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Zizo Beda bags prime time radio slot

04 July 2017 - 11:56 By TshisaLIVE
Zizo Beda will now be the main host of the afternoon drive time show on uMhlobo Wenene.
Zizo Beda will now be the main host of the afternoon drive time show on uMhlobo Wenene.
Image: Via Zizo Beda's Instagram

A "consistent" decline in listeners has led to major reshuffling at uMhlobo Wenene FM's afternoon drive show. 

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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