Empowering young girls through the Art of Disney

I am a massive Disney fan.  I have been since I was 4 years old.  Staunch, and proud of it.  Disney is currently one of the pioneers in the foreground of humanity’s diverse representation.  The cry for this has been evident in the world around us, and Disney steps up every single time (again I might be slightly biased).  But …

Chris Jordan Media’s Premiere Select: Thor “Love and Thunder”

The Thor: Love and Thunder premiere took place Tuseday evening, showing off the second Taika Waititi helmed Thor movie after Thor: Ragnarok blew everyone’s socks off. This one introduces Natalie Portman as Lady Thor alongside Christian Bale as Gorr the God Butcher. Russel Crowe makes an appearance starring as Zeus. Chris Hemsworth, of course, reprises his role as the almighty Thor. Here is what …

Corporate Podcasting and why your company needs it NOW, training provided by Chris Jordan Media

If you’re like most companies, you struggle to keep your employees engaged. A study by Deloitte University Press found that 87% of organizations cite engagement as one of their top challenges. That explains why 3 out of 4 employees are open to or looking for a new job. Poor engagement usually stems from poor communication. Employees often lack a connection with …

Chris Jordan Media’s Consulting and Training at Ekurhuleni FM

I just spent a great time consulting and training the Ekurhuleni FM programming, sales, and marketing team. I focus on, and love upskilling community radio in South Africa, because like my products do, my academic textbook “A Word on Radio” (which was used for 5 years at media colleges) and my audiobook “Radio 1 on 1: 25 of the Most …

The Volatile “South African Radio Line-up Change” Culture

Over the past 5 – 10 years, the South African radio industry has adopted a terrible habit of really emphasizing how dispensable their on-air talent actually is.  At the time of writing this piece (and I might have missed out on some), Lesedi FM, Thobela FM, Metro FM, and Uhkozi FM had just recently in the month of March 2022 …

The Top 5 Most Bankable Broadcasters 2021

5. The 5FM Breakfast Team Radio 5FM’s new breakfast show introduced Dan Corder, Xoli Zondo (sport), Mathapelo Moloi (news) and Marli van Eeden (traffic) in April 2021. The team got off to a great start, enjoying every minute of being on air. They’re a mixed bag of talent – from campus to community, regional radio and TV.  This 5FM get-to-know-the-new-presenters series chats to the 5 Breakfast team …

Chris Jordan Media PREMIERE SELECT – Disney/Pixar’s”Encanto” Review

Listen to the review here Encanto is a musical breath of fresh air that we all need as we push through the last stretch of 2021.  In November 2016, Lin-Manuel Miranda revealed that John Lasseter, the then-chief creative officer of Walt Disney Animation Studios, had presented an idea for an animated project to himself and Byron Howard, while promoting his …

Demos are out! Showcases are in!

Since the dawn of radio (I’m guessing), well at least the dawn of my existence in the radio space which has been for the past 21 odd years, the importance of the presenter demo was an integral part of you moving forward from one station to another.  So we went from tape to CD, to digital submissions to having an …

Disney Premiere Select: “Cruella”

It’s finally here! The long-awaited, much anticipated live-action release of “Cruella”, with Emma Stone taking the frontline of portraying (as voted) – The Evilest Disney Villain of all Time”. Thanks to Disney, I got to watch the film, and have a short, concise audio review for you here. Press Play! And indulge in the fabulousness. “CRUELLA” AUDIO REVIEW

Chris Jordan Media All-Star Radio Mentorship 2021 – 2022

Chris Jordan Media All-Star Radio Mentorship 2021 – 2022 2021 sees the first year of a first in South Africa.  Chris Jordan Media will bring broadcasting veterans together that will reach out to mentor 3 immaculately talented rising stars. Chris said, “I got tired of waiting for stations around the country to step up and take full mentorship roles for …

The Top 5 Most Bankable Radio Broadcasters 2020

The 5 Most Bankable Radio Broadcasters 2020 5.  Robert Marawa Popularly known as “Madluphuthu”, This here is radio royalty. Not everyone has achieved what he has achieved. Robert Marawa started out on SABC as a TV sports presenter. He later made a shift to radio. He currently hosts the Discovery Sports Centre show on MetroFM. MarawaTV is an all-access, opinion …