Station Manager: Mr. V. Xulu

Station Manager’s Blog

Dubbed KZN No.1 Community Radio Station. also known as IZWI98FM. Izwi Lomzansi fm is a 24 Hours broadcasting community isiZulu-medium information, entertainment, music and talk radio station.
Founded in 1998, Izwi Lomzansi fm broadcasts to the Greater EThekwini Metropolitan municipality. Izwi Lomzansi started transmitting in 1999 through short term licences. Members of staff have developed valuable experience in radio broadcasting and production expertise.

The station has four main departments namely Marketing, News Room, Presenters (on-air staff) and Production. On a regular basis we recruit trainee journalists on attachment from the major institutes as part of our commitment to the community we broadcast to.

Its prime business is 60% Talk and 40% Music. Izwi Lomzansi fm is a community isiZulu-medium information, entertainment, music and talk radio station targeting audiences in the 24-49 and 16-35 age groups. The station transmits 24-hours. The station identifies with its modern listeners by way of a target-oriented content mix.

We aim to satisfy listeners' needs in order to maintain majority market share through quality programming. As a market leader in the community broadcast arena in the Kwa Zulu-Natal, Izwi Lomzansi fm sets the pace and trend for today's audience in community radio. Apart from the thought provoking content in topic discussions, the station's programming is predominantly driven by educational talk oriented content, with top presenters on-air. Izwi Lomzansi started transmitting in 1999 through short term licences. Members of staff have developed valuable experience in radio broadcasting and production expertise.

The station has four main departments namely Marketing, News Room, Presenters (on-air staff) and Production. On a regular basis we recruit trainee journalists on attachment from the major institutes as part of our commitment to the community we broadcast to.

Providing practical advice & expertise within a complex & dynamic industry.
Maintaining an ethos of equal opportunity amongst staff that is democratic, efficient and friendly. To this extent we are proud to be BEE compliant with an exceptional AA+ rating