Kovsie FM 97.0

Kovsie FM 97.0

About Kovsie FM 97.0:

Kovsie FM 97.0 is a campus/community radio station in Bloemfontein, South Africa. The station is located on the grounds of the University of the Free State and broadcasts to a radius of about 80 km.

Kovsie FM was founded in 1978 by a group of students, and broadcast only inside the cafeteria. In 1995 it was granted a license by the IBA, now called ICASA (Independent Communications Authority of South Africa) granting Kovsie FM a broadcasting license on the frequency 97.0 FM.

Kovsie FM 97.0 broadcasts in English, Afrikaans and Sotho, and their focus is on the youth between the ages of 15-35. Their mission includes community involvement, training and development, being a platform for local musicians, providing an accurate, unbiased news service, and sustainability.

The station employs 3 full-time personnel, including a station manager, programming manager and an admin/marketing manager.