On the 13th of April 2019, The Liberty Radio awards gala event was hosted at the Sandton Convention Centre. This was a night inspired by South Africa’s very best in radio, from legends to rising stars. The hosts, internationally renowned poet Lebo Mashile and Eastern Cape-born comedian Loyiso Madinga, made for the perfect night filled with a play on words and laughter.
At the end of the night, Kaya FM was awarded radio award of the year in the commercial radio category, amongst the winners were the top achievers in radio. Those who entertain and inform us were celebrated in style and exaltation.
WINNERS: RADIO LIBERTY AWARDS 2019
Afternoon Drive Presenter Campus | Mike V (Voice of Wits) Community | Simon Parkinson (Hot 91.9 FM) PBS | Amaza Ntshanga (Umhlobo Wenene FM) Commercial | Bongani Mtolo (East Coast Radio) Afternoon Drive Show Campus | The Tuks FM Drive Show (Tuks FM 107.2) Community | The Big Joburg Drive (Hot 91.9 FM) PBS | The Glenzito Super Drive (Radio 2000) Commercial | Uncaptured (Kaya FM 95.9) Breakfast Show Presenter Campus | Pamela Davis (PukFM93.6) Community | Jeremy Mansfield (Hot 91.9 FM) PBS | O’neil Nair (Lotus FM) Station | Martin Bester (Jacaranda FM) Breakfast Show Campus | The Tuks FM Breakfast Show (Tuks FM 107.2) Community | Mansfield in the Morning (Hot 91.9 FM) PBS | Monate Breakfast Show (Lesedi FM) Commercial | East Coast Breakfast (East Coast Radio) Business and finance show Combined | Kaya Bizz (Kaya FM 95.9) Community Project Campus | Cause4Paws (PukFM93.6) Community | Touching 100 Lives (Hot 91.9 FM) PBS | Sedibeng (Thobela FM) Commercial | Baby Hannah (947) Content Producer Campus and Community combined | William Scott And Sam Cowen for Mansfield in the Morning (Hot 91.9 FM) PBS | Joey Johannah Legodi for SAFM Facts of Faith Commercial | Khetha Mkhize for 947 Breakfast Club Daytime Show Campus | That Lunch Show (Voice of Wits) Community | The Mark Pilgrim Show (Hot 91.9 FM) PBS | Khanya Gqiyazana (Umhlobo Wenene FM) Commercial | Power Talk (Power 98.7) Drama Programme Combined | Late Night Serial – Jozi Dark (SAFM) Field Reporter Combined | Nompumelelo Ngubeni (Kaya FM 95.9) Internet Radio Show Combined | Home Run (Vision View Sports) Multi-Channel Promotion Combined | #KFMLovesKaapstad Summer Campaign (KFM 94.5) Music Show Campus | Locals Only (Tuks FM 107.2) Community | Quiet Nights (Aganang FM Community Station) PBS | Ikwayala Eziphambili (Umhlobo Wenene FM) Commercial | The Block Party (Gagasi FM) News and Actuality Show Campus and Community Combined | Rea Fahlolloha (The Rock FM) PBS | Incoko (TruFM) Commercial | Today With John Perlman (Kaya FM 95.9) News Bulletin Reader Campus | Rebecca Cullum (UCT Radio) Community | Gladys Sithole (Hot 91.9 FM) PBS | Dimakatso Motaung (Motsweding FM) Commercial | Tara Penny (702) Night-Time Show Campus | The Tuks FM Hip Hop Show (Tuks FM 107.2) Community | Symphony Concert (Fine Music Radio) PBS | Mekonko (Motsweding FM) Commercial | Late Nights with Sara-Jayne King (Cape Talk 567 AM) Podcast Combined | Mahlakung Drama Soap (Thobela FM) Promotions Stunt/Event Campus | Findthejoy (PukFM 93.6) Community | Touching 100 Lives In Honour Of Madiba’s 100th Birthday (Hot 91.9 FM) PBS | Promotion of 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture Delivered by President Barack Obama (SAFM) Commercial | Malcolm X (Jacaranda FM) Radio Documentary Combined | 1860 (Lotus FM) Radio Innovation Combined | Tuks FM Hear the Sights (Tuks FM) Sports Presenter Combined | Robert Marawa (Metro FM And Radio 2000) Sports Show Campus and Community | The Sports Mix (Mix 93.8 FM) PBS | Ezemidlalo (Umhlobo Wenene FM) Commercial | Marawa Sport Worldwide (Metro FM And Radio 2000) Station Imaging Campus and Community | Hot 91.9FM PBS | Ligwalagwala FM Commercial | 702 Traffic Presenter Combined | Zoe Brown (KFM 94.5) Weekend Radio Show Campus | Serenade (North West University FM) Community | Gister Se Grootes (Groot FM 90.5) PBS | The Morning Masala (Lotus FM) Commercial | High School Hits Weekend With Kenzy (Jacaranda FM) Station of the Year Campus | Tuks FM 107.2 Community | Hot 91.9 FM PBS | Umhlobo Wenene FM Commercial | Kaya FM 95.9 My Station – Most Votes Combined | Ligwalagwala FM My Station – Most Loyal Listeners Combined | Overvaal Stereo 96.1
Bright Stars Inductees
Station | Names 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 OFM | Thabang Moselani OFM | Wr Van Der Merwe RX Radio | Noluyolo Ngomani UJFM | Olivia Mabitsi Voice of Wits | Kutlwano Serame Vuma 103 FM | Patricia Nonkululeko Malemia