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

Podcasts
New Beginnings

CapeTalk's Pippa Hudson chats to inspiring individuals who have recently embarked on a new experience, changed their life for the better, or adopted a radical new approach to some new aspect of their life.


Afternoons with Pippa Hudson

Catch up on what's been happening on the City's lifestyle scene with Pippa Hudson.


 

Articles
Is your home wildfire ready? Advice on how to make your home more fire resistant

Is your home wildfire ready? Advice on how to make your home more fire resistant

Destructive wildfires are predicted to increase in frequency and intensity in the Western Cape. How prepared are you?

Looking for something new to do in CT? Why not consider cycling across the ocean

Looking for something new to do in CT? Why not consider cycling across the ocean

Cape Town Water Bikes is an unusual way to experience the coastline of the South Peninsula. Hop on a water bike and pedal away!

'Festive road deaths proof Parly must pull the plug on no-fault accident scheme'

'Festive road deaths proof Parly must pull the plug on no-fault accident scheme'

Attorney Kirstie Haslam says the proposed 'no-fault’ Rabs system rewards drunk drivers at the expense of genuine crash victims.

Beware of fake vets putting Cape Town pets at risk

Beware of fake vets putting Cape Town pets at risk

A local animal clinic says many pets have sadly been euthanised after they were treated by fake veterinarians.

ICC prosecutors to appeal acquittal of Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo

ICC prosecutors to appeal acquittal of Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo

The ICC acquitted the former Ivory Coast President over post-electoral violence in 2010-11 where around 3 000 people died.

Waltons responds to 'logistical glitch' with back-to-school stationery sets

Waltons responds to 'logistical glitch' with back-to-school stationery sets

Parents complained about failed deliveries, lack of communication and poor customer service. Waltons has since issued a statement.

Sassa: Beneficiaries must be vigilant of bank charges for grant transactions

Sassa: Beneficiaries must be vigilant of bank charges for grant transactions

Beneficiaries who have their grant paid into a bank account are often subjected to various transaction fees.

Teen conservationist turns hero saving tortoises from Overstrand fire

Teen conservationist turns hero saving tortoises from Overstrand fire

The 17-year-old braved the smoke and flames to save 33 tortoises and other wildlife during the height of the fires.

Crews still battling active fires in Hermanus and Franskraal

Crews still battling active fires in Hermanus and Franskraal

Over 200 firefighters have been trying to douse the flames in Betty’s Bay, Franskraal and Hermanus since Friday afternoon.