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.”

Follow Pippa on twitter: @pjchudson

Afternoons with Pippa is produced by Amy-Rae Rispel - email: amyri@capetalk.co.za

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Fifteen Western Cape schools vandalised during school holidays

Fifteen Western Cape schools vandalised during school holidays

Although vandalism in schools persists during the holidays, WCED MEC's spokesperson says the number has dropped from last year.

Disabled hand cyclist 'Zig Zag Zach' is a winner

Disabled hand cyclist 'Zig Zag Zach' is a winner

10-year old award-winning hand cyclist Zach Legward took on Momentum Knysna Cycle Tour 50km event and witnessed the fire damage.

Local expeditioners smash SA climbing record in support of coding project

Local expeditioners smash SA climbing record in support of coding project

The adventure was to aid the campaign #CodeClimber, which aims to raise funds to provide coding lessons to disadvantaged youth.

UCT's Graduate School of Business opens first-ever satellite campus in Philippi

UCT's Graduate School of Business opens first-ever satellite campus in Philippi

GSB's Ndileka Zantsi explains that Philippi was chosen in order to boost entrepreneurial development in the neglected township.

Cape Philharmonic Orchestra uplifting young talent

Cape Philharmonic Orchestra uplifting young talent

The orchestra performs at least 170 times a year and runs a huge community outreach programme that is changing the lives of youth.

WATCH: Tim Noakes explains how diet affects children's odds of diabetes

WATCH: Tim Noakes explains how diet affects children's odds of diabetes

Prof Tim Noakes argues that diet can influence a child's susceptibility to both types of diabetes and a mother shares her story.

The sooner the better for egg-freezing and IVF, says fertility expert

The sooner the better for egg-freezing and IVF, says fertility expert

OB/GYN Dr Saleema Norsarka says the IVF success rate is between 2% and 5% for older women, particularly over the age of 35.

Alleged Parktown Boys sex pest coach faces over 160 charges

Alleged Parktown Boys sex pest coach faces over 160 charges

It has been revealed that about 22 under-age complainants have come forward to lay charges against the former water polo coach.