Primedia scoops 34 nominations at the 2021 South African Radio Awards

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  • Primedia Broadcasting has been recognised with 34 nominations at the 2021 South African Radio Awards. 
  • "The listeners of my show are the true heroes, they are active participants in the creation of the show," said Bongani Bingwa, host of 702 Breakfast with Bongani Bingwa. 
  • Winners will be announced virtually on Friday, 16 July 2021.


947, 702, Kfm 94.5, CapeTalk and Eyewitness News received 34 nominations at the 2021 South African Radio Awards. 

Notable accolades include 947's refreshed breakfast show Anele and the Club - a finalist in the Best Breakfast Show and Breakfast Show Presenter categories. Similarly, 702 scooped ten nods after rebranding and introducing a new line-up in October 2020. 

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Speaking to Channel24, Bongani Bingwa, host 702 Breakfast with Bongani Bingwa, said: "The acknowledgement from my peers and industry is massive -  but the listeners of my show are the true heroes, they are active participants in the creation of the show and content and I share this recognition with them."

In the Western Cape, Kfm 94.5 received the most nominations in Cape Town, with multiple shows identified as finalists in the Radio Innovation category. 

New community initiative, Kfm Teacher of the Year, is also a finalist in two categories. CapeTalk and Eyewitness News have been acknowledged in four categories. 

SEE THE FULL LIST OF NOMINEES HERE 

Reacting to the performance, Chairman of Primedia Broadcasting Geraint Crwys-Williams said: "We are thrilled to have been shortlisted across a variety of categories. Radio continues to have an amazing ability to connect people, especially in times of crisis.

"Through our all-star line-up and deep understanding of our audiences we were able to continue our strong and trusted relationship with our listeners over a very difficult year. They were able to share their personal realities with us, but also come to us for top entertainment and information. Our listeners are the heroes - they inspire our work and are at the heart of this industry recognition." 

The South African Radio Awards winners will be announced virtually on Friday, 16 July 2021. 

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