Monday – Thursday Line Up


  • The RISE fm Breakfast Show with Cheese & Mpumi

    RISE fm’s exciting Breakfast Show Team has been waking Mpumalanga up with a smile since July 2017. The
    amazingly talented Mpumi Mbethe (previously co-host of the award winning breakfast show on Ligwalagwala FM) teams up with the ever popular Cheese to get everyone’s day started on the right note, entertained, informed
    and with a spring in their step.
  • RISE fm Mid Mornings with Kede Mkhabela aka Mizz K

    Following a very successful career in TV and Radio Kedebone Mkhabela has now made a very welcome return to the province she calls home. Born and bred in Pienaar in Mpumalanga, Kede cares passionately about the province and the people of Mpumalanga.

    The ever energetic Kede aka Miss K, hosts the dynamic Mid Mornings Show every weekday. Drawing on her personal experiences and previous exposure this show focuses on everything lifestyle orientated and related.  Kede covers everything from fashion, style, trends, environmental issues, community endeavours, travel & tourism .

  • RISE fm Daytimes with JT

    RISE fm’s energetic & talented JT ensures that Mpumalanga’s Hottest Radio Station flows into the afternoon without missing a beat.

    JT brings you Mpumalanga’s best music and loves to interact with listeners on the hot topics of the day.

    Whether it’s lighter issues or issues of more depth – JT is always on the look out for topical subjects affecting everyone in Mpumalanga.

    JT & RISE fm provide excellent daytime entertainment  … putting you first.

  • The RISE fm Drive Home with Thebigzill

    The ever popular Thebigzill is tasked with taking you home every day and it’s a role he loves, enjoys and excels at. Fresh back from a short sabbatical The Big One  is full of energy and is loving being in the hot seat once again. Arguably one of the most popular presenters in Mpumalanga – Thebigzill is much loved by all and brings an enormous amount of energy to the show every single weekday.

    Knowledgeable, funny, relevant & armed with his signature laugh – Thebigzill is larger than life. The high paced interactive RISE fm Drive Home Show reflects on the day and is action packed with entertainment, music, news, business, adventures and lifestyle issues.

    Be sure to let Thebigzill guide you home after a hard day @ work & you’ll arrive home up to date, refreshed  & most importantly – smiling!

  • RISE fm in Sixty Minutes with Zingisa Chirwa

    RISE fm’s intrepid News Editor Zingisa Chirwa hosts our ever popular current affairs show “RISE in Sixty Minutes” every weekday evening Mon- Thurs.

    ‘RISE in Sixty Minutes’ is a mixed bag of information with Zingisa expanding on the days top news stories and highlighting business, lifestyle & sport issues along with listener interaction.


  • RISE fm Evenings with Fezile

    Fezile sits confidently in the hot seat as RISE fm transitions seamlessly from day to night without missing a beat.
    Whilst she brings you Mpumalanga’s best music, Fezile also loves to interact with listeners on the hot topics of the day. Whether it’s lighter issues or issues of more depth – Fezile is always on the look out for topical subjects
    affecting everyone in the province.