Primedia Broadcasting appoints new CEO

By |2018-10-25T11:27:13+02:00September 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+02:00September 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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Behind the scenes goings-on at Primedia Group

By |2019-09-04T15:10:47+02:00July 17th, 2018|Group|

Primedia Group CEO Omar Essack says the company is highly profitable and like South Africa, living in exciting times. His response comes on the back of a number of rumours and industry murmurings that all is not well in 702-land. Essack agreed to an interview with The Media Online to discuss what’s been happening in [...]

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Primedia Group appoints Omar Essack as Chief Executive Officer

By |2018-10-24T11:41:42+02:00March 20th, 2018|Group|

Primedia Group, the owner of a broad portfolio of broadcasting, out-of-home and cinema and entertainment assets is pleased to announce the appointment of Omar Essack as its Chief Executive Officer to succeed outgoing CEO Roger Jardine, with effect from 1 April 2018. The appointment follows an extensive search process by the nominations committee, during which [...]