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Hot 91.9 FM, Tuks FM and Kaya FM win big at Liberty Radio Awards 2019


Hot 91.9 FM, Tuks FM and Kaya FM win big at Liberty Radio Awards 2019

Congrats to all the winners


The Liberty Radio Awards took place this past weekend (Saturday, 13 April 2019) acknowledging the top performers in the South African radio industry.

The annual awards programme which draws entries from all sectors of the radio industry is regarded as the “Oscars” of South African radio and the stars of the radio industry were out in full force to celebrate.



HOT 91.9 FM station was one of the big winners for the night, while Campus Station of the Year was awarded to Tuks FM 107.2, and SABC’s Umhlobo Wenene FM walked away with PBS Station of the Year.


Kaya FM 95.9 scooped Commercial Station of the Year, and Ligwalagwala FM took the My Station – Most Votes award.

Check out the entire list below & Congrats to all the winners:

                                                   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)


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 Sports 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


Hall of Fame Inductees

  • Hall of Fame Inductees
  • Rodney Trudgeon
  • Greg Maloka
  • Mpho Nefale
  • Denzil Taylor
  • Heinrich Marnitz
  • Alan Maker
  • Kid Nkayi
  • Zolani Mark Bongco



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