The Primedia Group Honours George Bizos

By |2020-09-10T15:49:52+02:00Sep 10th, 2020|Broadcasting|

“Today we honour the passing of George Bizos, a man whose legacy in South Africa will echo through time. In life, he truly walked his talk - standing firmly against injustice wherever he found it. We thank him for his contribution to the creation of a democratic South Africa, and we honour the role he [...]

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Afternoon Drive Presenter, Joanne Joseph, Bids Farewell to 702

By |2020-08-13T17:53:25+02:00Aug 13th, 2020|Broadcasting|

Johannesburg, 13 August 2020 - Talk Radio Station 702, part of Primedia Broadcasting's portfolio of radio stations, today announced that the station will be bidding farewell to wellknown radio presenter, Joanne Joseph on 28th August. Joanne currently hosts The Afternoon Drive with Joanne Joseph from 15:00 - 18:00, Monday to Friday. Joanne joined 702 in [...]

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Clement Manyathela and Mandy Weiner are Vanguard of Revitalised 702 Line Up

By |2020-06-11T15:16:25+02:00Jun 11th, 2020|Broadcasting|

Johannesburg, 11 June 2020 – Talk Radio Station 702, part of Primedia Broadcasting’s portfolio of radio stations, announced today that Clement Manyathela will move from the Midday Report to take up the 9am slot from Eusebius McKaiser, who departs on 26 June 2020. Clement is a well-known and respected political journalist who has spent his [...]

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Eric D’Oliveira’s departure from Primedia Broadcasting

By |2020-05-12T16:19:22+02:00May 11th, 2020|Broadcasting|

In an internal letter sent to employees, Phumzile Langeni, Chairperson of Primedia Group informed staff that Eric D’Oliveira and Primedia have agreed to an amicable mutual separation. Eric led several transformations, people growth, commercial share, audience insight and client centricity initiatives and won the prized MOST awards for two consecutive years. Says Eric: “I have [...]

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Geraint Crwys-Williams newly appointed Chairman of Primedia Broadcasting

By |2019-12-11T16:21:34+02:00Dec 11th, 2019|Broadcasting|

Primedia Group, the owner of a broad portfolio of broadcasting and out-of-home assets, announced today that current Group Chief Business Officer, Geraint Crwys-Williams, will be taking on an additional role as Chairman of Primedia Broadcasting effective from the 28th November. Crwys-Williams, an experienced Primedia Group executive of more than 15 years, is well regarded for [...]

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Primedia Broadcasting wins 2018 MOST media owner radio award

By |2018-10-25T11:32:45+02:00Sep 13th, 2018|Broadcasting|

September 13, 2018 - 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, [...]

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Primedia Broadcasting appoints new CEO

By |2018-10-25T11:27:13+02:00Sep 1st, 2018|Broadcasting, Group|

Primedia has appointed Eric D'Oliveira as CEO of Primedia Broadcasting, effective 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. Primedia is delighted [...]

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EWN Appoints Mahlatse Mahlase as Group Editor-in-Chief

By |2018-10-25T11:22:57+02:00Sep 1st, 2018|Broadcasting, Group|

Eyewitness News (EWN) recently appointed media veteran, Mahlatse Mahlase, as Group Editor-in-Chief. Mahlase, who will join the EWN newsroom from October 2018 has been a journalist for the past twenty years working as reporter, Africa affairs correspondent and as a political editor at various media houses in South Africa. In 2018, Mahlatse was appointed Chairperson [...]

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Primedia Outdoor launches Radio-to-Road synergy in Zambia

By |2018-10-25T12:06:47+02:00Aug 20th, 2018|Broadcasting|

In continuous efforts to expand innovative product offerings in Sub-Saharan Africa, Primedia Outdoor today announced Radio-to-Road initiative in Zambia, an integrated multi-channel solution that enables audio and visual channel synchronicity allowing clients to create high-impact campaigns. To build memorable content that is appealing and engaging, Primedia Outdoor has partnered with the local Zambian commercial radio [...]

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Supreme Court of Appeal declares use of signal jamming device in Parliament and provisions of its broadcasting policy unconstitutional

By |2018-10-24T11:44:28+02:00Sep 29th, 2016|Broadcasting|

Primedia is pleased with the decision by the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) declaring that the rules and policy adopted by Parliament governing the broadcast of disruptions in the Parliamentary Chamber was unconstitutional and unlawful.   The decision, which was announced today, follows the events of February 2015 during the State of the Nation Address by [...]

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