OFM stel eksklusiewe handelsware bekend

’n Eerste vir OFM en beslis iets vir alle fans, asook almal wat van klerasie met ’n kwinkslag hou. Wat is dan nou beter as om na jou gunsteling radiostasie te luister en nou ook unieke klere van OFM te kan dra?

CLOSET – ’n splinternuwe inisiatief waardeur OFM verskeie items te koop aan al ons luisteraars gaan aanbied. Hierdie unieke winkel word eksklusief by Graan SA se NAMPO Oesdag vanaf 16 tot 19 Mei 2023 aangebied!

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OFM promotes Sales Manager to Sales and Marketing Manager, recruits Brand Manager

OFM – the sound of your life – has announced the promotion of one of its own to the position of Sales and Marketing Manager and the recruitment of a Brand Manager.

Effective immediately, Anchen Lintvelt, will take on the role of Sales and Marketing Manager. In this new position, Anchen will oversee the sales and marketing departments, developing and implementing strategies to drive revenue growth and increase market share.

OFM has also welcomed Bianca Smit, a seasoned marketing professional, as the new Brand Manager.

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Central Media Group supports Free State Arts

The central region has over many decades been an important hub for the development of the performing arts. Many of South Africa’s greatest thespians have been proud to call the Free State home and have moved through the hallowed halls of the renowned Performing Arts Center of the Free State (Pacofs) in Bloemfontein, considered one of the best theatre facilities in the country.

Such a proud institution, however, needs continued support from the community and the business fraternity to continue to deliver the important service of the development of those in the creative industry and the upliftment of communities through art and culture.

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OFM versterk die klank van NAMPO Oesdag

OFM is trots om aan te kondig dat hy terugkeer as die amptelike mediavennoot van Graan SA se NAMPO Oesdag vir 2023.

Afrika se grootste landbouskou vind van Dinsdag 16 tot Vrydag 19 Mei 2023 by NAMPO Park, net buite Bothaville, plaas.

In 2022 was hierdie geleentheid ‘n reuse sukses. NAMPO het gespog met 73 000 besoekers, 800 uitstallers – waarvan 150 nuut was – en 925 besoekers het deur die lugruim inbeweeg – dit het 335 vliegtuie en 70 helikopters ingesluit!

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New voices on OFM from April

OFM has earmarked 2023 as ‘showtime’ and will introduce some fresh voices to the lineup from 1 April 2023.

One of the most exciting additions is the return of an old favourite to augment OFM’s existing classic pop offering on Sundays. Christie Hansen, a well-known Central South African voice, who also broadcast on OFM for 17 years, moves in behind the mic, Sundays 12:00 – 16:00, during ‘Classic Sundays’. This programme will be a continuation of radio veteran Tony Blewitt’s retro music offering from 09:00 – 12:00.

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OFM’s Shandor ‘living in a box’ in celebration of Bloem Show’s 140th birthday

Known for not shying away from donning boxing gloves or traversing a mountain range, OFM’s Good Morning Breakfast host, Shandor Potgieter, takes on a new challenge – ‘living in a box’ for 140 hours.

Potgieter will live in a display cubicle, decked out as a ‘Show House’, in the Protea Hall at Bloem Show from 27 April until 3 May 2023.

This is all in celebration of the institution’s 140th year of existence.

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OFM School of Podcasting opens April 2023

In an ever-changing landscape of audio production and consumption, OFM is leading the way and opening access to technology and platforms for citizen podcasters to be heard.

“The belief is that experts, or celebrities and influencers, are the only people to have podcasts. I say: ‘No.’ My view is that anyone who wants to be heard should be given the opportunity to publish. OFM is going to open those doors,” says Nick Efstathiou, CEO of the Central Media Group.

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O-dition Winner Announced!

On Wednesday 8 March 2023, the 25-year-old Michael Ndabandaba from Klerksdorp was announced on the Good Morning Breakfast as the grand prize winner of the OFM O-dition presenter search.

He was a favourite with OFM’s judges as well as the audience after he showcased his presenting talents alongside Pulane Nel-Sekepe on At Lunch on the afternoon of Friday 3 March.

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O-dition Final Five Announced!

Photo (f.l.t.r): Tatum Williams, Michael Ndabandaba, Janrie de Lange, Cavall Burgess, Anny Bruyns

After listening attentively to the voice tests of more than 400 entrants and travelling 2 840 kilometres to eight cities in four provinces, the OFM O-dition voice talent search enters its final phase.

The panel of judges has selected five finalists, who will vie for the grand prize worth R50 000, which includes: R10 000 cash, a laptop, a media practitioner broadcast kit, a three-month presenter contract and mentorship from OFM’s current presenters.

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