We produce and present our own lifestyle show, JoziStyle, on Radio Today every Saturday between 12-1PM.

Radio Today is a community radio station, broadcasting in English to the mature listener in the greater Johannesburg area on 1485am; also broadcast nationally, as well as to 8 English speaking Southern African countries on DStv Audio Channel 869. Their listenership lies almost solely in the A and B income groups (LSM 7-10) and consists of people at their peak – many commanding highly influential positions in society. Many are directors of JSE listed companies, business leaders and social revolutionaries who decided to “make a difference”. They are in fact a remarkable assembly consisting of a valuable and unique marketing mix.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us regarding interviews, advertising or promotional opportunities.

Edward Chamberlain-Bell and Kate Goetz think that Yudhika Sujanani is Jozi’s Queen of Spice and all things nice! Plus, she is offering all JoziStyle listeners, and online followers, the opportunity to win 1 of 5 copies of her recipe book Curry Me Home.

It’s National Nutrition Week from 9–15 October, JoziStyle also has all the formation that you to need to kick-off with a healthier lifestyle right now. You can even get a free recipe book from Pharma Dynamics & Heart and Stroke Foundation SA. Yum!

Edward discovered The Residence, a discreet five-star boutique hotel discreetly tucked away in Houghton, where one can be pampered with a 90 minute QMS Medicosmetics facial before being treated to lunch. You don’t even need to leave the city to go on holiday again.

Are you planning for your retirement, or thinking about investing? Then you need to visit the 2014 Retirement & Investment on 26-28 October at the Coca-Cola dome. JoziStyle and Radio Today are official media partners, while will be offering digital prizes

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Edward Chamberlain-Bell and Barbara Gillman interview Jaco Oosthuizen‏, CEO of Multiply, about Tourism Month, Momentum’s Multiply Rewards program, and why travelling in South Africa is better than travelling abroad.

Mortimer Harvey is a full-service advertising and marketing agency based in Gauteng, they’ve also expanded accross Africa into Cairo. They’re not just doing great work locally, they’re creating work opportunities across the continent.

Edward Chamberlain-Bell has struck a media partnership with the 2014 Retirement & Investment Expo. The partnership will see offering R100,000 digital services to the expo while Radio Today will be providing extensive media coverage.

JoziStyle celebrates the best of everything in Johannesburg. It’s growing to become the most exciting blog to follow for news about food, style, travel, events, people and even more. Armed with a media card they have instant access to everything in Jozi, but they say they’d rather just go to fashion week… unless you can suggest something better?

Edward Chamberlain-Bell talks to Justine Drake about The Pick n Pay Taste of Joburg (25 – 28 September) at the Montecasino Outdoor Event Area. 12 of Joburg’s top restaurants will fashion special menus of starter sized dishes for the occasion, including signature dishes that their featured chefs designed to reflect their philosophy and showcase seasonal and premium ingredients in an unbeatable alfresco gourmet setting. Plus they gave away 20 tickets to some lucky listeners. See for more information.

Kate Goetz discovers the unforgettably magical Morrells boutique venue and guesthouse, which encapsulates a pure and distinct escape of French Provençal appeal rejoicing an old school vintage allure. A visual and sensory indulgence of a bygone era. Bernice Morrell joins Kate in studio to share the secrets to her success.

Kate attended a media launch at the Saxon for advertising and marketing agency, Mortimer Harvey, who’ve recently expanded their agency into Egypt. It’s not often that advertising agencies advertise themselves, so Kate was quick to get the scoop and share it with Radio Today listeners.

There’s good taste, bad taste, questionable taste and obviously things that have no taste. To get a taste that offers the best of Johannesburg, you need to go to Taste of Joburg where 12 of Joburg’s top restaurants will be serving special menus of starter sized dishes for the occasion. We have 20 tickets to give away on

Social Media Week is a first for Johannesburg, 22-26 September, naturally, Edward Chamberlain-Bell got his tickets first, but he also got another 4 tickets to share with listeners keen to get their business online through digital marketing. Tickets are available under his blog at
Social Media Week is coming to Johannesburg, which Edward says is going to be even more exciting than Fashion Week for anyone interested in social media management or digital marketing. Phiona Okumu joins Edward for a telephonic interview to explain what attendees can expect, and why they should attend. See for more information about Social Media Week: Johannesburg.

Edward Chamberlain-Bell interviews professional speaker Douglas Kruger- the only speaker in Africa to have won the Southern African Championships for Public Speaking a record five times. He is also Africa’s only 2nd place World Champion! Competing in Reno, Nevada in 2004, he achieved the highest ranking Africa has ever attained at this prestigious contest. Douglas will bring world-class platform skills to your conference, because not only is he a master at connecting with audiences, but his content is of an international standard.

He is the author of ‘50 Ways to Become a Better Speaker,’ published in South Africa and Nigeria, ‘50 Ways to Position Yourself as an Expert,’ and co-author of ‘So You’re in Charge. Now What? 52 Ways to Become a Better Leader.’ And experience? In Africa, he has spoken and trained for organizations like: BMW, Vodacom, ABSA, Old Mutual, Caltex, Nedcor, FNB, Revlon, Alexander Forbes, Standard Bank, the JCCI, Clarins, and many more.

Edward Chamberlain-Bell and Kate Goetz are discussing trends with Dave Nemeth Trend Forward on Radio Today Johannesburg 1485am / DStv 869- everything from using yellow as an accent colour to fifty shades of grey. Well, Kate brought up fifty shades of grey…. Contact Dave Nemeth.

The Secret Jozi Chef’s secret is not going to be a secret much longer. They also interview Paul Maciel about his winning approach to food. Tune into Radio Today Johannesburg on 1485am or DStv 869.

10 kitchen makeover must-do’s! A new kitchen is every foodie’s dream. We asked the team at Decorex Joburg to share the tricks of the trade to remember when you do that once-in-a-lifetime kitchen upgrade.


Edward Chamberlain-Bell and Laura McDermid interview Gaynor Young about her fall to fame and rise to triumph, Kalim Rajad invites listeners to attend ‘Shared History – The Indian Experience in South Africa’, and finally Tracy Lipschitz shares her delicious soups ‘ stuff that will have you salivating for more!
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If you’re looking into getting working as a model or in a movie or Television production then Odds & Sods Character Placement can place you. They are always looking for, and placing the right Redhead, the ideal identical or the cutest kids- along with a whole lot of odds and sods. Barbara Gillman interviews South Africa’s golden girl, Melanie Walker is the blonde in charge, and knows exactly how to get the best people into the limelight.

Transcendental Meditation is well known to be easy to learn and enjoyable to do. And you get amazing benefits with regular practice because it reverses stress. So this is something you could seriously consider. Are you are looking specifically for stress management, or just to learn to meditate? Vicki and Richard Broome will help you reduce stress and find your bliss at

Edward Chamberlain-Bell recommends the new Barista Chardonnay because it reveals captivating aromas and flavours, approachability, exceptional smoothness and seamless integration of wood and fruit. And in distinctive Barista style, the packaging exhibits minimalist sophistication and style, topped with its signature standout screw cap design, and is exceptionally food friendly and well priced.


Edward Chamberlain-Bell and Laura McDermid discuss the importance of hydration in winter. It is very easy to remember the importance of hydration in summer when you’re thirsty, but did you know you can also be dehydrated in winter? It’s too easy to reach for a rich cappucino or creamy soups to keep warm, but Edward and Laura have healthier options that won’t break the bank and are guaranteed to keep you healthy!


Edward Chamberlain-Bell shares a treat for foodies who love the convenience of roast chicken stuffed with gourmet fillings from Chiren Chix. Their farm raised chicken are stuffed with a selection of delicious fillings, and go straight from freezer to oven. It’s not only an effortless way to entertain guests because there is no prep or cleaning required, but it’s delicious too. Renita Fourie tells us why her chicken rolls are so special. You can tweet her on Twitter @ChirenChix

The Festival of India comes to Johannesburg to share a wealth of history, culture and haute cuisine. Consul General from the Consulate general of India, Randhir Jaiswal, explains the history of Indian cuisine, and what what visitors can expect to enjoy. There’s something for everyone to enjoy from the spicey to the sublime. The Festival of India promises to become a foodie treat of note, combined with culture, entertainment and royalty!


Barbara Gillman shares her passion for bunting. A Bit of Better Bunting is aimed at anyone who loves a bit of whimsy, fun, tradition, or vintage. Their fabrics are carefully chosen to bring a smile, to light up a bare space or to become the focal point of any indoor or outdoor area. Whether you love stars and stripes, gingham, windmills, polka dots, clocks, music, the choice is yours. They can personalise your bunting in any colour, any language and any length!

Edward Chamberlain-Bell shares his passion for blogging about Jozi and style. It makes sense that a Radio Today Johannesburg presenter would want to blog about everything great about Johannesburg. His new blog, Jozi Style, promises to highlight the best of Johannesburg from food, fashion and fabulosity to interesting people, great getaways and obviously Jozi herself. If you want to contribute to the blog, or be featured on it, or share your news about Jozi, you can visit


Edward Chamberlain-Bell says it was a treat chatting about food & travel with Planet Datcha’s Managing Director Parrish Pryce-Williams on Radio Today Johannesburg. Parrish is a businessman who made good (really good!) promoting South African tourism to the world, and offering bespoke international holidays to South Africans. Get your passports ready to visit!

Barbara Gillman rolls up her sleeves to share her effortless French Onion Soup. You can adapt her recipe to any number of guests and even ring a few changes so that it never becomes boring. Not that it would. Barbara is a qualified Cordon Bleu chef who is available for private catering functions and Cordon Bleu training. She even speaks beautifully!

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