Radio Jacaranda FM onder skoot oor omroeper se rassistiese uitlatings

Jacaranda FM is onder skoot na beweerde rassistiese uitlatings deur ’n omroeper. Die vakbond Solidariteit het Dinsdag bevestig dat hy aan die radio geskryf het oor die saak. Die vakbond sê hy het gevra vir die klank- materiaal waarin omroeper Tumi Morake glo die gewraakte uitlatings gemaak het. Solidariteit sê: “Dit volg nadat Morake na […]
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Update: Entercom’s Investment In DGital Media Totals $9.7M.

The size of Entercom’s investment into the world of podcasting has been revealed. According to a regulatory filing on Friday, Entercom says it paid $9.7 million to buy its 45% stake in the on-demand audio entertainment provider DGital Media. Entercom also tells investors that it has an option to buy DGital outright in 2021 under […]
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Alex Jay is leaving 947 after 14 years

Radio personality Alex Jay is saying goodbye to 947 after 14 years with the station. “Alex is the reason many of us got into radio in the first place and his contribution to broadcasting in general, as well as 947 specifically, can’t be quantified,” said 947 station manager Ravi Naidoo. Speaking to TshisaLIVE, PR manager […]
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Scripps’ Midroll Adds Seven To Comedy Podcast Slate.

E.W. Scripps-owned podcast network Midroll Media is adding seven comedy podcasts to its Earwolf service. The podcasts, which Midroll says represent existing and emerging talent, include “Off Book,” an improvised musical podcast; “Homophilia” with former MTV host Dave Holmes, comedian Matt McConkey and guests discussing their love lives; and, in an usual twist, episodes of […]
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Apple Finally Delivers On Limited But Useful Podcast Data.

While the bulk of podcast listening—70%, by some estimates—occurs on the Apple podcasting app, up to now, Apple provided only the number of downloads and no additional numbers. But podcasters have finally received the word from Apple they’ve long been waiting for: The tech giant will dole out at least some hard data on podcast […]
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Magic828AM and The Media Connection join forces for what can only be a dazzling combination!

Broadcasting from Mowbray, Western Cape, Magic828am is an independent medium wave commercial music radio station, broadcasting to Cape Town and the entire Western Cape region. The studios are situated in Golf Park, Pinelands, Cape Town, with a transmitter situated at the centre of a geographic triangle with Paarl, Durbanville and Malmesbury as the three corner […]
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KFM confirms Whackhead’s in for breakfast

Cape Town – Western Cape radio station KFM has confirmed IOL’s exclusive on Friday morning that major line-up changes will take place at the station, including that Darren “Whackhead” Simpson will be replacing Ryan O’Connor as breakfast show host. “Darren is one of South Africa’s most prominent commercial broadcasters, having hosted 947’s Breakfast Xpress for […]
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RAB: Top Media Buyers See Radio As Ad Biz’s ‘Hidden Jewel’.

Curious about how top media buyers perceive radio? The Radio Advertising Bureau offers first-person commentary from agency executives in the organization’s “Q Report Video.” It specifically talks about how creatives use radio in the RAB’s home base of Dallas—and why it is essential to their media mix. RAB President and CEO Erica Farber pointed out […]
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Pandora Shifts Continue With CTO Leaving, Ticketfly Sale Talk.

Two months after unrolling the Pandora Premium subscription service, the streaming company’s chief technology officer, Chris Martin, has left the building. Called the “centerpiece of Pandora engineering” by the company, he has been there since 2004. In a statement Friday, Pandora said that Martin “has decided to move on from Pandora” after “helping to shape […]
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Why we did what we did: Behind the #reshuffle5FM

When changes are made to radio shows it is often hard for anyone other than those at the proverbial coalface to understand. So we thought we’d elucidate in five (yes we love the number 5) key statements here. Why? Because we do what we do for you, the 5FM community. Why Roger Goode took breakfast […]
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