While sales of the OFM # BakkieArm sleeve steadily progressing for the benefit of the Agri Securitas Trust Fund, The Sound of Your Life also had listeners entertained on the morning of 15 June 2022, with the release of an original song in celebration of the # BakkieArm.Read More›
What on earth is a #BakkieArm?
What started with ‘Word of the Week’ is now Central South Africa’s latest fashion trend, all for a good cause.
The OFM Good Morning Breakfast, weekdays 06:00 – 09:00, recently entertained listeners with their weekly riddle – ‘Word of the Week’ – during which a novelty word is revealed to the audience, and they then have to guess what it means.Read More›
African Media Entertainment (AME) has a deep history with radio and the business of radio in South Africa. As a company with a keen interest in audio development, AME recognises the power and value of audio. With changes in technology, on-line audio consumption is a growing phenomenon and caters for listeners looking for a specific audio journey both in real time and on-demand.Read More›
In 2020, OFM asked Central South Africa to “Show us your recipes!” Now, as the world slowly shifts back to a more ‘normal’ post-pandemic state, we asked listeners to share their most memorable travel experiences.
The end product: The Real Good Travel Book – a collection of memorable travel experiences from OFM’s listeners and presenters.Read More›
As part of OFM’s goal of turning 2022 into #Twenty20You, another lucky listener was rewarded with a significant prize.
OFM’s Real Good Travel Book competition with Hinterland and Hinterland Fuels formally ended on 30 March 2022 with the awarding of the grand prize of R15 000 to the winner.
The OFM team surprised 33-year-old Mari le Roux from Hartbeesfontein in the North West at her workplace in Klerksdorp with a huge cheque.Read More›
OFM alumni continue to make strides in Central South Africa.
Central Media Group (CMG) Chief Executive Officer, Nick Efstathiou, has been appointed to the board of the Free State Goldfields Chamber of Business.
This well-known member of the Free State business fraternity has spent many years at the helm of Central South Africa’s leading commercial radio station, OFM, a subsidiary of CMG.
Efstathiou is also renowned as a meticulous media professional specialising in executive radio station management, brand management, and development, strategic marketing, sponsorship management, radio programming, media sales, and events.Read More›
OFM, the sound of your life is excited to announce its involvement in the highly anticipated return of one for Central South Africa’s proudest establishments, the Bloem Show, set to take place in the Free State capital, Bloemfontein, 27 April – 7 May 2022.
According to Elmarie Prinsloo, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bloem Show, the trade fair is one of only two shows in the country that successfully combines commercial activities and agricultural art, boasting just over 100 000 visitors annually, contributing more than R100 million to the local economy while creating 1 150 temporary jobs during the period of the show.
Bloem Show famously hosts the largest open-air saddle horse show in the world, and more than 22 agricultural championships.
This March, OFM is coming to meet our loyal listeners. Our team will travel all over our beautiful region to explore the gems of the Free State, Northern Cape, North West and Vaal. From 3 – 26 March 2022, OFM will broadcast live from selected towns on selected days to give our listeners a chance to win with the launch of the #OFMFanWall competition!Read More›
The Covid-19 pandemic not only had far-reaching implications for the economy, it also had a devastating effect on the creative, arts and entertainment sectors in particular.
As South Africa, and Central South Africa, slowly enters what could cautiously be labelled as ‘recovery’, the time is ripe for audiences to support their beloved artists on stage.Read More›
This winter, Central South Africa feasted with a goal on Thursdays as OFM and Round Table Southern Africa joined forces to fight the freeze – with vetkoek!
Die Groot Vet Kombers Proe-jek challenged listeners to support a wide range of charities. OFM visited towns and cities in their broadcast region, where vetkoek with Beefmaster mince was sold at R35 each, but listeners were encouraged to make larger donations to charities in their region. In some cases, donations up to R10 000 were received!Read More›