2019 Liberty Radio Awards Finalists Announced

LIBERTY RADIO AWARDS NOMINATIONS AND STATION OF THE YEAR FINALISTS ANNOUNCED!

Friday, 29 March 2019 – The Liberty Radio Awards are pleased to announce the inductees into the Hall of Fame and the Bright Stars for 2019.

Induction into the Hall of Fame is an honour bestowed on individuals who have served the radio industry well for at least 15 years. Hall of Famers have made an indelible mark on the industry either on air, or in management, and are people who have provided inspiration and mentorship through their radio career. The people being inducted into the Hall of Fame for 2019 include:

INDUCTEE

RODNEY TRUDGEON

GREG MALOKA

MPHO NEFALE

DENZIL TAYLOR

HEINRICH MARNITZ

ALAN MAKER

KID NKAYI

ZOLANI MARK BONGCO

MBULELO NGEWU

PATRICK BOGATSU

 

The Bright Star is recognition of strong potential in the radio industry and inductees are individuals who – whether on air, or behind the scenes – are already making a mark on the industry. Bright Stars have an understanding and love for radio and show qualities that indicate that they will have a role to play in the industry’s future. The Liberty Radio Awards Bright Stars for 2019 are:

STATION

INDUCTEE

702

PRESLEY MAKHOMBOTHI

947

ZANELE POTELWA

EAST COAST RADIO

SKY TSHABALALA

HOT 91.9 FM

SIMON HILL

KAYA FM 95.9

DJ KEYEZ

KOVSIE FM

GERBEN VAN NIEKERK

O-FM

THABANG MOSELANI

O-FM

WR VAN DER MERWE

RX RADIO

NOLUYOLO NGOMANI

UJFM

OLIVIA MABITSI

VOICE OF WITS

KUTLWANO SERAME

VUMA 103 FM

PATRICIA NONLULULEKO MALEMIA

The finalists in the Station of the Year have also been determined. The Station of the Year is the crowning glory of the Liberty Radio Awards. The criteria for determining the Station of the Year includes on-air success; innovation; audience growth; community outreach and the X-factor. It takes into account the station’s “good radio citizenship” role within the industry. This year’s finalists are

CAMPUS

MFM 92.6

PUKFM 93.6

TUKS FM 107.2

UJFM

UCT RADIO

VOICE OF WITS

COMMUNITY

AGANANG FM COMMUNITY STATION

GROOT FM 90.5

INANDA FM

HOT 91.9 FM

MIX 93.8 FM

RADIO ISLAM

RADIO KHWEZI

PBS

LOTUS FM

MOTSWEDING FM

SAFM

THOBELA FM

TRUFM

UMHLOBO WENENE FM

COMMERCIAL

947

EAST COAST RADIO

JACARANDA FM

KAYA FM 95.9

KFM 94.5

POWER 98.7 FM

Voting in the My Station category – where listeners can vote for their favourite station – continues until midnight on Tuesday, 2 April 2019. Finalists in this category will be announced on Friday, 5 April 2019.

 

 

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