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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Student-led Stellies group educating about gender, rape culture, sexual identity

Student-led Stellies group educating about gender, rape culture, sexual identity

A movement of student and staff from Stellenbosch University campus is schooling peers on rape culture and building a safer space.

Book 'Dancing the Death Drill' re-imagines sinking of the SS Mendi 100 years ago

Book 'Dancing the Death Drill' re-imagines sinking of the SS Mendi 100 years ago

Today the world commemorates the passing of over 600 black troops who sank with the passenger steamship SS Mendi in 1917.

How Airbnb has made renting in Cape Town even more pricey

How Airbnb has made renting in Cape Town even more pricey

Property management company PayProp argues that Airbnb has driven down rental availability and driven up rental prices in the CBD.

Thorough research needed before dagga given prescription drug status - PsychMG

Thorough research needed before dagga given prescription drug status - PsychMG

Psychiatric expert Dr Renata Schoeman challenges plans to recognise dagga as a prescription drug rather than a banned substance.

Seeking a 9 to 5? You can now find and apply for job posts entirely on Facebook

Seeking a 9 to 5? You can now find and apply for job posts entirely on Facebook

Job seekers officially have an additional place to search for their ideal employment opportunity: Facebook. A recruiter explains.

Travel tips from a Danish vagabond who's trekked the world

Travel tips from a Danish vagabond who's trekked the world

Many folks only dream of travelling the world. Henrik Jeppesen made it a reality, all before he turned 28. Here's how you can too.

Adventurer Braam Malherbe and rowing mate have faced rough seas and close shaves

Adventurer Braam Malherbe and rowing mate have faced rough seas and close shaves

It hasn't been smooth sailing for Braam Malherbe and Wayne Roberston, rowing in the Cape to Rio in the middle of the Atlantic.

Local NGO Dreamworker lends a hand to help fight job crisis

Local NGO Dreamworker lends a hand to help fight job crisis

One day and door at a time, non-profit organisation Dreamworker is helping the poor and unemployed with job opportunities.

City of Cape Town to be 'frugal' with future Sona arrangements

City of Cape Town to be 'frugal' with future Sona arrangements

Mayoral Committee member for Safety, JP Smith says Sona requires more resources each year and the City cannot sustain the event.