Tuks FM sings for Mandela day

On Mandela Day, Saturday 18 July 2015, Tuks FM volunteers gathered at the Menlyn Park Shopping Centre to sing the national anthem for 67 minutes.
The goal was to bring people of all ages together through song. At 11:00, the Tuks FM volunteers moved through the mall encouraging people to join in. Many mall-goers stopped their shopping to sing along with the moving crowd. Balloons were handed out to children in the hope that their parents or guardians would explain the significance of the day.


For photos and more information visit Tuks FM 107.2 on Facebook or email info@tuksfm.co.za.

  Tuks FM Swoops Campus Station of the Year for the Fourth Year in a Row

On Saturday 18th of April Tuks FM, South Africa’s most awarded radio station, attended the sixth annual MTN Radio Awards Gala Event at the Sandton Convention Centre. Tuks FM was awarded five times on the night, and awards included: Best Campus Night Time Show for Alt La Femme; Best Campus Afternoon Drive Show for The Driveway; Best Campus Promotion Stunt/Event for the World Radio Challenge; Best Campus and Community On-air Packaging and Campus Station of the Year for a fourth consecutive year. These awards bring Tuks FM’s MTN Radio Awards tally to 26 over the last four years. 


 To see the full list of Tuks FM’s MTN Radio Awards visit www.tuksfm.co.za. To advertise your business on South Africa’s most awarded radio station please contact info@tukfm.co.za.

  Tuks FM supports Tuks 1 at the Varsity Cup

On the 23rd of February the Tuks FM crew attended the Varsity Cup and distributed 1500 badges to Varsity Cup supporters.

  Lipton Refreshes Campus

On Thursday 12 March Lipton visited students on Hatfield campus and handed out cold Ice Tea in the warm afternoon. Students were encouraged to pose in the Ice Tea frame and tweet their image for a chance to win.

  Tuks FM broadcasts live from the 50th Red Bull X-Fighters finale

On Saturday 23 August 2014, history was made when the first ever Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour final was held at the Union Buildings in Pretoria. Tuks FM presenters, Quintus Potgieter and Franco Nieman broadcasted from this momentous event and offered Tuks FM fans an opportunity to share their anticipation with the rest of the capital city. “Broadcasting the Tuks FM Top 30 from the Red Bull X-Fighters was exceptionally cool. The Union Buildings as a backdrop to a radio broadcast in tandem with an amazing event from the X-Fighters was awesome,” says Quintus. “Tuks FM fans paid us a visit at the van and took selfies and photos while we were broadcasting – it was really a fun day for all ages,” adds Quintus.

  Tuks FM showcases best in SA campus radio at MTN Radio Awards

Tuks FM attended the 2013 MTN Radio Awards presented at a Gala Banquet at the Sandton Convention Centre on Saturday, 13 April. The station walked away with seven awards including the prestigious Campus Station of the Year award for the second consecutive year.

  Tuks FM turns 34

On the 19th of February Tuks FM turned 34 and celebrated with an ice-cream cake for the volunteers.

  Tuks FM pays dew respect

On Thursday the 5th of March Mountain Dew presented a spectacular show to the students of the University of Pretoria as part of the award-winning Dew Tour Bootcamp. South Africa’s top skaters and BMX riders entertained students as they performed trick after trick in the piazza. The event also played host to a whole day of rad music, giveaways and an ice-cold supply of free Mountain Dew.


For more information on Mountain Dew visit www.mountaindew.com or for more information on Tuks FM email info@tuksfm.co.za.

  Tuks Fm shines again at the 2014 MTN Radio Awards

The best of SA radio was honoured at the fifth annual MTN Radio Awards gala dinner at the Sandton Convention Centre on Saturday 12 April 2014. Tuks FM walked away with nine awards including the prestigious “Campus Station of the Year” award for the third consecutive year. The awards programme – the radio industry’s biggest award show – attracted well over 1 600 entries from more than 90 radio stations, showing a significant growth from the number of entries received in 2013. This year, Tuks FM collectively received the most nominations – 26 in total – and, again, won more awards than any campus, community, public broadcasting service or commercial station.

  Metallica Through the Never

Tuks FM invited some of their listeners to the pre-screening of the 3D Metallica Through the Never film at Ster-Kinekor Brooklyn on 18 September 2013.
The cinema was filled with an audience of a 100 people who were the fortunate few to be first in the country to watch this epic film.

  Colour Me Crazy 2014

The Colour Me Crazy 5km Run and Colour Festival was held at the Riversands Farm, Johannesburg on 21 September 2013. Tuks FM was the media sponsor for the event. Runners left a colourful trail at each 1km checkpoint after being decorated with coloured powder. The organisers of the event expected       7 000 people to attend the festival. However, after an additional week of advertising on Tuks FM, 12 500 people attended the Colour Me Crazy fest.

  Tuks FM visits campus radio stations in the USA

After winning Campus Station of the Year for a fourth consecutive year at the MTN Radio Awards, Tuks FM embarked on a trip to Atlanta, Georgia in the United States of America. The purpose of the trip was to benchmark Tuks FM against campus radio stations in the USA. Tuks FM found that while most campus radio stations in South Africa are free to sell advertising, college radio stations in the USA are not.


Learnings from the trip found that Tuks FM operates at a very high capacity. Its strength as a community broadcaster, coupled with its ability to serve advertisers to reach these communities, sets it apart from the stations visited in the USA.

  Tuks FM ensures MTN goes everywhere

On the 3rd and 4th of March, MTN held true to their slogan – Everywhere you go – when they joined the students from the University of Pretoria for an on-campus promotion. Students were invited to MTN’s free Wi-Fi lounge while getting the latest information on MTN deals. As part of the promotion Tuks FM gave away six goodie bags valued at R500 as part of the data bucket feature offered by MTN.


For more information on MTN visit www.mtn.co.za or for more information on Tuks FM email info@tuksfm.co.za.

  Tuks FM Welcomes Students to the University of Pretoria

On the 17th of February Tuks FM set-up a gazebo and assisted with music and sound on the University of Pretoria’s Welcome Day. Presenters, Johan and Fifi, interacted with students by running competitions. Other volunteers distributed 3500 Tuks FM buttons to the new students

  Tuks FM is rocking the summer

On 25 October 2014 Tuks FM hosted Rocktoberfest at StokeCity WakePark in Midrand. Tuks FM fans paid their R80 and made their way to the dam from 10:00 onwards. Activities lined the shore ranging from a giant 10m high water slide to pool tubes and pool noodles – ideal for lounging around in the water.  

The Tuks FM DJs provided summer tunes to match the spring break atmosphere. Once they had finished their set they headed down to the dunk tank were fans could dunk their favourite DJ, and if successful, they received a free Red Bull.  

An extreme wakeboard demonstration kicked off at 12:00. Professional wakeboarders took to the cable system and flipped through the air on their boards. This was shortly followed by a FMX demonstration where bikers soared through the air on the StokeCity FMX course.

Fans that arrived early were given access to ride on a barge cruise at 14:00 and a sundowner cruise at 17:30 just before rain clouds filled the sky and the crowds started heading home.

  Zombie Run 2014

Valentine’s Day is about chocolates and flowers… Yeah right. Not this year. Tuks FM in association with Zombie Run SA organised a thrilling night where you and your partner had to run for your lives. The “My Bloody Valentine Zombie Run” was hosted by the National Zoological Gardens (NZG) in Pretoria on 14 February 2014.

The race followed a light obstacle course, which was super-creepy, in the dark and deserted Pretoria zoo. Participants could either enter as a runner or a zombie. The zombies took in their positions throughout the zoo in order to grab as many flags from runners passing by.

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