Cape Talk is an African radio station found in Cape Town, South Africa. Its coverage reaches all over the Western Cape. It is a commercial radio channel that airs on AM band. Cape Talk 567 AM features news, sports, business, phone-in-debates, actuality programming, and talk shows. It is a No. 1 broadcasting radio network of the town. Established in 1997, Primedia Broadcasting owns the network. The current slogan of the station is “Join the conversation.” Previously, it airs with its famous slogan, “Your No. 1 News and Talk Station”. Talk Radio 702, KFM 94.5, and 947 are sister stations of the network. ”947” radio network is a formerly Highveld Stereo.
History of Cape Talk 567 AM:
The radio started its independent transmission in 2007. It broadcasted from Bree Street that was the first home of the station. Later, Presenter John Maytham welcomed the first broadcasting of the station at Cape Town. The studios of the station are currently situated at Suite 7d, near Somerset Square, Highfield Road, Greenpoint, Cape Town. The station was reset on another location when Primedia (PTY) Ltd. also owned KFM in 2006.
Charity and Social Events:
It sponsors and hosts social events to promote the charity. Such types of events include The Cape Talk Fire Relief Fund. The aim of the event to raise the fund of R1, 25 million for managing fire services in the city. It was held when the fire caught the area on Table Mountain in the town.
Another most appreciating activity the station conducted was the Cape Talk Silence the Violence Walk for Peace. In this walk, round about 3000 natives of the town participated. This walk was to raise voice against crime and terrorism in the city.
The station built 28 homes for poor communities after generating R1, 12 million. With R250 000 funds and 19 000 blankets, it also helped the people affected by floods.
Major Presenters and DJs:
The network possesses a range of talented and dedicated presenters who host different shows. These presenters include Sara-Jayne King, Pippa Hudson, Africa Melane, John Maytham, Stephen Grootes, Kieno Kammies, and Marc Lewis. The expert DJs of the station include Stephen Grootes, Kieno Kammies, Udo Carelse, Africa Melane, and Redi Thlabi.
Programming of the station emphasizes on news updates, talk shows, informative programs, and Sports events. The station also offers overnight live streaming. It offers 24 hours a day services throughout the week. The significant shows include Weekend Breakfast, Saturday Early, and The Money Show.
Algoa FM, Jacaranda FM, Radio 573, Gagasi FM, Munghana Lonene FM, and Good Hope FM are the competitor radio stations.
Postal Address Private Bag 567, Vlaeberg, 8018, South Africa
Physical Address Somerset Square, Suite 7D, 7 Highfield, Road Cape Town
Studio Line No: +27 21 446 0 567
SMS Line No: 31567
WhatsApp Line No: 072 567 1 567
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/CapeTalk
Twitter Account: https://twitter.com/CapeTalk
Official website: http://www.capetalk.co.za/