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OFM, is Central South Africa's premier commercial radio station, offering a mix of music, news and entertainment. The station serves the affluent SEM 7+ economically active marketplace with a broadcast footprint across the Free State, Northern Cape, southern Gauteng and North West.
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Tee off for a good cause!
The annual Shoprite Checkers OFM Chip 4 Charity returns in 2024, for a 20th year, bringing together golf enthusiasts for a series of exciting events in Kimberley, Kroonstad, and Orkney. All proceeds will go towards local charities and beneficiaries. 20 Jun 2024 Read more

Must love dogs: understanding your audience and their value
OFM celebrates its 38th birthday in 2024. Since 1986, the brand has become a trusted friend in the lives and households of its listeners within Central South Africa. Central South Africa is the OFM broadcast footprint that covers the Free State, the Northern Cape, the North West and the Vaal. 19 Jun 2024 Read more

OFM celebrates moms with special broadcast
In honour of Mother’s Day, OFM is gearing up to pay tribute to the remarkable mothers who fill our lives with love, laughter, and endless support. On Friday, 10 May 2024, OFM invites listeners to join in a special celebration dedicated to moms everywhere. 10 May 2024 Read more

The value of relationships in content creation
With radio still being the most intimate of broadcast mediums, the industry knows all too well of the close bonds that are formed between presenters and listeners. However, behind the scenes, relationships are just as vital. 16 Apr 2024 Read more

OFM returns as media partner for Central SA sports teams
OFM, Central South Africa's leading radio station, is thrilled to announce its renewed partnership with some of the region's most esteemed sports teams. As the heartbeat of sports coverage in the area, OFM will continue to serve as the official media partner for the Cheetahs, the Leopards, the Griquas, the Knights, and the North West Dragons in 2024. 15 Apr 2024 Read more

Upington listener wins OFM's Big Radio Registration grand prize
OFM, the Sound of Your Life, is thrilled to announce Ilze Basson-Eva as the grand prize winner of R20,024 during our Big Radio Registration campaign. 3 Apr 2024 Read more

From retail to radio
Michael Ndabandaba can be forgiven for thinking his life hit the fast-forward button last year. He won the OFM O-dition presenter search in March 2023 and went from working as a frozen foods packer in Klerksdorp to moving to Bloemfontein and starting a new career as a production assistant and voice-over artist at OFM. 22 Mar 2024 Read more

The power of many: How a multimedia approach enhances products and business
In today's dynamic and diverse world, consumers crave engaging experiences and information presented in ways that resonate with them. This is where the multimedia approach emerges as a powerful tool for both products and businesses. 15 Mar 2024 Read more

O-mazing Leap Day celebrated on OFM
OFM, the sound of your life broke all the rules to turn the radio station on its head during Leap Day to allow ‘anything to happen’. 4 Mar 2024 Read more

From new music to a new season for Nadine Blom
One of Bloemfontein's most beautiful roses will soon be back in her native city and will be heard on the airwaves as part of the OFM team. 29 Feb 2024 Read more

Stand up and be counted with The Big Radio Registration
In 2024, OFM, the Sound of Your Life is bringing you so much more by going beyond the airwaves to meet our valued listeners in person and celebrate the diversity that makes each one more than just a number to us. 31 Jan 2024 Read more

OFM raises R500k+ for Cansa
In a remarkable display of solidarity and generosity OFM, the Sound of Your Life, successfully raised a staggering R575,000 during its PinkTober campaign. During October, this impactful initiative aimed to raise awareness of breast cancer and provide support to those affected by the disease. 10 Nov 2023 Read more

OFM takes it all!
OFM can once again proudly say that it is the best local radio station in Bloemfontein! The winners of the 11th annual Best of Bloemfontein Readers' Choice Awards, hosted by Bloemfontein Courant, were announced this week and OFM came up trumps. 26 Oct 2023 Read more

OFM continues to shine!
Two of OFM's behind-the-scenes magic-makers, Motlatsi JayBee Makhalemele and Jaco de Waal, have been recognised for their hard work and dedication. They were recently announced as finalists in the SA Radio Awards 2023 - in the Commercial Radio Content Producers Category. Makhalemele is the producer of The Joyride (Mondays to Fridays 3pm to 6pm), and De Waal produces the Good Morning Breakfast (Mondays to Fridays 6am to 9am. The winners will be announced at a gala dinner on 2 December. 18 Oct 2023 Read more

OFM goes pink in support of Cansa
This October, OFM's #PinkTober campaign aims to raise awareness of and support for those affected by breast cancer. We're calling on central South Africa to support our drive to raise R300,000 for the Cancer Association of South Africa (Cansa) during this month. 26 Sep 2023 Read more

Sharp-eared Virginian wins The 37
The 37, the song guessing competition that kept Central South Africa in suspense for a month, came to a dramatic close when Nadia Jooste from Virginia in the Free State was announced the grand prize winner of R37,000 cash! 30 Aug 2023 Read more

Win R37,000 with OFM's The 37!
This year, OFM celebrates 37 years of the Sound of Your Life, and as we've also marked 2023 as 'showtime', central South Africa's number one commercial radio station brings our listeners another exciting competition with a chance to win R37,000 cash this August. 31 Jul 2023 Read more

OFM winter drives raise over R500,000 for Central South Africa
This winter OFM, the Sound of Your Life, invited listeners, clients, and stakeholders to come and play their part for charity at various drives, including the popular Shoprite Checkers OFM Chip 4 Charity golf days and Boeries 4 Blankets fundraiser. 31 Jul 2023 Read more

Come on, Barbie, let's go movie!
On Friday 21 July 2023, OFM treated listeners, clients, and staff to a private screening of the Barbie movie as the worldwide phenomenon hit the global circuit. 26 Jul 2023 Read more

Not all treasures are silver and gold, sometimes they are yellow!
OFM - the sound of your life was announced as the winner of a silver award in the Beeld Jou Keuse readers' recommendations where several companies in 102 categories received praise for their excellent service, reasonable prices and after-sales service. 5 Jun 2023 Read more

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