Look out for our Bush Radio Madiba day volunteers roaming Victoria Road handing out soup and bread today.
We’ll be broadcasting live from the corner of Victoria Main Road and Hares Avenue, Woodstock between 12 -2pm. Feel free to pay us a visit and grab a bite! (First come first served)
Bush Radio and Sakhisizwe – Building the Nation, Bou die Nasie.
Thank you to all who entered the Bush Radio, Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel & Spa and Fair Cape competition.
- Talitha Gympies -Matroosfontein
- Odile Finotti – Parklands
- Natasha Petersen – Deep River
- Lynne Morland – Crawford
- Ndileka Moyake – Gugulethu
- Steve Norman – Elsies River
Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel & Spa will be hosting a Knit-off and they invite anyone to participate by showing up between 11am and 4pm and spending 67 minutes knitting squares which will be used to make blankets and then sent to the Little Fighters Cancer Trust.
In addition to the 67 minutes, Mandela Rhodes and Fair Cape are also offering Bush Radio listeners the chance to win big! 5 Fair Cape hampers worth R150 each are up for grabs as well as a two night stay at the Mandela Rhodes Place Hotel & Spa for one lucky couple (meals not included).
To stand a chance of winning in this lucky draw you need to answer the following question: who is the recipient of the blankets that will be made on Mandela day?
To enter: sms your NAME + SURNAME, the keyword MANDELA and the answer to 32158.
Lines close at 9am on Friday 18 July. Winners will be announced on the Morning Cruise (9am – 12pm) on the same day.
This is a lucky draw so enter as many times as you can to stand a chance winning one of these awesome prizes.
SMS cost R1, free messages do not apply.
These speakers are small but powerful and come in a range of awesome colours and have up to a ten metre range from any bluetooth connection. (Check out the video below)
They look exactly like coffee mugs and because of the carabineer handle, these speakers can be attached to bags, keys etc.
Easy to setup, the 4 hour rechargeable Espresso battery is charged via micro USB cable which gives the listener the freedom of listening to their favourite tunes for hours on end.
If you would like to stand a chance of winning one of these speakers courtesy of Phoenix Distribution ZA and Bush Radio, all you need to do is sms the keyword “speaker” + your NAME and SURNAME to 32158 .
Lines close at 3pm on Friday the 11th July 2014.
The winner will be announced during Everyday People (4-7pm) on 11 July 2014. This is a lucky draw so enter often to increase your chances of winning.
Sms’ cost R1 and free minutes to not apply.
At the end of last month Bush Radio took leave of two its trainees at the station. This is in line with the station mission of preparing members of the community to engage with and/or work in media.
Danielle Buise who hosted and produced the Morning Cruise moves on to be part of an SABC radio station and Busisiwe Mtabane who histed and produced Sakhisizwe joins the Right2Know campaign as as communications co-ordinator.
We wish both Busi and Danielle well with their future endeavours.
Due to the amount of support we’ve been getting for playing local music on Bush Radio 89.5FM the Cape Town Top 5 has now become the Cape Town Top 10!
Still running in the same format and slot on Everyday People (Thursday @ 4pm) the CT Top 10 now becomes an hour long feature on the show.
How to vote:
Check out Everyday People every Thursday when we bring you the Cape Town TOP 10 starting at 4pm, showcasing the tracks from Cape Town’s best artists.
If you like it and want to keep the tracks in the CT TOP10 chart, all you need to do is VOTE.
SMS the word TOP10 + the artist to 32158*.
Let’s support and encourage our local artists and musicians
All songs featured on the CT TOP 10 will be placed in the Bush Radio playlist for regular airplay
*R1 per SMS and free minutes do not apply.
** Cape Town artists wishing to submit their tracks for consideration can do so c/o the Music Co-ordinator. Send it to P.O. Box 13290, Mowbray 7705 or via mp3 to Music@Bushradio **
*** A weekend version of the chart show is also in development – If you are interested in hosting the Saturday version of the Cape Town Top 10 send an audio demo (no more than 5 minutes) to the Programme Integrator via email by the 27 June 2014.***
Bush Radio 89.5fm is offering several fulltime internship positions for those interested in getting into media.
Please read the requirements below carefully – should the information be incomplete or incorrect, your application will not be considered.
Curious, adventurous, always looking for a story, willing to hunt down a source, hungry to learn, energetic, able to speak, write and read in English & Afrikaans/Xhosa, willing to explore new frontiers in media?
Would you like to…
Record sound, conduct interviews, compile bulletins, read bulletins, take pictures, record video, cover events, test your skills LIVE to a listening and online audience of over 375 000 people, generate interview ideas, liaise with guests, assist presenter, research, package and present, liaise with listeners regarding programme, updating blogs/websites, present as needed / capable, participate in outside broadcasts or events, build your career and profile?
No formal qualifications are required but the candidates must be computer literate and understand, write and read English and one other indigenous language.
You will be required full-time (ie Monday – Friday) or shifts (06h00 – 14h00 and 10h00 –18h00 –including weekend and public holiday shifts depending on the area you are placed.
You will not receive payment! This is a volunteer internship at Africa’s leading community radio station. Training allowance of R500 per month for 3 months (probation), increased to R 1000 thereafter, non-negotiable for 9 months.
Shortlisted candidates will be put through a combination written test (for computer skills, language, general knowledge) and a voice test.
How to submit your application:
- Only emailed applications will be considered.
- In the subject line clearly state: Intern June 2014
- Motivation letter (minimum 500 words)
- CV with at least 2 contactable references
- Any documentation (certificates/portfolio etc) to assist application
- All applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application deadline: 17 June 2014 @ 12h00
Bush Radio reserves the right not to make an appointment – Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted – No correspondence will be entered into.
The Rantho-Letsebe Award for Radio is conferred in honour of Tshepo Rantho and Harry Mtshana Letsebe. Rantho and Letsebe were two of the pioneers of community media who, among other outstanding contributions, were at the forefront of the initial process leading to the Community Media 2000 Conference in 1995 and played a role in the development of the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) Act of 2002 and the MDDA Regulations.