honoured earlier this week for her work in advocating health news and information which has informed listeners in Cape Town and beyond. 26 Jul 2019 Read more

Call to cyclists to get moving and 'Ride Joburg' with Discovery and 947
Discovery and 947 are excited to announce a revitalised 23rd edition of Joburg's most iconic cycling event, encouraging cyclists to move through the city's streets like never before in the Discovery 947 Ride Joburg on Sunday, 17 November at Riversands Commercial Park. 25 Jul 2019 Read more

DJ Fresh joins 947 as new drivetime host
Acclaimed radio personality, DJ Fresh, joins leading commercial radio music station 947, on 1 August 2019. DJ Fresh (real name Thato Sikwane) will host 947's new drivetime show, Fresh on 947. 22 Jul 2019 Read more

BEN & Co Designs wins 2019 Nedbank Business Ignite with 702
The winner of Nedbank Business Ignite with 702 was announced by Bruce Whitfield during the Money Show on Thursday, 4 July. 8 Jul 2019 Read more

Weekend and evening line-up changes on 702
As part of the stations ongoing commitment to providing its audience with informative content, it will re-vamp its weekend and evening programming. 3 Jul 2019 Read more

702 and Capetalk go beyond entrepreneurship with Nedbank Business Ignite
702 and CapeTalk are going beyond entrepreneurship as South Africa looks for ways to solve the unemployment crisis. 7 Jun 2019 Read more

Kfm 94.5 breaks Western Cape BRC RAMS record
Cape Town commercial music radio station, Kfm 94.5, is celebrating a groundbreaking achievement, smashing the record for the highest number of listeners in the Western Cape under BRC RAMS. The station has yielded remarkable results in the May 2019 release. 28 May 2019 Read more

The 947 Week of the Wedding Dress
If they are not making listeners meet their favourite artists, local and international, they are helping people fulfil their dreams. 23 Apr 2019 Read more

Kfm Mornings, the most music, laughs and feel-great moments
Kfm Mornings, with Darren, Sherlin and Sibs, wakes up Cape Town every weekday from 6-9am... 5 Apr 2019 Read more

Critical acclaim for Kfm 94.5's Carl Wastie
Kfm's well-loved afternoon drive presenter, Carl Wastie, celebrates continued success and industry acclaim. The host of The Flash Drive on Kfm 94.5 has been nominated for three Liberty Radio Awards. 4 Apr 2019 Read more

Behind the station - Stephen Werner, Kfm 94.5, Programme Manager
Kfm 94.5's head of programming, Steve Werner, dreamt of career as a film-maker when the radio bug bit in his early 20s during a stint as producer for talk radio sister station, CapeTalk. 1 Apr 2019 Read more

#KfmSundaze: Saskia Falken returns to the airwaves at Kfm 94.5
Kfm 94.5 has unveiled the details of the stations new Sunday line-up, which takes effect on 31 March 2019. The move promises to reinvigorate Sundays in the Cape and includes an exciting new addition to the station. 26 Mar 2019 Read more

Primedia Broadcasting nominated for 23 awards in the annual Liberty Radio Awards
Primedia Broadcasting has received 23 nominations in the annual Liberty Radio Awards, including Afternoon Drive Presenter for Kfm 94.5's Karl Wastie and Darren "Whackhead" Simpson for Best Breakfast Show also on Kfm. 25 Mar 2019 Read more

CapeTalk scoops three Liberty Radio Awards nominations
Talk radio station, CapeTalk, has been recognised with three 2019 Liberty Radio Awards nominations. 22 Mar 2019 Read more

Most nominations for Cape Town's No. 1 station - Kfm 94.5 celebrates 11 Liberty Radio Award nominations
Cape Town's No. 1 music radio station, Kfm 94.5, has scooped 11 nominations for the 2019 Liberty Radio Awards. 20 Mar 2019 Read more

Primedia Broadcasting's statement regarding attacks on Karima Brown
Primedia Broadcasting, owner of 702, is appalled at the vicious personal attacks against one of its presenters, Karima Brown. 8 Mar 2019 Read more

The most music to make you feel great!
Huawei KDay returned to Meerendal Wine Estate on Saturday. 6 Mar 2019 Read more

CapeTalk announces new daytime show with Refilwe Moloto
Cape Town's premier and longest running talk radio station, CapeTalk, has announced a strategic shift to its daytime line-up which will take effect during March 2019. 4 Mar 2019 Read more

Moonstruck with Simply Asia and CapeTalk returns to Clifton
Your favourite shore-side festival is back! The annual Moonstruck Beach festival, with Simply Asia brings music and moonlight back to the beach. 15 Feb 2019 Read more

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. 8 Feb 2019 Read more

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. 24 Jan 2019 Read more

2018 Idols winner, Yanga, added to Huawei KDay line-up
Yanga Sobetwa, the 2018 Idols winner has been announced as the latest addition to the Huawei KDay line-up. 14 Dec 2018 Read more

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. 14 Dec 2018 Read more

A very merry Kfm
Cape Town celebs and influencers celebrated the holiday season with Kfm 94.5 on Tuesday, 11 December. 13 Dec 2018 Read more

The Cape's ultimate music festival is back!
On 2 March 2019, Huawei and Kfm 94.5 are bringing you the most live music to make you feel great! Huawei KDay returns to Meerendal Wine Estate with a line-up of some of South Africa's biggest artists. 7 Nov 2018 Read more

LeadSA Changemakers 2018 celebrates positive changemakers
"Be the change that you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi 25 Oct 2018 Read more

Kfm 94.5: OUTsurance Life Kfm Gun Run
"At Kfm we're all about having fun and creating connections with the people of the Western Cape. Our long-standing partnership with the OUTsurance Life Kfm Gun Run is one of the highlights on our summer events calendar. Kfm 94.5 brand touch points included the Kfm water point and vibe(gees) activations. Our presenters also participated in the race, and Andy Maqondwana hosted her Sunday breakfast show live from the finish! We have enjoyed interacting with the more than 17,000 Capetonians who took part in this iconic race. We cannot wait for next year, and are looking forward to bringing even more feel-great experiences to Cape Town over Summer," said Stephen Werner, Programme Manager, Kfm 94.5. 16 Oct 2018 Read more

CapeTalk celebrates 21 years at Shakespeare in Love
Cape Town talk radio station CapeTalk hosted a client, listener and station friends evening at The Fugard in Cape Town to kick off the station's 21st birthday month celebrations. 9 Oct 2018 Read more

LeadSA Changemakers Conference 2018
The fourth Lead SA Changemakers conference will take place on Saturday, 20 October, at GIBS in Illovo, Johannesburg. This event celebrates individuals who have made a positive contribution to building South Africa and seeks to inspire those that wish to have a similar impact. 8 Oct 2018 Read more

CapeTalk 21 years and still going strong
Ask CapeTalk listeners how they would describe the station their replies would include "champion, companion, friend, confidante, trusted news source". 8 Oct 2018 Read more

Kfm 94.5 and CapeTalk radio: We move the people of the Western Cape
Primedia Broadcasting Cape Town supports Sunflower Day 5 Oct 2018 Read more

Primedia Broadcasting wins Media Owner of the Year Radio Award
The greatest accolades are the ones that we receive from our clients. This is why Primedia Broadcasting is elated to have won the 2018 MOST Awards Media Owner Radio Award. Since its inception in 2009, The MOST Awards has celebrated excellence in service delivery, knowledge and innovation in the media sector, and Primedia Broadcasting is honoured to receive this highly acclaimed award. 18 Sep 2018 Read more

Lead SA shines the spotlight on Western Cape heroes with Stratum Cares
LeadSA, a Primedia Broadcasting initiative that inspires, supports and enables active citizenry, believes that all people, in some way, have the power and the desire to make a positive contribution. 11 Sep 2018 Read more

The journey to revitalising the Cape's number 1 music station
Primedia Broadcasting Western Cape CEO, Trish Taylor, discusses the Kfm 94.5 brand journey and success in the last year. 10 Sep 2018 Read more

EWN appoints Mahlatse Mahlase as Group Editor in Chief
Eyewitness News (EWN) recently appointed media veteran, Mahlatse Mahlase, as Group Editor in Chief. 6 Sep 2018 Read more

Primedia has appointed Eric D'Oliveira as CEO of Primedia Broadcasting, effective 1 October 2018
The company operates four radio stations - 947, 702, Kfm and CapeTalk, as well as the award-winning news brand, EWN. D'Oliveira takes over from Omar Essack, who took up the role of Primedia Group CEO in April this year. 5 Sep 2018 Read more

The Cape's longest inner-city egg-and-spoon race
Kfm 94.5 hosted the mother city's longest egg-and-spoon race on Friday morning. Station presenters took to the city streets participating in an up-tempo twist on the classic childhood game. The race which was 5 kilometers long formed part of the stations launch campaign to promote the 2018 OUTsurance Life Kfm Gun Run. 3 Sep 2018 Read more

The Cape's biggest baby shower: Kfm Mornings celebrates with Inga Mafenuka
On 6 July 2018, Cape Town celebrated the birth of its four newest residents when Inga Mafenuka delivered four healthy babies at Tygerberg Hospital. 10 Aug 2018 Read more

Please don't stop the music!
Kfm's all-star workday line-up: Tracey Lange and Ryan O' Connor 6 Aug 2018 Read more

African penguin attends BRC RAMS presentation
Kfm 94.5, a Primedia Broadcasting regional radio station in the Western Cape, has unveiled the addition of a new member to the team - an African penguin called Rocket who joins the business as an extension of the brand activations team. 1 Jun 2018 Read more

Primedia music stations on fire!
The latest BRC RAM figures are out and show that 947 has crossed the milestone of one million listeners per week. The survey indicated that 947 has 1,055,000 listeners, up from 810,000 year on year - a huge leap and one that makes 947 the biggest regional station in Gauteng. 29 May 2018 Read more

Kfm 94.5 welcomes Tracey Lange to heavyweight daytime line-up
Kfm 94.5 has unveiled the details of the station's rebooted line-up, with a big focus on daytime shows, which will take effect in June 2018. 4 May 2018 Read more

Hello... My name is: Kfm 94.5 launches mascot
Cape-based radio station Kfm 94.5 has revealed a new mascot - a friendly penguin who will act as an extension of the station's marketing activations arm. 4 May 2018 Read more

Radio in the Western Cape - Building a case for change
"Change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end." - Robin Sharma 3 May 2018 Read more

Best of the best - Kfm 94.5 celebrates four Liberty Radio Award nominations
Cape Town commercial radio station Kfm 94.5 has scooped four nominations at this year's Liberty Radio Awards. The station, which underwent a brand refresh last year, is elated with the recognition of our on-air programming and talent. 27 Mar 2018 Read more

Huawei KDay: Cape Town's biggest music event returns to Meerendal Wine Estate!
Mark your calendars for 3 March 2018 - when Hauwei and Kfm 94.5 set the stage for Cape Town's premier music, technology and lifestyle event. 21 Dec 2017 Read more

'Tis the season for giving: The Kfm Truck of Love drives into the Cape spreading holiday cheer
The Kfm Truck of Love in partnership with LottoStar returned to Cape Town this December to make the holiday period brighter for less fortunate children. 19 Dec 2017 Read more

Direct sales maverick Christine Ince to join Primedia Broadcasting Cape Town Agency Division
Primedia Broadcasting Cape Town has appointed Christine Ince as agency account executive, effective 5 January 2018. Ince has played a formidable part of the direct team at Primedia Broadcasting working on top clients such as Canal Walk and Simply Asia. 19 Dec 2017 Read more

The power of regional radio: CapeTalk, corporates and schools behind Cape's water challenge
CapeTalk radio in partnership with the Shoprite Group and the University of Stellenbosch recently announced a smart water roll-out with 100 schools which aims to save one million litres of water a day at schools across Cape Town. 11 Dec 2017 Read more

Huawei and Kfm 94.5 tour the Mother City to celebrate the return of the Cape's ultimate music festival
Mark your calendars for 3 March 2018 - when Hauwei and Kfm 94.5 set the stage at Huawei KDay - Cape Town's premier music, technology and lifestyle event... 7 Dec 2017 Read more

Radio to Road - Primedia delivers a first for South African clients
Primedia's Broadcasting and Outdoor divisions have come together to offer an exciting, responsive multiplatform client campaign that will be a South African first. 22 Nov 2017 Read more

The Mother City gathers for Cape Town's first dancing billboard
Kfm 94.5 invited the people of the Cape to join the Kfm Mornings team with Darren Simpson, Sherlin Barends and Sibongile Mafu for the city's first dancing billboard. Wesley Moolman (producer for Kfm Mornings) reported live on air from a helicopter which circled all the action and shared updates of the aerial view with the Kfm Mornings team. 21 Nov 2017 Read more

EWN scoops four Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards
Eyewitness News (EWN) Cape Town journalists were honoured at the regional Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards held in Cape Town. 30 Oct 2017 Read more

20in140: CapeTalk celebrates 20 years of talk radio in the Mother City
CapeTalk, Cape Town's only talk radio station on the AM frequency, celebrates its 20th birthday this month. 16 Oct 2017 Read more

Hello from Finland! CapeTalk signal picked up 15,000km away
Talk radio station CapeTalk recently received an e-mail from radio fanatics in Finland confirming they have been listening to CapeTalk in the land of the thousand lakes. 11 Oct 2017 Read more

All you need is love: Kfm 94.5 extends Love Song Hour on Kfm Nights
Kfm 94.5's popular Kfm Love Songs feature has been extended for an extra hour as of 18 September 2017. The popular feature during Kfm Nights with Brandon Leigh includes a selection of the finest current and classic love songs which keeps listeners swooning from 8pm, Monday to Thursday. 22 Sep 2017 Read more

Primedia Broadcasting brings in heavyweight Mark Jakins as CCO
Primedia Broadcasting will be bringing in the extensive expertise and skills of Mark Jakins to take on a new strategic business leadership role of Chief Commercial Officer from 1 September 2017. 3 Aug 2017 Read more

Primedia Broadcasting strengthens leadership team with two strategic appointments
Primedia Broadcasting has announced two key appointments with Kagiso Msimango taking on a new strategic marketing role, and Lucy Diole taking over as Chief Financial Officer. 2 Aug 2017 Read more

Redi's stepping off 702 drive and heading in a bold new direction
702's Redi Tlhabi has announced her intention to take an exciting new direction in her journey, which means she needs to step off of her daily afternoon drive show on the talk station. 29 May 2017 Read more

KFM remix reveals big changes
KFM has surprised followers with a major line-up remix, including the big news that Darren Simpson will be joining the Cape station from 3 July. 19 May 2017 Read more

Primedia Broadcasting launches digital audio advertising
Advertisers can now reach Primedia Broadcasting's premium audio streaming listeners programmatically for the first time. 14 Nov 2016 Read more

EWN partners with Auditor General on innovative tool to help in the fight against corruption
Eyewitness News (EWN) has created a web tool that will empower citizens to be more active in the fight against corruption. Visit http://ewn.co.za/tools/municipal-audits/ 9 Nov 2016 Read more

Carl Wastie joins the KFM team
KFM has announced a refreshed presenter line-up. From 3 October popular personality Carl Wastie joins the KFM team. Cape Town born-and-bred Wastie is well-known for his radio and TV work. He moves in to the new 1 - 4pm slot. 6 Sep 2016 Read more

Brandon Leigh joins KFM Old School Sundays
Brandon Leigh has joined the KFM team to host KFM Old School Sundays from 10h00 to 14h00. 1 Sep 2016 Read more

Samsung Galaxy S7 Hits SA market with a bang
Samsung South Africa tasked 947 and KFM with creating a digitally lead OmniChannel campaign that built hype and demand ahead of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge launch, with the aim of delivering pre-orders and social amplification. 14 Jul 2016 Read more

Castle Lite Amplified for J Cole Tour
947 approached Castle Light with a proactive brief, to amplify their sponsorship and association with J Cole's South African tour. 9 Jun 2016 Read more

Hyundai start up drives business
702 and Hyundai partnered with Awethu business incubators to create a campaign that genuinely supported and strengthened the efforts of passionate start-ups around Gauteng, whilst strengthening the brand awareness of Hyundai's range of commercial vehicles. 26 Apr 2016 Read more