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The International Radio Festival (IRF) is pleased to confirm that the 9th edition will take place in Valetta, Malta – the European City of Culture 2018 – from 29th October to 4th November.

IRF Malta Days: 29 October – 30 October

IRF International Days: 31 October – 4 November

 

Now in its 9th year, the Zurich-born and Swiss-managed international broadcasting event represents the first and only conference to debate and showcase the business, production and curation of the world’s most consumed medium – audio/radio content.

 

The IRF’s unique conference format presents industry leaders from the world of broadcasting and audio production, and features more than 25 international radio stations broadcasting their programmes live-on-air to their peers and home audiences, reaching over 100 million listeners around the globe.

IRF Festival Director Darryl von Däniken says:

“We are delighted to be heading towards music-island Malta, producing the 9th edition of the IRF in Valletta, this year’s EU Capital City of Culture, which is more than apt as the IRF represents the world’s leading broadcasting cultural exchange showcasing ’radio’ nationalities such as India, UK, Austria, Russia, Turkey, Tunisia and China.”

“The IRF is an incredible meeting of minds, where industry leaders including Paul Smith from BBC, Absolute Radios Paul Sylvester, Xanthe Fuller from MIxcloud and Scott Cohen from The Orchard come together for knowledge sharing, networking, and forming both analogue and digital audio strategies for the future.”

 

Broadcasting their programmes live on air during the event will be Bay Radio, Vibe FM, XFM and Magic FM from the host country Malta and international radio shows from; BBC Radio 1 (UK) Jazz FM (UK), MiSoul UK), Fun Kids Radio (UK), United DJ’s with Tony Prince (UK) , Hits Radio (UK), Hoxton FM (UK), Flex FM (UK), M20 (IT), Teenage Radio Immaginari (IT), 102FM (IL), Kasheme – Lounge (CH), LikeFM (RU), Radyo 2 -TRT FM (TU), Sonica (ES), Kronenhit Radio (AT) IFM (TU), The Big Time (USA), Sound of India Radio Contest (IN), Kiss FM (AU), Love Radio (CN) plus Mixcloud ‘Best Online Radio Station’ award winner Dublin Digital Radio (IE).

 

Find out more about all the radio stations and shows here: https://www.internationalradiofestival.com/

Get ready to listen to how the world sounds.

Watch the video recap of edition in Milan here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zpJfpmj_Rs&feature=youtu.be

 

The International Radio Festival
The International Radio Festival (IRF) is all about Music Radio Content. The IRF was founded in 2010 to specifically celebrate radio’s on-air influencers and their production teams who command the trust and loyal “ear” of billions of listeners around the globe, and is unique in that the conference format offers invited radio stations the opportunity to showcase their chosen programme formats to attendees whilst simultaneously broadcasting said programmes live-on-air from the conference back to their home audiences, thus reaching millions of global listeners and making the IRF the largest media event of its kind.
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Thobela FM new line-up announced

Posted by radio On August - 8 - 2018 ADD COMMENTS

A new season, new week, new day. Monday 13th August 2018, Thobela FM listeners will wake-up to new programme voices. The new season brings a new line- up at Thobela FM with seasoned and awards pair SebasaMogale and Mankoko Baby moving to host Thobela FM Morning drive show ”Ditla le meso” currently hosted by Kgopotso Mashego & Mathumo Manaka.

Thobela FM listeners will now wake up to enjoy Kgopotso and Mathumo on Naledi Ya Meso [03:00-06:00]. The move will have “SetswatswasaKgasho” with Nkgadimeng Kekana moving to co-host the Afternoon Drive show” Ntshirogele” with the legendary radio presenter Thabo Mohlatlole known as Thabo Wa Mo Africa. This award winning dynamite Nkgadi as affectionately called is not new in the Drive – Show programmes. She previously co-hosted the Breakfast Show with the “Super Dupa” Sebasa Mogale and the team walked away with the Best Community Project Award at the Liberty radio Awards in 2017.

 

Vibrant Nkgadimeng punched harder and walked away with the Best Public Broadcasting Service {PBS) Breakfast presenter awards. Mosh Matsena, station manager says “The move to change the line -up is part of the station’s summer imaging plan. Like all other stations Thobela FM continues to review its business and line up to ensure it delivers on its mandate and remain
relevant.”

 

Thobela FM remains the top Radio station in Limpopo and number 5 in South Africa.

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 As part of its Woman’s Month programme to celebrate and elevate South Africa’s multi-talented women, POWER 98.7 is once again giving phenomenal women the opportunity to take control of its airwaves for three days.
For the fourth time this year, the station will from 8 – 10 August, be replacing all male presenters with an exciting #987Woman line-up which is expected to provoke, inspire, inform and entertain – all at once.
This year’s #987Woman line-up, like in the previous years, will not disappoint as it includes women from various walks of life ranging from the arts, political and academic fraternity. The line-up includes mayors, ministers, poets, musicians, actors and professors; and many other women who will share their views and opinions on a myriad of topics affecting their lives and society as large.
The 2018 edition have big shoes to fill, as the slots they will occupy have previously been filled by some of the other influential women in South Africa such as Professor Thuli Madonsela, Jenny Crwys-Williams, Tumi Morake, Felicia Mabuza-Suttle, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Lira, Phuti Mahanyele, Letta Mbulu, Judy Dlamini, Khanyi Dhlomo, Minnie Dlamini and Lindiwe Mazibuko.
“We are absolutely convinced that this year’s line-up will live up to expectations and add value to discussions happening in the country and beyond. These are knowledgeable and powerful women and therefore there is no doubt they will satisfy POWER 98.7’s listeners’ hunger for quality discussions – led by quality presenters,” POWER 98.7’s Station Manager, Bob Mabena said.
This campaign wishes to honour the women of POWER for inspiring us and to recognize their resilience in spite of the challenging environments that they exist and operate in” said Mabena.

The line-up for the 2018 edition of #987Woman is as follows:

Wednesday, 08 August 2018

TIME SHOW PRESENTER
06:00 – 09:00 POWER BREAKFAST Patricia De Lille
09:00 – 12:00 POWER TALK Makoti Khawula
12:00 – 13:00 POWER UPDATE Khensani Nobanda
13:00 – 15:00 POWER LUNCH Boity and Modiehi Thulo
15:00 – 18:00 POWER DRIVE Susan Shabangu
18:00 – 20:00 POWER BUSINESS Ramasela Ganda
20:00 – 00:00 POWER PERSPECTIVE Natasha Mazzone
00:00 – 03:00 POWER ZONE Tshegohaco Moagi
03:00 – 06:00 POWER UP Nolwazi Tusini

 

Thursday, 09 August 2018

TIME SHOW PRESENTER
06:00 – 09:00 POWER BREAKFAST Nomvula Mokonyane
09:00 – 12:00 POWER TALK Prof. Mamokgethi Phakeng
12:00 – 13:00 POWER UPDATE Melanie Bala
13:00 – 15:00 POWER LUNCH Moshidi Motshegwa
15:00 – 18:00 POWER DRIVE Yvonne Chaka Chaka
18:00 – 20:00 POWER BUSINESS Basani Maluleke
20:00 – 00:00 POWER PERSPECTIVE Mandisa Mashego
00:00 – 03:00 POWER ZONE Tshegohaco Moagi
03:00 – 06:00 POWER UP Nolwazi Tusini

 

Friday, 10 August 2018

TIME SHOW PRESENTER
06:00 – 09:00 POWER BREAKFAST Naledi and Aisha Pandor
09:00 – 12:00 POWER TALK Rebecca Malope
12:00 – 13:00 POWER UPDATE Mahlatse Mahlase
13:00 – 15:00 POWER LUNCH PJ Powers and Rami Chuene
15:00 – 18:00 POWER DRIVE Thandi Modise
18:00 – 20:00 POWER BUSINESS Special Edition Nokukhanya Jele and Emma Saidler
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Gagasi FM Shero Awards celebrate KZN women

Posted by radio On August - 2 - 2018 ADD COMMENTS
The annual Gagasi FM Shero Awards are back. Every year in August, Gagasi FM celebrates women’s month through the Shero campaign. The campaign recognises and honours women who are making a significant difference in their communities.
Gagasi FM Shero Awards celebrate KZN women

While the campaign has been there for a number of years, last year the station introduced the awards element to take the campaign to new heights and to have a more tangible recognition of women who are the real imbokodos of KZN.

The call is now open to the public to send through names for nominees’ consideration. The entries will close on 2 August and the awards ceremony will be held on 11 August in Durban. The unique thing about Shero Awards is that it recognises not only women in the public spotlight, but also ordinary women in communities.

The primary criteria for the submission entries is that the chosen nominees’ work and contributions must fly the KZN flag high, contribute to the growth, development and national visibility of the KZN province and its community. All candidates must originally be from KZN even if they currently reside in a different province.

The list of categories is as follows:

  1. Creative Arts (Fine arts, poetry, literature, fashion and architecture)
  2. Entertainment and Music
  3. Sports
  4. Science and Technology
  5. Big Business Professional (Legal, medical, finance, etc.)
  6. Enterprise (Small businesses)
  7. Social Entrepreneurship
  8. Education
  9. Public Service (Police, nurse, etc.)
  10. Community Leadership
  11. KZN Ambassadors

The overall Shero Award

Every year the overall Shero Award is named after a South African female icon who has made a significant contribution or influence in the history of the country. Last year the overall Shero Award was named after Queen Nandi and this year it will be named after another national icon who will be announced in due course.The overall Shero Award is received by one of the 11 preselected Sheros and is awarded to that woman that best resonates with the value system and the characteristics of an icon that the award is named after in that year.

Panel of judges

A panel of independent judges will go through all the entries received and shortlist the nominees as per the categories above. This panel is made up of women only who are coming from various academic and professional backgrounds. All the shortlisted nominees will also go through the independent auditing process to ensure that they meet the requirements as per the terms and conditions of the awards.

“We are very happy with the campaign and the awards as it recognises KZN women who are making a mark in various walks of life, who are touching other people’s lives and are an inspiration to the next generation. The awards also come at a time when we continue to see violence against women happening in our communities. We hope that the Shero campaign and the awards will assist in the fight against women abuse and actually profile the roles that women play in uplifting our communities and building a better nation. We call upon people to submit their entries and join us in celebrating good work that our women are doing,” says Gagasi FM Head of Brand, Phinda Magwaza.

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As Youth Month kicks off, Heart FM will be paying homage to the youth of the Western Cape with its 16 Days For Youth initiative to uplift and lend a hand in communities where help is most needed. The initiative started in 2016 undertaking youth focussed projects cross province, taking the microphone to the heart of communities, giving them a voice and making a difference while doing so.

 

Come June the 1st, Heart FM will once again close the doors of its Greenpoint on air studio and swop it for its mobile outside broadcast vehicle, travelling the length and breadth of the province. The radio stations entire line up will take to the road to bring change. This year a greater focus will be placed on feeding as many people as possible, in the light of the recent cost of living increases and food scarcity in many of the towns.

 

 

The journey this year kicks off in Kraaifontein and will see teams travel to Lavender Hill, Bridgetown, Paternoster, Langebaan, Mooreesburg, Darling, Montana, Maitland, Kleinmond, Hermanus, Greyton, Genadendal and Bishop Lavis. Projects will include and are not limited to feeding, clothing, fixing, painting and construction. The initiative will also revisit some of its inaugural projects to report on progress and expansion.

 

 

While the project has only been running for the two years, there has been many a success story along the way. In 2016 the team met Tannie Magda, a community worker in the Paarl area who clothed and fed the community with limited resources. With the help of the #16DaysForYouth team and sponsors coming on board, Tannie Magda who in 2016 fed just over 2000 people on a monthly basis, is now feeding more than 26 000 people per month in her community.

 

 

Managing Director for Heart FM Renee Redelinghuys says nothing is more important than empowering communities. “We’ve seen the impact made in the communities over the last two years and that these projects are not just once-off. Our 16 Days for Youth teams have been carrying out monthly visits to our beneficiaries and have reported on the progress and support received since our initial visits. It is heartening to know that we inspired this change and it is making a difference in the lives of those who need it. We look forward to touching the lives of those we meet on our next journey.”

 

 

Programme Manager for Heart FM Denver Apollus echoes her sentiments: “16 Days For Youth is an initiative that is based on telling the stories of the communities in the Western Cape. The ethos of the initiative is not to gain or garner exposure or to brag about the good things done in the communities by a radio station.  Rather that there is a need out in these communities and we have a microphone that has access to numbers and an audience that can be mobilised,  thus we are able to tell their stories and effect the difference and make a change.”

 

 

Members of the public will once again be able to get involved on the 16 Days For Youth journey. The route, beneficiaries and wish lists will be published on www.16daysforyouth.com . Listeners will also be able to pledge their support for the campaign. To find out how to get involved and how to join the journey, members of the public are urged to email youth@heartfm.co.za.

 

 

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RSG wins again at Afrikaans media awards

Posted by radio On May - 20 - 2018 ADD COMMENTS

Last Friday, the annual ATKV (Afrikaanse Taal en Kultuur Vereniging) media awards were presented at the stylish Katy’s Palace Bar in Kramerville, Sandton. These awards recognise journalists, producers, presenters and actors to commemorate and celebrate the responsible work they do in informing, educating and entertaining South Africans.

 

RSG presenters and programme makers have won in the following categories within the Listen (Radio) Section:

  1. Best insert in a journal program: Johan van Lill for his insert on ‘Oude Libertas 40 jaar’ in RSG’s arts program
  2. Best presenter or interviewer of a news- or actuality program: Phil Loots for his program Fiks vir die lewe
  3. Best insert in a news- or actuality program: Izak du Plessis for his insert on ‘Paternoster vissers’ in Monitor
  4. Best journal program: Ilze Salzwedel for her program Skrywers en Boeke
  5. Best news- or actuality program: Melissa Tighy for ‘Landwye betogings teen Zuma’ in Spektrum
  6. Best documentary or program series: Jamaine Krige for Na die brande on RSG
  7. Best text for a radio drama or –theatre: Marion Erskine for Akwarius on RSG
  8. Best producer of a radio drama or –theatre: Bettie Kemp for Akwarius on RSG

There were also award sections for print media (read) and TV (watch).  Digital forms part of each section.

Congratulations to RSG and all the award winners – truly inspiring and very proud of the talent at the SABC’s Afrikaans radio station!

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 Heart FM makes a change to its mid-morning show that’s certain to be well received. The station is moving one of Cape Town’s most well-liked presenters, Irma G, into the 9 am to 12 noon show. Irma is no stranger to radio and the station believes she’ll bring her passion and flair for music alive in this time slot. The workplace soundtrack now changes a gear and picks up the pace with Irma G in the driving seat.

 

Head of Programming, Denver Apollus says “ Irma G is a household name in the radio game, and I’m confident she’ll bring a fresh new approach to the 6 to 6 line-up. She’s one of the most versatile radio presenters in the industry and I’m so happy she’ll now have her own daytime slot.”

 

“I fell in love with radio many years ago, and have loved entertaining and talking to people from all walks of life! I am honoured to have had a career that’s  spanned over 22 years – and this opportunity to host the 9 to 12 space excites me! I’m looking forward to sharing my love for music, which is pure; music drives me beyond bad moods and exhaustion, it fuels me! And I hope to bring that drive and passion and share it in my 9 to 12 show.” Says Irma G.

 

 

Some of the other voices who feature on the station are the likes of the experienced producers – Grant Jansen and Duncan Patrick – and new recruit, Kelly Pearce.

 

Pearce is one of a few new radio voices to have been recruited by Heart FM recently – and Apollus says this fresh talent will be given their own space to develop as well.

Mon to Fri

04:00 – 06:00      Kabelo Shomang

Fri & Sat

04:00 – 06:00      Lesley Piet

Apollus also mentions a few other changes will be  implemented in the coming weeks.

Heart FM enjoys a dominant position in the radio landscape in the Western Cape, and a refreshed, well-timed  talent line up should see the station retain that mass appeal.

 

 

Heart FM Managing Director Renee Redelinghuys says “Irma has always been a loyal and committed presenter, and affording her this opportunity makes sense. She has the potential to elevate the show and bring a uniqueness for this time of the day”

 

 

The Mon to Fri Line-Up 

06:00 – 09:00      Heart Breakfast with Aden Thomas, Tapfuma Makina, Julian Naidoo, Deon Bing, Darren Green & Jenny Morris

09:00 – 12:00      Irma G

12:00 – 15:00      Clarence Ford

15:00 – 18:00      #Drive326 with Suga, Jeremy Harris & Jodee Butler

18:00 – 22:00      In the mix with Diggy Bongz

22:00 – 01:00      JP Carelse

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SAfm announces new line-up

Posted by radio On April - 11 - 2018 ADD COMMENTS
SAfm remains a radio station with the largest footprint in South Africa, and it is important to refresh, strengthen and rotate talent to ensure maximum output. The station believes its existing talent and with the augmentation of new personalities, it will remain relevant and ultimately deliver on audience numbers.
The new line-up presents much needed rotation of talent within, and we are excited to announce Stephen Grootes, Ernest Pillay, and Thabiso Mosia as new presenters joining the SAfm Family!
 
 
From Monday, the 09th of April 2018, listeners can look forward to the #SAfmSunrise with Stephen Grootes from 06:00-09:00 weekdays. The show promises to be hard-hitting, informative, and will ease audiences into the day ahead.  Following that is no stranger to the station Bongi Gwala, on The Talking Point from 09:00 – 12:00 with in depth discussions on days topical issues. Criselda Dudumashe brings her well rounded approach to daytime radio between 13:00 – 15:00 weekdays.
 
Ernest Pillay joins the SAfm family to present the afternoon show from 15:00 – 18:00. He brings to the show his wealth of experience as a seasoned presenter spanning over 25 years.
 
SAfm Market Update with Money web provides in-depth analysis on the business and topical economic news between 18:00 – 19:00. Thabiso Mosia kicks in from 19:00 – 20:00 with key sports matters of the day. Ashraf Garda will then unpack socio- political matters on Monday to Thursday from 20:00 – 22:00.
 
SAfm weekends will never be the same, now with more music and less talk presented by seasoned broadcasters such as Michelle Constant, Shado Twala, Rowena Baird and Ricky Stevens to list a few.
 
The station recognises the holistic pivotal role played by news and current affairs. The current affairs programmes will be presented by Tsepiso Makwetla delivering the morning instalment between 05h00 and 06h00 weekdays whilst  Sakina Kamwendo continues with in-depth discussions and breaking stories midday from 12h00-13h00. Elvis Presslin will present the weekend slots between 06h00-07h00.
 
“We invite South Africa to tune in on the 9th of April 2018 and enjoy what SAfm has to offer.  We wish all our  presenters the best and have no doubt that they will make a meaningful contribution to ensure that SAfm dominates the airwaves as a national talk radio station in South Africa”, Peter Mashamba, Acting Station Manager.
 
 
Below is the SAfm New On-Air Schedule
 
Monday – Friday
Time channel
Presenter
00:00-03:00
Stephen Kirker
03:00-05:00
Khanyi Magubane
05:00-06:00
Tsepiso Makwetla
06:00- 09:00
Stephen Grootes
Brad Brown (Sport)
09:00- 12:00
Bongi Gwala
12:00- 13:00
Sakina Kamwendo
13:00 – 15:00
Criselda Dudumashe
15:00 – 18:00
Ernest Pillay
Thabiso Mosia (Sport)
18:00- 19:00
Monday – Thursday
Moneyweb
19:00 – 20:00
Monday – Thursday
18:00 – 19:00 (Fridays)
Thabiso Mosia
20:00 – 22:00
Monday – Thursday
Ashraf Garda
22:00 – 00:00
Monday – Thursday
Naledi Moleo
19:00 – 21:00
Fridays
Lizette Khan
21:00 – 00:00
Fridays
Jon Gericke
Saturdays
Time channel
Presenter
00:00 – 03:00
Mandla Shongwe
03:00 – 06:00
Sidwell Mhlongo
06:00 – 07:00
Elvis Presslin
07:00 – 10:00
Michelle Constant
10:00- 13:00
Shado Twala
13:00 – 16:00
Rowena Baird
16:00 – 19:00
Ricky Stevens
19:00 – 21:00
Lizette Khan
21:00 – 00:00
Jon Gericke
 
Sundays
Time channel
Presenter
00:00 – 03:00
Mandla Shongwe
03:00 – 05:00
Sidwell Mhlongo
05:00 – 06:00
The Church Service
06:00 – 07:00
Elvis Presslin
07:00 – 10:00
Michelle Constant
10:00 – 13:00
Shado Twala
13:00- 16:00
Rowena Baird
16:00- 19:00
Ricky Stevens
19:00 – 20:00
Naye Lupondwana
20:00 – 21:00
Documentaries & Drama
21:00 – 00:00
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Which is the most loved Radio Station in South Africa in 2018? All will be revealed on Saturday 14 April at the Liberty Radio Awards held at the Sandton Convention Centre.

Voting has closed for the 2018 MyStation category, where listeners had a chance to vote for their favourite station. There are 2 sections to the MyStation award; firstly, the station that garnered the most votes; and secondly, the station with the most loyal and committed listeners.

 

 

The former is the station that generates the most votes from their audience, and the latter is a measure of the ratio of votes the station generates divided by the station’s RAM listenership figures – that is the station that generates the most votes based on the size of their audience.

 

“In generating votes for the MyStation award, some stations have run highly innovative campaigns,” says Lance Rothschild, CEO of the Liberty Radio Awards. “The MyStation award gives insight into the level of engagement stations have with their listeners and demonstrates the commitment listeners have to their chosen station brand.”
Through casting their vote, listeners also stand a chance of winning a R 40 000 cash prize and a VIP experience for them and a partner to the 2018 Liberty Radio Awards. In excess of 120 000 votes were cast.

 

Killy Bacela, Divisional Director of Group Brand & Marketing at Liberty says: “The MyStation award is a testimony to the stations that raise the bar and create excellent radio that inspires and motivates their listeners to take the time to vote in this particular category. These stations understand the value of determination and unwavering focus required for the successful delivery of real, credible and meaningful content to an appreciative audience.”

 

The finalists in the MyStation categories are: (in alphabetical order)

 

 

MOST VOTES   

  • Hot 91.9
  • Kaya FM
  • Metro FM
  • Mix 93.8
  • Pretoria FM
  • Radio Khwezi
  • Zibonele FM

 

MOST LOYAL LISTENERS

  • Alex FM
  • Hot 91.9
  • LM Radio
  • Mix 93.8
  • Radio Khwezi
  • Radio Pretoria
  • Rise FM

 

 

The Liberty Radio Awards takes place at the Sandton Convention Centre on Saturday 14th April.

 

More details about the Liberty Radio Awards as well as the terms and conditions for the My Station competition may be found at www.libertyradioawards.co.za

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YFM, was introduced 20 years ago into the South African media landscape as the official platform for the voice of youth in Gauteng. The platform has always been synonymous with trendsetting in urban youth culture, developing and nurturing talent that have become icons in the eyes of young people and beyond.

 

 

YFM recognises that in the last two decades, the South African landscape has drastically changed and with it, the media landscape and youth culture have evolved. Being a station that caters for the young at heart, YFM understands that the market needs to be catered to in a new dynamic way and we are evolving to serve that purpose.

Young people in the country are now experiencing different challenges from 20 years ago. They are finding it difficult to be heard as individuals, to define who they are, to fully believe in their abilities and reach their full potential.

Remembering that the youth of the country have changed the past to define the present, YFM believes that young people remain the key to defining the future.

 

“Our listeners need to believe that they can change their immediate circumstances, their perceptions of themselves and revel in their ability to stand out. They are more powerful than they know and YFM fully understands this”, says newly appointed Managing Director, Haseena Cassim.

 

This belief is what has led to the station’s vision and mantra for the year to BElieve in YOUrself – #BEYOU.

In executing our belief and vision for YFM and young people, YFM’s Programming Manager, Tumelo Diaho-Monaheng has lined up the personalities that will represent, lead and entertain our audience, while continuing to break new music.

 

Following the reshuffle in October 2017, Y Mornings will continue to be hosted by the ever-entertaining DJ Ankletap from 05:00 to 09:00;

 

The passionate Khutso Theledi will follow breakfast from 09:00 to 12:00 with Krunch ‘till Lunch;

Lunch will be served from 12:00 to 15:00 weekdays by the talented and energetic Nia Brown on the Nia Brown Shakedown;

DJ Sabby takes you home with The Best Drive from 15:00 to 19:00, with YTKO being extended for an extra 20 minutes from 18:00;

YFM is excited to welcome a new breed of dynamism in the form of Cape Town born Carissa Cupido, who will host Run This Town from 19:00 -22:00 Monday to Thursday;

 

The slot that excites the station the most, is the introduction of Y Talks hosted by award winning Debater, Oliver Dickson, on Tuesday nights from 22:00 to 24:00. Y Talks is the official platform that gives the “Voice to Young People”, which will address all topical discussions relevant to the audience.

 

 

 

“The refreshed line-up, launching on 3 April 2018, is a representation of the leading, inspiring and relevant voices of young people in the country. The content will be curated by young people who share the same environments as the audience they engage with.” says Diaho-Monaheng. Our invitation to the audience is “come to us as you are, we are in the same headspace as you. There is no judgement; this is the only place that you will totally be free to express yourself. Believe in yourself. Be you!” he adds.

 

 

Lastly, the station bids farewell to Smash Afrika, Melo Maoka and DJ @Large. The Station wishes them well on their future ventures.

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