Pippa Hudson

Afternoons with Pippa. Time to catch up on what's been happening in the City for both lifestyle and news subjects.

Philippa (Pippa) Hudson is the CapeTalk lunchtime host on weekdays from 13:00 – 15:00. After completing her Honours degree in English at the University of Witwatersrand, Pippa trained in radio news at Johannesburg’s ABC Ulwazi broadcasting school. Her on-air career started in 1998 as a news reporter at Classic FM, and a year later she moved to Cape Town to join a commercial radio station where she was later promoted first to News Editor and then to Station Manager in 2003.

Hudson opted for a short break from radio to raise her two young children, and during this period, developed a successful freelance business as a journalist and corporate writer. She was lured back into radio in 2008 by the opportunity to work at CapeTalk/702 as part of the Eyewitness News team.

“I have always considered these stations to be the premiere radio news suppliers in South Africa, and the opportunity to get back on the air and be part of this dynamic team was one I relished,” she says. “It is a privilege and an exciting new challenge for me to fulfil the role of lunchtime host.”

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Articles
Orcas spotted in Langebaan Lagoon must've been hunting, says conservationist

Orcas spotted in Langebaan Lagoon must've been hunting, says conservationist

Capetonians are accustomed to seeing whales playing along the coast, but it is very rare to hear of orcas in the Langebaan Lagoon.

Not enough precautions to prevent wildfires, says ecologist

Not enough precautions to prevent wildfires, says ecologist

Prof Eugene Moll says authorities haven't taken enough measures to ensure that wildfire are easily contained when they break out.

How to qualify for water restriction exemptions

How to qualify for water restriction exemptions

Intensified water restrictions are on the cards and the City has strict eligibility criteria in place to help ensure residents comply.

How to deal with a difficult boss (and boost your work)

How to deal with a difficult boss (and boost your work)

Do you have a boss that you don't get along with? A leadership coach shares tips on how to overcome working with a difficult boss.

SA Air Force joins efforts to fight ongoing Cape fires

SA Air Force joins efforts to fight ongoing Cape fires

More crews have joined firefighting efforts in a desperate push to contain the various blazes across the province.

How to follow a low-carb diet

How to follow a low-carb diet

Vickie de Beer chats to Pippa Hudson about how she embraced a low-carb lifestyle after her son was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.

Lamberts Bay 'Kreef Fees' cancelled

Lamberts Bay 'Kreef Fees' cancelled

Endangered crayfish meant back to the drawing board for popular Lambert's Bay Kreef Fees, replacing it with a market day.

City cranks up spot checks on water restrictions

City cranks up spot checks on water restrictions

The City of Cape Town has increased its enforcement of water restrictions in a bid to reduce residents’ water wastage.

WC Education working to get 17 500 learners placed

WC Education working to get 17 500 learners placed

The WCED says it's working around the clock to find schools for unplaced learners.