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Heart FM's Nick Feinberg named Sports Presenter of the Year at 2020 Radio AwardsHeart FM is proud to announce Nick Feinberg's industry recognition at the 2020 Radio Awards - announced online this past Friday due to the Covid-19 lockdown. In light of the government's declared state of disaster and the collective national efforts to combat the spread of coronavirus Covid-19, the Radio Awards gala dinner - which was initially scheduled to take place in Sandton on 18 April 2020 - was replaced with an online winners' announcement on Friday, 17 April. 21 Apr 2020 Read more

Cape Town's 'boy next door' takes us home with a happy heartIf you live in Cape Town and aren't familiar with his smooth voice, infectious laugh and generous heart, surely, you've been living under a ROC after all these years! The award-winning presenter Ryan O'Connor - or 'ROC' as he is affectionately known - has dominated the airwaves for 21 years on some of the Mother City's best-loved radio stations. His most recent career move sees him join Heart FM with an all-new Drive Show, weekdays 3-6pm. 2 Mar 2020 Read more

Women at HeartThis past Women's Month (August) Heart FM once again, pulled off an extravaganza for its female listeners. The highly anticipated Women at Heart event is one of the most sought after in the Mother City and this year saw tickets sell out in a record time of no more than 10 minutes after the sales went live, which left many disappointed and disgruntled at the fact. 4 Sep 2019 Read more

Heart FM's initiative, 16 Days for Youth aims to highlight the plight of those making a differenceThe annual 16 Days for Youth initiative, spearheaded by local radio station, Heart FM, ended on a high this past weekend on Youth Day in Phillipi where the team joined Play Sport for Life, a non-profit organization which aims to improve the lives and well-being of our disadvantaged communities by providing athletic opportunities and using sports as a vehicle for a healthier lifestyle. 19 Jun 2019 Read more

Heart FM listeners and fans treated to 12 hours of non-stop entertainmentNewlands Cricket Stadium was a true celebration of South Africa on Saturday, 9 February 2019, where the annual Heart Cape Town Music Festival took place for its second consecutive year. Tickets sold out within six weeks and over 10,000 people were treated to 12 hours of uninterrupted entertainment from some of South Africa's biggest acts. Recognised on the City of Cape Town's official Events Calendar, this music festival offers one of the most inclusive line-ups of artists on one stage, on one day - a true reflection of Cape Town and its diverse demographic. 18 Feb 2019 Read more

Sun International's partnership with Heart FM proves to be a glittering successOn 26 January 2019 the Sun Met hosted close to 12,000 race enthusiasts, fashionistas and VIPs at Kenilworth Racecourse at what can only be described as Africa's "Richest" Race Day. Sun International, now in its third year of sponsorship of this event, has hailed it as its most successful race day to date, largely due to the broadcast partnership with Heart FM. 1 Feb 2019 Read more

Heart Music Festival 2019 - More than just the musicFollowing its successful inaugural event, Heart FM is proud to announce the Heart Cape Town Music Festival will take place on the 9th of February in 2019 at Newlands Cricket Stadium. Confirmed artists already include the likes of Jimmy Nevis, Youngsta CPT, Dr Victor and the Rasta Rebels, Emo Adams, Mango Groove, Freshly Ground, Micasa, Lady Zamar, Shekhinah, Goodluck and AKA, to name a few. 26 Oct 2018 Read more

Heart FM comes of age and steps into its next life cycle with confidenceLast month Heart FM reached a milestone, celebrating 21 years on air. With this "coming of age" brings about some exciting changes as the station matures. The success of this station has been a combination of key factors: exciting content, faithful listenership and a massive focus on community outreach throughout the Western Cape. However, the executive committee has identified key individuals to take the station to even greater heights in the coming years and are confident that the management shift will bring about progressive change. 17 Oct 2018 Read more

Heart FM presenters to brave the cold for blanket collection driveCape Town has been experiencing some of the heaviest rains in the last few weeks following months of a lengthy drought, bringing with it icy cold temperatures affecting the most vulnerable in the city. As a means of bringing awareness to those less fortunate and in an effort to collect much needed blankets for warmth this winter, Heart FM's presenters have pledged to spend the evening of Tuesday 10 July 2018, braving the elements. 10 Jul 2018 Read more

Thank you, Western Cape!Thank you, Western Cape, for allowing us into your communities during our 16 Days for Youth Journey. 13 Jun 2018 Read more

Heart FM closes its doors to lend a helping handAs Youth Month kicks off, Heart FM will be paying homage to the youth of the Western Cape with its 16 Days For Youth initiative to uplift and lend a hand in communities where help is most needed. The initiative started in 2016 undertaking youth focussed projects cross province, taking the microphone to the heart of communities, giving them a voice and making a difference while doing so. 1 Jun 2018 Read more

Tracey Lange leaves her Heart behindThe 9-12 show on Heart FM becomes a lot less boisterous and bubbly this week, as host Tracey Lange presents her last show on the station. Tracey, who joined the station three years ago, will be hanging up her headphones and heading straight to set. Over the last few years the radio personality has become more in demand in the TV world and this will be a strong focus for her brand over the next while. 16 Mar 2018 Read more

Heart FM to host Standard Bank Business BreakfastHeart FM has partnered with South Africa's largest financial services institution by assets, to present the latest instalment of the Standard Bank Business Breakfast Series on 28 November 2017 at the Westin Hotel Grand Ballroom. 16 Nov 2017 Read more

Heart FM launches Heart Cape Town Music FestivalHeart FM is set to host one of the biggest music festivals in the Western Cape on 10 February 2018 at the Newlands Cricket Stadium. The Heart Cape Town Music Festival will see 22 top South African acts on one stage including hip-hop superstar AKA and the legendary Mango Groove to name but a few. 20 Oct 2017 Read more

Jeremy Harris joins Heart FMOn Monday, 7 August 2017, #Drive326 will welcome a new member to the popular afternoon drive show - well-known sport anchor Jeremy Harris. Jeremy is no stranger to the airwaves, he is one of the most experienced sports anchors in the country, who most recently completed an eight year stint with competitor radio station KFM. 1 Aug 2017 Read more

From radio star to soapie darlingHeart FM's Tracey Lange makes debut on Afrikaans soapie Suidooster 8 Jun 2017 Read more

Moving the microphone to the heart of the communitiesHeart FM shuts down broadcast studio for 16 days to undertake youth-focused projects 1 Jun 2017 Read more

Jenny Morris a.k.a. the Giggling Gourmet joins Heart FM Talent ManagementOne of South Africa's best-loved celebrity chefs, Jenny Morris, also known as "The Giggling Gourmet", has joined Heart FM. Jenny, a household name in culinary circles, will feature on the Cape's biggest breakfast show #HeartBreakfast every Thursday morning just after 8am. 30 Nov 2016 Read more

Heart FM partners with 1st for Women to celebrate Women At HeartIn celebration of Women's Month, Heart FM will once again be treating its female listeners to an afternoon of entertainment, glamour, decadence and pampering at the annual Women At Heart event. The premier event will once again be taking place at the picturesque Lookout at the V&A Waterfront on 13 August 2016. For the first time in the history of the event, the radio station has a headline sponsor on board in the form of women-focused insurer, 1st for Women. 10 Aug 2016 Read more

16 Days For Youth - Bringing change in Western Cape communitiesRadio station reflects on travels across the province 29 Jun 2016 Read more

Heart FM shuts down broadcast studio for 16 daysRadio station travels across the province to undertake youth-focused projects 1 Jun 2016 Read more

Heart FM teams up with Newborns Groote Schuur Trust to save premature babiesMore than a million babies are born in South Africa every year and one in seven of those are born premature with many not making it past their first 28 days of life. Babies who would have died a few decades ago survive today due to specialist care received in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) worldwide. While there are many factors associated with premature birth, in many cases the exact cause is unknown meaning any pregnant woman might be at risk. 5 Feb 2016 Read more

Feel good with #Drive326 on Heart FMA recent survey has revealed that Cape Town has the most congested traffic in the country and that commuters could spend up to 40 days a year in traffic. With Heart FM's #Drive326, this commute could be less stressful and more feel good as host Suga, Mark Marshall on Sport and Jo-Dee Butler on Traffic keep you company between 3-6pm every week day on your drive home. 11 Nov 2015 Read more

Heart FM writes a story of joy for underprivileged children of Cape TownThis holiday season, Heart FM, Game and the non-profit organisation, Newkidz on The Block, will be writing a story of joy for underprivileged children of the Western Cape. In the lead-up to Christmas the organisations will be collecting toys as part of the Game Toy Story campaign for children in need. 30 Oct 2015 Read more

The Sport Marshall returns to Heart FMMark Marshall joins Suga on #Drive326 4 Sep 2015 Read more

Heart FM and Gagasi FM announce partnership with Mediamark in Gauteng onlyHeart FM and Gagasi FM have appointed media sales house Mediamark as the strategic sales partner in the Gauteng region to further enhance the brands beyond FM. The partnership took effect on the 1st of August 2015 and will replace the contract previously held by United Stations. 6 Aug 2015 Read more

This Mandela Day, Saturday, 18 July 2015, Heart FM DJ's will give 67 minutes of their time to help the people of the Nomzamo Township near Strand, by painting their homes with fire retardant paint. Every year countless homes in informal settlements are destroyed by raging fires, often leading to the loss of life or severe injury. 17 Jul 2015 Read more

Heart FM commemorates Youth Month with #HeartBeats4YouthThis June Heart FM will not only celebrate but get in touch with the youth of the Western Cape to make a real difference. On Monday, 1 June, the station kicked off its #HeartBeats4Youth campaign which aims to touch the lives of individuals one-on-one. 4 Jun 2015 Read more

Heart FM Sport kicks it up a notch with Feinberg on FootballMulti-award-winning sports anchor, Nick Feinberg presents new football show on Heart FM 25 May 2015 Read more

Heart FM says goodbye to Nick Feinberg on air as he steps into creative roleNick Feinberg's outspoken nature may have landed him in some hot water a couple of times over the last 17 years, but his personality and wit has won over the hearts of listeners making him one of the most loved sport presenters in Cape Town. 5 May 2015 Read more

On The Couch moves to new timeslot on Heart 104.9FMAs of 14 March 2015 listeners will awake to an extended Saturday Breakfast with Tapfuma Makina which will now run from 06:00 to 10:00 am. What's more is the crazy bunch from On The Couch featuring Martin Myers and a guy only known as Flapper, will entertain you between 9:00 and 10:00. 6 Mar 2015 Read more

On Monday 2 March 2015, Heart 104.9FM listeners will wake up to a little bit of a shake-up. While they will still awake to the Heart Breakfast team presented by Aden Thomas, Julian Naidoo and Tapfuma Makina, a fresh new voice moves in behind the microphone between 9:00 and 12:00. 26 Feb 2015 Read more

Tracey Lange joins the Heart 104.9FM familyHeart 104.9FM listeners will hear a fresh new voice on the airwaves from 2 March 2015 as TV presenter and well known media personality Tracey Lange moves in behind the microphone to present the 9:00 to 12:00 mid-morning show. Known for her infectious energy, she is a self-confessed triple-B girl - Lange is bright, bold and bubbly with a boisterous laugh that gives her away every time. 5 Feb 2015 Read more

Heart 104.9FM is pleased to announce the appointment of Renee Redelinghuys as the new Managing Director of the station. Redelinghuys has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in the radio broadcast industry, having previously spent time at YFM, Radmark, SABC and KFM. She joined Heart Heart 104.9FM in 2007 and has served as the Sales Manager of the station for the last 5 years. During this period, she also formed an integral part of the overall management team of the station. 17 Dec 2014 Read more

What Heart's tracking todayHeart 104.9FM News is committed to delivering what Cape Town wants to know in a manner that is relevant, accurate, fair and balanced. We bring you the newsmakers, the headline-stealers, and everything you need to know, to be informed about what is happening. 13 May 2014 Read more

Heart 104.9FM, Cape Town's beat received a record six nominations for the MTN Radio Awards 2012. In the national station categories, Heart 104.9FM takes nomination for Programme Innovation Award, Mel Jones takes nominee for the Programme Concept Award, Saskia Falken host of the Mid-Morning Mix was selected for Daytime Presenter Award, Paul Playdon for the Music Presenter Award and Tapfuma Makina for the Sport Show category. 2 Apr 2012 Read more

Heart 104.9FM unforgettable 6th Birthday BashOver a thousand Heart 104.9FM 'Cape Town's beat' listeners celebrated the radio station's sixth birthday at an unforgettable Birthday Bash that took place in the city on Friday, 25 February 2012. Heart 104.9FM teamed up with the stunning Trinity nightclub to create an exceptional sold-out party experience. Guests got into the spirit of the 'sexy rock star' theme, partying like rock stars from sunset until the early hours of the next morning. 5 Mar 2012 Read more

Heart 104.9FM celebrates turning six in styleHeart 104.9FM, 'Cape Town's beat', invites listeners to celebrate their sixth annual Birthday Bash on 25 February 2012. 14 Feb 2012 Read more

First Day Fly In Competition 2012Khyler Johnson (Grade 1) was the lucky winner of this year's First Day Fly in competition. 11 Jan 2012 Read more

On Saturday, the 15th of October, the annual Heart 104.9FM Style Workshop, in association with DSTV, Old Mutual and Foschini, takes place at the exclusive Upper Eastside Hotel in Woodstock, Cape Town. 14 Oct 2011 Read more

Cape Town's Beat kickstarts the season with the Heart Squad Celebrity Soccer DayOn Saturday the 1st of October 2011, the Heart Squad Celebrity Soccer Day provided a day of soccer action and fun activities for families in the first weekend of the school holidays. 4 Oct 2011 Read more

On Saturday, the 1st of October 2011, the Heart Squad Celebrity Soccer Day will provide fun and interactive activities for families during the school holidays. Aptly named because South African soccer legends, musicians and radio DJs will attend to support the campaign, it is a great way to get the ball rolling in creating awareness of this year's Heart Squad soccer clinics. They begin in November and are part of Heart 104.9FM's continued dedication to post-World Cup soccer development in Cape Town. 22 Sep 2011 Read more

Cape Town's Beat braved the icy Atlantic to celebrate the change of season and create awareness for water safety.Spring has sprung and Heart 104.9FM DJs, local celebrities and members of the public donned their Speedos and took a dip in the freezing cold waters of the Atlantic. The 2011 Heart 104.9FM Spring Dip is brought to you by Fresh Stop and took place bright and early on Thursday 1 September, traditionally known as the first day of spring. It is a practice which has been carried out for the last three years and promotes water safety in South Africa. 9 Sep 2011 Read more

South Africa's largest daily newspaper falls for a hilarious practical joke by Heart 104.9FM's mischievous breakfast show team. 25 Jul 2011 Read more

Heart 104.9FM, or 'Cape Town's Beat', is building a solid reputation for being one of the country's most caring and socially conscious radio stations. Recent charitable initiatives run by the station include the 'Mommy and Me Walk' in association with the Canal Walk Foundation, The Toy Run; Kite Festival and the 'Heart Squad' soccer clinics and teams. Now, the station's CSI division 'Show Your Heart' will once again be helping needy kids by putting their hearts and voices behind a local charitable cause. Heart 104.9FM in association with local non-profit organisation (NPO) Newkidz on the Block and the MySchool Fundraising Programme, is aiming to raise awareness for another worthwhile cause by completing an 'extreme makeover' of part of a children's home in Khayelitsha, an impoverished township located outside Cape Town. 30 Jun 2011 Read more

Straight-talking, no-nonsense TV and radio personality Randall Abrahams will share his expert opinion on the topic of 'The Resilience and Dynamic Energy of Radio' in a series of national roadshow presentations to the local media industry sponsored by Heart 104.9FM and Gagasi 99.5FM. 30 May 2011 Read more

One of the country's most controversial on-air personalities hosted the glamourous MTN South African Music Awards (or SAMA's) at Montecasino in Johannesburg on Saturday 21 May. Heart 104.9FM Breakfast Show DJ Phat Joe is known for his sharp wit, mischievous sense of humour and 'tell it like it is' outspoken approach. 24 May 2011 Read more

Great turn-out again Heart for Heart 104.9FM Mommy and Me WalkThis Mother's Day weekend Canal Walk shopping centre was buzzing with more than 600 moms, 1000 children and many supportive dads and grandparents who came for the Heart 104.9FM Mommy and Me Walk in association with DSTV CBeebies. Moms and their little ones participated in a relaxed 1.6km walk on Saturday, 7th May with mom and on-air personality, Saskia Falken leading the pack with her toddler Ella St. Claire for a good cause. 11 May 2011 Read more

This Mother's Day hundreds of moms and kids will grab their takkies and head out to Canal Walk for a morning of fun and laughter in aid of the Canal Walk foundation charities. The Heart 104.9FM Mommy and Me Walk, on the calendar for Saturday 7 May, is a short 1.6 km walk in and around the shopping centre - the place moms love best. 26 Apr 2011 Read more

Thirty-two-year-old Mitchell's Plain resident, Jonathan Müller, and vibrant twenty-four-year-old Goodwood resident, Phumelelani Mayongo, have won the Cash Crusaders So You Think You Can Mix? competition on Heart 104.9FM. The two winning DJs have won state-of-the-art DJ-ing equipment, mentoring by some of Cape Town's most prominent DJs such as Diggy Bongz and Peter A, as well as exposure on Cape Town's Beat, Heart 104.9FM. 11 Apr 2011 Read more

DJ Suga adding some spice to Heart 104.9FMDJ Suga will be adding some spice to the 19:00 to 22:00 slot on Heart 104.9FM. She settled into her new saddle at Heart 104.9FM on Monday the 4th of April. 8 Apr 2011 Read more

Heart 104.9FM hosts the wedding of South Africa's first gay reality wedding show!The V&A Waterfront in Cape Town played host to one of the most glamorous gay weddings the city has ever seen on Saturday 26 March 2011. This was the culmination of an on air reality wedding show presented by Phat Joe's daily breakfast show (6-9am) on Heart 104.9FM in which male contestants could enter and stand a chance to find their soul mate in the Two Guys and a Wedding competition. 29 Mar 2011 Read more

The wedding is on! Lekker Larry proposes to Hastige Hendrik live on Phat Joe's breakfast showLekker Larry sung his proposal to Hastige Hendrik live on Phat Joe's breakfast show yesterday morning. 16 Mar 2011 Read more

Meet Heart104.9FM's 2 Guys and a Wedding Groom and his 5 eligbible bachelorsThings heat up on gay reality wedding show as the wedding proposal date draws nearer! Heart104.9FM's breakfast DJ, Phat Joe, revealed the first Groom in the Two Guys and a Wedding competition as 35 year old, hopeless romantic, Lekker Larry (pseudonym). He has now introduced him to all five potential soul mates on air to find the perfect match in anticipation for his live wedding proposal on Phat Joe's breakfast show (6-9am) on Tuesday, 15 March. 11 Mar 2011 Read more

Heart 104.9FM's Saskia Falken nominated for being an inspiration to womenSaskia Falken, well-known presenter of the Mid Morning Mix on Heart 104.9FM, has been nominated as one the Most Influential Women in Business and Government for 2011. CEO magazine is the host of this prestigious event that celebrates the success of women in business. 24 Feb 2011 Read more

Angry mob storms Phat Joe's breakfast showKagiso Lediga, one of SA's top black comedians and creator of the comedy TV series the Pure Monate Show caused chaos in the streets of Cape Town yesterday morning by pulling a prank on Heart 104.9FM's breakfast DJ, Phat Joe, live on air. 22 Feb 2011 Read more

Getting struck by Cupid's arrow may very well take your breath away this Valentine's Day if you are gay, live in Cape Town and listen to Heart104.9FM. The station renowned for representing the richness and diversity of the Mother City will soon reveal the first five contestants in the Two Guys and a Wedding competition. This is the ultimate opportunity for two guys who are looking for true love and partnership to meet their soul mate live on air and celebrate the big day with an all expenses paid fantasy wedding and honeymoon. 7 Feb 2011 Read more

Show some heart and contribute to the gift of lifeFollowing the tremendous success of the Incubator Campaign last year, Heart 104.9FM, Pick n Pay, the Cape Argus and Newborns Trust have once again partnered to provide much-needed incubators to local hospitals. This year I&J and Nedbank also join the initiative as partners. 28 Jan 2011 Read more

Heart 104.9fm joins Let's Mix It team at this year's SuidoosterfeesThe annual Suidoosterfees promises outstanding entertainment, and this year local radio personalities will join the already talented team of the popular show, Let's Mix It. 26 Jan 2011 Read more

Breakfast with Randall AbrahamsBreakfast in Cape Town will not be the same these holidays as Randall Abrahams will keep local listeners and visitors entertained when he stands in for the Phat Joe Breakfast Show on Heart 104.9FM from 16 to 31 December 2010. 13 Dec 2010 Read more

Vasco da Gama players wear hearts on their sleevesVasco da Gama Football Club will be wearing hearts on their sleeves this season, literally. Heart 104.9FM will be supporting Vasco da Gama FC during the 2010/2011 ABSA Premiership and as a result the Vasco da Gama players will be wearing the Heart 104.9FM logo on their left sleeve. 2 Dec 2010 Read more

Celebrity expert Clayton Morar joins Heart 104.9FMSouth Africa's celebrity expert and autograph hunter, Clayton Morar, has joined Heart 104.9FM and will add celebrity buzz to the already entertaining Afternoon Drive show with Diggy Bongz. The Dish with Clayton Morar will be aired from Monday to Friday at 4:50pm giving Heart 104.9FM listeners the latest on celebrity news and gossip. 18 Nov 2010 Read more

MI-3G powered by Qualcomm at AFRICACOM 2010Controversial radio and television presenter Phat Joe has entered into a partnership with Mi-Fone (BVI) Ltd, which will get people talking, literally. The popular Heart 104.9FM Morning Breakfast Show DJ has put his name behind one of Mi-Fone's premium Smartphone handsets, the Mi Q5 - branded as the Mi-Phat Connect. 15 Nov 2010 Read more

Sharks predict a Western Province winHeart 104.9FM Sports Presenter Paul Snodgrass, better known as Snoddie, has turned to the sharks at the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town for a prediction of the Currie Cup Final this weekend. In light of the recent death of Paul the Octopus this week, we might have found a replacement psychic shark right here in South Africa. 29 Oct 2010 Read more

Heart 104.9FM Breakfast Show Sports Presenter Nick Feinberg has won the SAB Programme of the Year Award in the radio category at the 30th SAB Sports Journalist of the Year Awards. 9 Sep 2010 Read more

Celebs and Heart 104.9FM brave the Atlantic for a worthy causeSouth African celebrities joined Heart 104.9FM's Breakfast Show host Phat Joe and the team for an icy dip in the Atlantic Ocean this morning (01 September 2010) for their third annual Spring Dip. The 2010 event, saw Heart 104.9FM partner with leading 24-hour convenience store brand, Freshstop, to not only celebrate the beginning of Spring but also to highlight Lifesaving Western Province (LWP) and the great work that they do and to help raise awareness for water safety. 3 Sep 2010 Read more

Heart 104.9 take to beach for a worthy causeHeart 104.9FM's Breakfast Show host Phat Joe and the team will be shedding their clothes for a good cause on 1 September 2010. The Heart 104.9FM breakfast team and local celebrities will be braving the icy waters of the Atlantic in celebration of Spring Dip - the station's annual outdoor beach event held at Eden on the Bay, Big Bay. 27 Aug 2010 Read more

Irma G joins Heart 104.9FMVeteran radio and club DJ Irma G has joined the Heart 104.9FM family as co-producer of the Point of View Show with Randall Abrahams on a Saturday morning from 9am to 12 noon and host of the Sunday mid-morning show from 10am to 2pm show. She will also be presenting the Heart in the City feature which showcases the latest specials for the week from well known brands. 13 Aug 2010 Read more

So you think you can mix? Search is on for top upcoming DJsThe hunt is on for new talent on the DJ scene. As the Mother City is known for its hot DJs, it also forms the focal point for a search by Heart 104.9 FM and Cash Crusaders for the city's most promising new male and female disc jockey. 5 Aug 2010 Read more

Heart 104.9FM has proven critics wrong with a significant increase in almost all of its shows, as indicated by the recently released SAARF RAMS results. The 2nd RAMS results for 2010 has shown a 23 000 increase in listenership for the station, with the Morning Breakfast show increasing by more than 14%. After the appointment of controversial DJ, Phat Joe, there's been a lot of uncertainty and criticism around the station's decisions for changing its line-up, however since Phat Joe's appointment in December of last year, Heart 104.9FM's Morning Breakfast show enjoyed an increase in listenership, whilst other Cape Town breakfast shows have decreased in audience numbers. 28 Jun 2010 Read more

Western Cape Premier joins Phat Joe for morning walk in support of Bafana BafanaSupporting the newly elected Bafana Bafana squad and celebrating Football Friday, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille joined Heart 104.9FM's Phat Joe and his breakfast show team for a run/walk on Friday, 4 June 2010. The Western Cape's 2010 Coordinator, Dr Laurine Platzky, also joined the group in counting down the last week before the big day. 8 Jun 2010 Read more

Run in support of Bafana BafanaEvery Football Friday, Heart 104.9FM's Phat Joe and the rest of the breakfast team runs/walks in support of Bafana Bafana. 25 May 2010 Read more

Heart 104.9FM Mommy & Me Walk association with Toys R Us - all in a day's walkThis Mother's Day weekend Canal Walk was bustling with 800 moms, 1000 children and many supportive dads and grandparents for the Heart 104.9FM Mommy and Me Walk in association with Toys R Us. Mommies and their little ones participated in a relaxed and entertaining 1.6km walk all for a good cause on Saturday, 8th May. One-year-old mom and on-air personality, Saskia Falken led the pack with her bundle of joy in aid of the Canal Walk Foundation. 18 May 2010 Read more

Heart 104.9FM Mommy & Me Walk association with Toys R Us - all in a day's walkInstead of your weekly trolley dash through Canal Walk, join hundreds of other moms and kids in the Heart 104.9FM Mommy & Me Walk this Mother's Day weekend. These mommies and their little ones will be partaking in a relaxed and entertaining 1.6km walk all for a good cause. New mom and on-air personality, Saskia Falken will be leading the pack with her bundle of joy in aid of the Canal Walk Foundation. 23 Apr 2010 Read more

Loyiso Gola's coming homeMany years ago, a young man born and raised in the township of Gugulethu, Cape Town, rustled up enough money to buy a one-way ticket to Johannesburg to pursue a seemingly impossible dream to become a comedian. Eight years later this young man, now an award-winning comedian, celebrated as one of the country's most gifted comedians, comes back to perform his one-man show in Cape Town for the first time ever. Loyiso Gola is coming home on 30th April! 21 Apr 2010 Read more

Tapfuma steps out of his cage to become a warriorHeart 104.9FM Sports Cage host, Tapfuma Makina, will be taking on the challenge to be crowned the “Ultimate Warrior” on the new reality show on M-Net Action. 19 Mar 2010 Read more

Vodacom Stormers Kick-Off Party 2010Heart 104.9FM listeners had the privilege to present the 2010 Vodacom Stormers team with their new jerseys at the kick-off party held at Club Newlands on Wednesday evening, 10 February 2010, where the squad for 2010 was announced. 12 Feb 2010 Read more

Helicopter ride blows first day fears awayThousands of Capetonian mothers had to wipe away a tear as their little ones headed off to big school this morning. Liam Cupido and his mother, Karen, beat the first day fears with a helicopter ride to school accompanied by Heart 104.9FM on-air presenter Julian Naidoo. Liam's mother won this memorable moment for her son by entering the Ackermans First Day Fly In competition on Heart 104.9FM. 13 Jan 2010 Read more

Heart 104.9FM extends a warm welcome to visitorsHeart 104.9FM is extending a warm welcome to visitors to the Republic of Cape Town with a creative 100m billboard at the Cape Town International Airport's arrivals collection point. The creative, done by Lowe Bull is cleverly designed to image drivers picking up visitors, with name boards in their hands. The names on the boards are those of popular bands and singers, which are indicative of the station's adult contemporary playlist. 10 Dec 2009 Read more

Phat Joe joins Heart 104.9FMHe's one of the most controversial on-air radio personalities in the country and has had numerous newspaper headlines for his downright outspokenness. His “tell it like it is” personality will guarantee that mornings will never be the same again in Cape Town. Tune in this December for Phat Joe as he takes over the Bokomo Hearty Breakfast show. 13 Nov 2009 Read more

Heart Squad does it in less than a yearIn less than a year, Heart Squad - Heart 104.9FM's soccer development programme - has evolved from once-weekly soccer clinics, to a full-on youth structure, competing in the Cape Town Tygerburg District against well-established soccer clubs - and winning! This has been no small achievement for the kids and coaches who come from diverse economic backgrounds throughout Cape Town. 28 Oct 2009 Read more

Airwaves are steaming upDr Eve, Couple Sex Therapist, and famous TV personality, Derek van Dam, join Heart 104.9FM during October. Both personalities are set to heat up the airwaves with Dr Eve addressing issues around sexuality, relationships and reproductive health and Van Dam delivering accurate weather reports for the long-awaited summer. 16 Oct 2009 Read more

The first President of the RepublicWith an overwhelming 60% of all public votes received for the Heart 104.9FM Presidential Campaign, Debbie Damant walked away with the presidency for the Republic of Cape Town last week Wednesday. The Presidential Campaign formed part of the station's new brand campaign, which aims to increase Cape Town pride. Listeners were called to enter as candidates to be the president of this fun loving republic and Damant was the candidate who proved to listeners that she will be able to celebrate everything real about Cape Town. 1 Oct 2009 Read more

Celebs go in cold to create awareness for water safetySouth African celebrities joined the Heart 104.9FM Breakfast Team, lifeguards and hundreds of listeners for a refreshing dip in the Atlantic Ocean this morning. The station's 2nd Annual Spring Dip this year not only celebrates the arrival of spring but is also to create awareness for water safety for the upcoming summer months. 4 Sep 2009 Read more

From its weather to its people, Cape Town has its own unique beat. According to research recently conducted by OIL there is a distinct Cape Town mindset that is unique to Capetonians. 4 Aug 2009 Read more

Tune into Freeks in the CityThe exuberant Marguerita Freeks is back at Heart 104.9FM and even more vivacious than ever before. This former traffic anchor and co-presenter of the breakfast show "ran away with the circus for a while" as she humorously puts it. 29 Jul 2009 Read more

Heart 104.9FM Lee Fix My School campaignThe phenomenally successful Lee Fix My School campaign is back in full swing. This week Lee Downs and the Bokomo Hearty Breakfast Team kicked off the second part of the campaign with a visit to Magnolia Primary, which has 710 learners, out in Nederburg. 27 Jul 2009 Read more

Local artists pay tribute to JacksonCape Town radio station Heart 104.9FM in association with GrandWest Casino and Sony together with eight local icons will be hosting a memorial concert to pay tribute to the life of Michael Jackson on Wednesday, 1 July 2009 at the GrandWest Market Hall. The concert is in answer to the many local Jackson fans in search of a place where they can gather to mourn their loss. Around the globe fans searched for locations where they can gather to grieve loss of their icon. Over the past couple of days the Jackson family home, the hospital where he died and even the old home where they Jackson Five originated from, were all turned into shrines, packed with thousands of mourning fans. The Michael Jackson memorial concert will give Capetonians an opportunity to mourn the loss of the music legend and to say their goodbyes. 1 Jul 2009 Read more

Heart on the move at the inaugurationCape Town radio station Heart 104.9FM is proud and delighted to have had famous on-air personality Shado Twala hosting the entertainment stage at the Presidential Inauguration celebrations on Saturday 9 May. 12 May 2009 Read more

Premier Helen Zille talks to Heart 104.9FM in her very first extended media engagement as Premier of the Western Cape. 8 May 2009 Read more

Mothers Day Weekend is around the corner and Heart 104.9FM's latest mommy, Saskia Falken, is all set to exchange her high heels for walking shoes along with 500 other moms. The Heart 104.9FM Mommy & Me Walk in association with People's Post and Tygerburger, taking place on Saturday, 9 May at Canal Walk, is an event that is aimed at helping less fortunate moms and kids. 7 May 2009 Read more

This Mother's Day sees hundreds of Capetonian mommies and kiddies showing their hearts by putting their walking shoes on for the less fortunate. The Heart 104.9FM Mommy and Me Walk in association with Tygerburger and People's Post will take place at Canal Walk on the 9th May 2009. The walk, partnered with two formidable community newspapers, is set to bring neighbourhoods together in making a difference to little hearts. 14 Apr 2009 Read more

If staying in touch with your Heart is essential to you, then you will love Heart 104.9FM's Heart Club - a listener rewards club running exclusively on your mobile phone. This absolutely amazing application, which launched on - Monday 30th March - will allow listeners to connect to the station in a completely new way. 8 Apr 2009 Read more

Trevor Williams lightening up nighttime radio for Heart 104.9FMTrevor Williams, a favourite amongst the people of Durban, brings his vast experience and professionalism to the Heart 104.9FM line-up starting March 2009. 20 Mar 2009 Read more

Shado Twala joins Heart 104.9FMHeart 104.9FM is proud to announce another major addition to their on-air talent pool. Shado Twala now hosts Shado's Sundays from 2pm to 6pm every Sunday. 17 Nov 2008 Read more

Heart 104.9FM launches its “Sound of Summer” on Monday 6 October, which includes changes to its personality line-up, and a range of sizzling new features and cash giveaways. 3 Oct 2008 Read more

On Saturday, 13th September Heart 104.9FM unearthed some of Cape Town's most incredible talent in their auditions for the station's next Radio Star. Five finalists were selected by a board of judges and now the station relies on its listeners and the general public to determine who is going to be their future entertainment correspondent. 16 Sep 2008 Read more

Seven comedy superstars will be joining forces with the Absa Heartwarming Campaign to raise funds to uplift 17 disadvantaged schools in and around the Cape Metropole, with the biggest comedy festival show to date on the 20th of September 2008 at the Grand Arena, Grand West Casino. 16 Sep 2008 Read more

After the success of their recently held Traffic Idols Competitions, Heart 104.9FM will once again be scouting Cape Town's talent, with their newly launched Radio Star Competition. 10 Sep 2008 Read more

Heart 104.9FM's growing influence in Cape Town is evidenced in a new feature starting on the Bokomo Hearty Breakfast on Monday, 11 August 2008. Lynne Brown, the new Premier of the Western Cape, will join Lee Downs and the team for the first Premier's Monday. 11 Aug 2008 Read more

Sam Roy joins Heart 104.9FM for Weekend BreakfastHot on the heels of boasting a dramatic increase in their listenership figures, Heart 104.9FM has announced that another major personality has joined their line-up. 30 Jun 2008 Read more

Absa Heartwarming Campaign building better communitiesAbsa and local radio station Heart 104.9FM are putting their best foot forward and showing their hearts with the launch of the Absa Heartwarming Campaign. The three year campaign, leading up to 2010, will aim at building better communities by starting in the disadvantaged schools and children of Cape Town. 27 Jun 2008 Read more

June 2008 sees the launch of Heart 104.9FMs Cash or Car Challenge. With the bleak economic state consumers are faced with at the moment, this challenge is sure to bring a whole lot of colour into the lives of the Heart 104.9FM listeners. 11 Jun 2008 Read more

Heart 104.9FM in action at the Good Food and Wine ShowHeart 104.9FM brought Cape Town Soul to this year's Good Food & Wine Show. Several of the station's vibrant larger-than-life personalities dominated the stage with the international stars of the culinary world in the high tech kitchen environment of the Chefs in Action Theatre. 23 May 2008 Read more

Heart 104.9FM finds its traffic idolCape Town radio station Heart 104.9FM has announced the winner of their “Traffic Idol” talent search. After three weeks of intense lobbying by the five finalists, selected from hundreds of hopefuls who attended the open auditions at the station, the listeners have resoundingly voted for Sara B. 13 May 2008 Read more

Show your heart and help needy kidsHeart 104.9FM is showing their heart and helping needy kids with the launch of their new CSI strategy - Show Your Heart. The station saw it as their responsibility to adopt the children of Cape Town as their corporate social investment strategy and for this reason will be implementing and partnering various campaigns and initiatives that will help the needy and neglected children of their community. 8 May 2008 Read more

Cape Town radio station Heart 104.9FM has issued an open invitation to audition for a slot on air. 16 Apr 2008 Read more

Little heart girl on her way homeOn the morning of Maricelle Smith's release from Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital, after spending more than a month there, Heart 104.9FM's Bokomo Hearty Breakfast team with Lee Downs visited her in hospital, bearing gifts and best wishes from Cape Town. 25 Mar 2008 Read more

Heart 104.9FM on the moveCape Town radio station Heart 104.9FM is quite literally going where no other radio station has gone before. Last week the first of a series of “Heart On The Move” outside broadcasts saw the Afternoon Drive team broadcasting live from the deck of a yacht as it cruised around Table Bay. This venture was the first ever nautical broadcast in the history of radio. 11 Mar 2008 Read more

Heart 104.9 – a re-branding success story, one year onCape Town radio brand Heart 104.9 not only celebrated its first birthday in February 2007, but also the first year of a re-branding strategy that has successfully changed the perceptions of listeners and uniquely positioned the station in premium target markets. 28 Feb 2007 Read more

Lee Downs is the new voice for Cape Town’s Hearty Breakfast Show but his voice has not only been limited to Cape Town - he has had a history of Broadcasting across the whole of South Africa too. 27 Feb 2007 Read more

In keeping with our commitment to always enhancing and improving our product, Heart 104.9 steps into the new year with a refreshed morning Hearty Breakfast Show and new line-up. 19 Feb 2007 Read more

Heart 104.9 has secured exclusive broadcast rights to the weekly BBC programme 'Inside the Premier League'. A key feature of the station's popular 'The Beautiful Game' show, it is set to give Cape Town listeners a privileged insider's insight into all the Premier Soccer League action for the duration of the season. 23 Aug 2006 Read more

In a first for radio in South Africa, Cape Town's Mayor, Helen Zille, will be hosting her own slot on popular Cape-based radio station, Heart 104.9.  13 Jul 2006 Read more

Sunday 2nd of July 2006 saw the inaugural Heart 104.9 Mini-World Cup 2006 kick off at the Claremont indoor arena at Stadium on Main. 4 Jul 2006 Read more

Breyton braids his bos... live on The Hearty Breakfast ShowDue to a mild hamstring injury, Breyton Paulse won't be turning any heads on the playing field this weekend but if he does decide to go jolling, fans will definitely do a double take. 23 Jun 2006 Read more

Feinberg: the award-winning journalist!Heart 104.9's multi-award winning sports journalist, Nick Feinberg, lived up to his title on Thursday, 25 May 2006, when he scooped the coveted award for Best Radio Commentary/Journalist for the ABSA Cup 2006. 5 Jun 2006 Read more

Heart 104.9 patches up Trauma CentreHeart 104.9 is renowned among its listeners for wearing its heart on its sleeve, and when it comes to 'living the brand' its presenters are no exception. Weekend breakfast presenter, Az Abrahams and regular in-studio guest Martin Myers have made a donation of R5000 to the Woodstock Trauma Centre. 8 May 2006 Read more

Heart 104.9 has modified its line-up changes effective 01 May 2006. The main focus of Cape Town’s soul station is to provide listeners with programming which presents a wide range of information, entertainment, sports and their favourite music. But rather than make these changes on a ‘gut feeling’, considerable time and effort went into researching what listeners in Cape Town want. 3 May 2006 Read more

Everyone in radio knows that if you can find the wining formula for the breakfast slot, then your station is well on the way to success. Get it right at breakfast - the old adage goes - and all else follows.  11 Apr 2006 Read more

Feisty and dynamic Robin Adams is the new producer for the Hearty Breakfast show on Heart 104.9FM. 3 Apr 2006 Read more

As the official broadcast partner for the 2006 Design for Living, Heart 104.9FM has initiated a unique and exciting campaign to hit Cape Town's airwaves soon... a breakthrough in reality radio! 2 Apr 2006 Read more

Fight your office stress and burnout right now, by listening to Cape Town's favourite radio station, Heart 104.9FM. 28 Mar 2006 Read more

Heart 104.9FM will have you in stitches as the official broadcast partner for "Jou Ma se Comedy" at the Cape Town Festival. 21 Mar 2006 Read more

Cape Town's favourite radio station, Heart 104.9 had their official re-launch party at Ignite in Camps Bay on Monday, 13th February.  19 Feb 2006 Read more

Cape Town radio station, Heart 104.9FM officially re-launched today with four on-air acts of goodwill in the Cape Town community. 31 Jan 2006 Read more

Eight years after its inception, P4 Radio 104.9 is re-launching as Heart 104.9, with the strap-line 'Cape Town Soul'. With the new name comes new station branding and personalities - newcomers to the station include Saskia Falken, as well as the voice of, Bongani Njoli. 23 Jan 2006 Read more

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