Liberty Radio Awards 2019

Date: Apr 15, 2019

UWFM scoops awards







UMhlobo Wenene FM takes home 7 awards at Liberty Radio Awards


On the 13th of April 2019, the Liberty Radio Awards ceremony was held at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg. This event recognises radio talent, awards on-air personalities and stations that immensely contribute towards bettering our society. Amongst the great SABC radio stations, UMhlobo Wenene FM proved to be in a class of its own as they scooped 7 awards including The Station of the Year (PBS).

“20 years working on radio doing what I love and passionate about, it feels great to get recognition.” Amaza said after walking on stage to receive his award as Best Afternoon Drive Presenter. Lungiswa Haarmans better known as ‘Mamcirha’ shares the same sentiments as it is the first time that Khanya Gqiyazana which airs from 09:00 – 12:00 every Monday -Friday receives an award for Daytime show. IiKwayala Eziphambili hosted by Bulelani Koyo every Sunday from 13:00 – 15:00 took home, Best Music Show. At the same time, Ezemidlalo which airs on weekends (15:00 – 18:00) also received the best Sport Show.

Liberty Radio Awards also honoured two radio giants, Mr Mbulelo Ngewu and Mr Zolani Bongco. They have an impressive journey in the radio sector and still work at UMhlobo Wenene FM. The night was amazing and top it all was when UMhlobo Wenene FM was called on stage to receive the Biggest award for the 3td time in 5 years, “Station of the year 2019”.

“It feels so great to be recognised as the best in the Industry especially in the most competitive environment under which we work. This is a confirmation of the power of unity, dedication and hard work that pays of through recognition like these. I am particularly humbled by being part of this winning team as a leader.”- says Mr Mnci who is the station manager and Acting Provincial General Manager in the Eastern Cape.

Congratulations to all the winners and a word of gratitude to everyone at the station for making Umhlobo Wenene FM the leader in the industry.

uMhlobo Wenene FM Marketing



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