Date: Oct 12, 2023

5FM has been nominated for Station of the Year in the 2023 Radio Awards

Johannesburg – Thursday, 12 October 2023 – 5FM, SA’s favourite youth radio station, has been nominated for Station of the Year in the 2023 Radio Awards.

The station was recently announced as Coolest Radio Station at the 2023 Sunday Times GenNext Awards, earned a Silver Award in the Rapport Jou Keuse reader’s choice awards and bagged a cool 13 nominations at the 2023 Radio Awards.

These included nominations for Best Afternoon Drive Presenter, Best Afternoon Drive Show, Best Community Project, Best Content Producer, Best Drama Programme, Best Music Show, Best Night-Time Show, Best Podcast, Best Radio Documentary, Best Traffic Presenter and three nominations for Best Radio Innovation.

In addition, Top 40 on 5 Host, Nick Archibald, was also announced as Bright Star inductee – an award that celebrates the contributions of young talents aged 26 years or younger who possess a deep understanding and passion for the medium, respecting its history while shaping its future.

5FM’s Acting Business Manager, Michael Bossenger, says, “As 5FM continues to see substantial growth, we are hugely humbled by this nomination, as well as Nick’s Bright Star induction. Each member of the 5FM team is absolutely committed to creating world-class, benchmark-setting radio that is innovative, unique and engaging - keeping listeners glued to their radios with awesome content, hot news, cool interviews, epic events and life-changing community projects. This nomination, along with the other accolades we’ve been honoured to receive, shows that we’re on the right track and that, for listeners and clients alike, the Power of 5 has all the right moves.”

Stay tuned to 5FM, download the 5FM app for iOS and Android, visit and follow the station across all social media channels for more.


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