Shandor Potgieter, presenter of Shandor's Wild Weekends, and Pieter Venter, host of The Weekend Breakfast, were both nominated for the awards. Shandor will host The Good Morning Show on weekdays from 06:00 to 09:00 as part of a new on-air line-up.

Senior production engineer Lloyd Bosman was nominated in the Commercial Station Imaging category.

"Three Radio Award nominations is a great accolade," says Tim Thabethe, OFM's programme manager. "We are proud of Shandor, Pieter and Lloyd Bosman for the nod. A nomination represents a position on the podium in a space that represents 290 radio brands across South Africa." 

"To OFM’s nominees and all the Radio Award entrants, congratulations and thank you for making radio a pivotal part of 37 million people's lives, daily," adds Thabethe.

"These nominations are a reward for the beautiful work [that the OFM team] do on a daily basis. OFM is very proud of the recognition given to its talented producer and two talented presenters," concludes Nick Efstathiou, Central Media Group CEO.

The South Africa Radio Awards are the only industry-wide awards in the South African radio industry and seeks to recognise excellence in the industry. It is widely seen as setting a benchmark for radio stations and professionals to strive towards.

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