East Coast Radio wins big at Liberty Radio Awards 2019
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East Coast Radio wins big at Liberty Radio Awards 2019

East Coast Radio is beaming with pride after bagging three awards at the prestigious Liberty Radio Awards ceremony in Sandton this past weekend. 

ECR team at Liberty Radio Awards 2019
ECR team at Liberty Radio Awards 2019

East Coast Breakfast walked away with the Best Breakfast Show Award (commercial) making Darren Maule, Keri Miller and Sky Tshabalala South Africa’s number one Breakfast Team.

East Coast Drive’s Bongani Mtolo has scooped the best Afternoon Drive Presenter (commercial) for the second time making him the Best Drive Show Host in the country for two consecutive years.

East Coast Breakfast’s Sports Presenter, Sky Tshabalala was inducted in the Bright Star category after being recognised for making his formidable mark in the industry.

East Coast Radio’s General Manager Boni Mchunu says: “We are elated with this result and so proud to have been awarded for our hard work in a number of categories. I would like to congratulate the entire team that was nominated, they are all winners but a special congrats goes to Darren, Keri, Sky and Bongani for their outstanding achievements. These awards are a true reflection of what hard work, dedication and innovation can bring. It is exciting to see that my team are reaping the fruits of their labour. We now look forward to exceeding expectations in all that we do and producing compelling content and great radio.”

East Coast Radio boasts 15 nominations and 3 big wins at this year's Radio Liberty Awards of which also being short-listed as a nominee for Station of the Year in the commercial category. 

Other nominations included:

  • Best Content Producer – Simon Carter
  • Best Podcast – Keri’s Couch & ECR Drive’s interview with AKA
  • Best Sports Presenter – Sky Tshabalala
  • Best Night-Time Show – Thandolwethu
  • Best Weekend Show -  Carol & Ricky
  • Best Field News Reporter – Nushera Soodyal
  • Best News Bulletin Reader – Shaun Ryan
  • Best Traffic Presenter – Andi James
  • Best Traffic Presenter – Jayshree Parasuramen
  • The Best Promotions Stunt/ Event - Jane Linley-Thomas

Check out some of the pics from the evening below:

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Keep your eyes and ears locked to ECR as the station promises to produce more memorable moments, groundbreaking content and hit music. 

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