Zizo Beda bags prime time radio slot

A “consistent” decline in listeners has led to major reshuffling at uMhlobo Wenene FM’s afternoon drive show.

Umhlobo Wenene FM’s Zizo Tshwete says she is ready to grow with a new team as she prepares to take on the afternoon drive show alonside Reggie Solani and Amaza Ntshanga.Picture SOWETAN LIVE

The station announced the changes to the show through a statement explaining that current host KCI had been “moved” to the late night weekend show.

“Consistent audience decline in the afternoon drive has necessitated changes in the show as from 1 July 2017. Amaza Ntshanga‚ Zizo Tshwete and Reggie Solani will take over the show. KCI August has been moved to Jaiva Mzantsi which is a weekend show that is on air on Friday and Saturday from 10pm until 11pm‚” the station said in a statement.

Speaking to TshisaLIVE‚ Zizo said she was excited at the opportunity to grow with a new team.

“The preparation work includes a bigger team of people. We are open to hearing each other’s ideas and that is a good foundation for finding the most suitable content for our show‚” Zizo said.

Zizo‚ who has been with the Port Elizabeth-based station for several years said that she has fallen in love with radio.

“Radio is immediate and engagement is so organic. I love that every single day is different and that through this platform we are able to facilitate really important conversations‚” she added.


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