DJ Fresh joins 947 as the new Drivetime host

July 22, 2019

Acclaimed radio personality, DJ Fresh, joins leading commercial radio music station, 947 on 01 August 2019. DJ Fresh (real name Thato Sikwane) will host 947’s new drivetime show, Fresh on 947.

“DJ Fresh has been in the game for more than twenty years, and as far as radio heavyweights go, he ranks high amongst the best. Fresh loves Joburg as much as we do, and we look forward to welcoming the Big Dawg to the afternoon drive microphone at 947,” says Thando Makhunga, 947’s Station Manager.

Big and bold personalities, energy and dynamism are at the cornerstone of 947’s line-up offering. Habitual reviewing of the wants and needs of the station’s audience and the landscape has led to a union between one of the biggest radio presenters and Johannesburg’s biggest music station.

Excited about his move to the station, DJ Fresh says: “I look forward to engaging with my loyal following at my new home, 947. I started my radio career as an afternoon drive presenter and look forward to joining 947 for my new show, in this new timeslot. Listeners can expect a kick-ass team, kick-ass show, a lot of entertainment, laughter and finally being back on radio.”

DJ Fresh will be joined by familiar 947 voice, Mantsoe Pout who will be his co-driver taking Joburg home after a long day.

Current hosts of the drive time show, The Greg & Lucky Drive, Greg Aldridge and Lucky du Plessis will remain part for the 947 family and will host a new weekend show.

“We thank Greg and Lucky for their humour, hard-work and for driving Johannesburg home in a way that only Greg and Lucky could. Listeners can look forward to their special brand of charm as they take on 947 weekends,” adds Makhunga.

New 947 weekday daytime line-up to take effect 1 August 2019:

Time Show
05h00 to 06h00 Alex Caige
06h00 to 09h00 947 Breakfast Club
09h00 to 12h00 Andy Maqondwana
12h00 to 15h00 Ayanda MVP
15h00 to 19h00 Fresh on 947
19h00 to 22h00 The Night show with Zweli
22h00 to 24h00 Date Night (Mondays -Thursdays)
19h00 to 22h00 The Bloc Party with Karabo N (Fridays)
22h00 to 24h00 The Bloc Party with Chrizz Beatz (Fridays)

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