Limpopo based commercial radio station, Capricorn FM has appointed well renowned radio and televisionpractitioner Rofhiwa “Tholi B” Bologo as its station manager effective 01 July 2016. As station manager he will primarily be responsible for talent, music, programming and brand management. Over and above his managerial responsibilities he will present the midday show during weekends.
The station’s Chairman Given Mkhari said MSG Afrika Group (owners of Capricorn FM) recognized Tholi B s extensive media and entertainment experience combined with his Limpopo origin as a key consideration in appointing him.
Mkhari said “Tholi B is a dynamic, energetic, smart, young leader who has straddled many aspects of the media industry which will come handy for a vibrant brand like Capricorn FM. In him we see an ambitious media all-rounder whom we wish to groom into a leader in our group and the broader media industry”
Tholi B said he is looking forward to the opportunity to return to Limpopo to manage an exciting home grown brand like Capricorn FM. “I have worked for two commercial radio stations in Johannesburg and have enjoyed the thrill that comes with being on air, however I have more to offer beyond the microphone. The MSG Group has shown confidence in me by tapping into my operational and business skills, something I had been yearning to focus on for some time” he said.
“I have always admired how Capricorn FM has elevated the entertainment and lifestyle game in my home province and I look forward to contributing my knowledge to the brand. Capricorn FM has some of the best talent in this industry and my job is to inspire and lead them to greater heights. Furthermore the opportunity to join my business role models within the broader MSG Group was hard to resist” Tholi B said.
Tholi B (38) was born in Venda and moved to Johannesburg in the early 90’s for his media studies. He joined YFM in 2005 and grew within the station to become the station’s afternoon drive presenter on a show called “En Route 3-6”. He has presented television shows such as SABC 1’s “Ba Kae” and NYDA’s Limitless Youth and is currently in production for the “Dettol Game Show” for SABC2. Tholi B is the former owner and operator of Niche Lounge and Bar in Rosebank. He is the current presenter of the lunchtime show on 947 (12- 3pm weekdays) a role he has been in for the past three years
Article by Capricorn FM