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.


Good to Know with Wendy Knowler

Consumer journalist, Wendy Knowler shares her expert advice on those things consumers really need insights on.


Game of Thrones

After 8 years and 72 episodes, there remains only one to determine how it all ends and who takes the Iron Throne. Pippa Hudson is joined by fellow GoT fans to look back at the series highlights, the things they hated and loved and whether the writers will ruin or restore our faith in the show. Whatever you may feel, there is little doubt that this is the series of the century if not all time and it will all end on Monday 20 May. Joining Pippa are the three friends of House Wyrd - Fazielah Williams, Tendai Sibindi and Leonie Mollentze and Primedia producer Nicola Bruns and her GoT Bff Elri Steenkamp. Consider it the perfect preparation ahead of the last show and for those with FOMO take a listen to know what to drop into conversations to look like you know why half the planet has lost their mind about whether a dragon lady will get to sit on an iron throne.


 

Articles
Dead bodies, syringes and condoms - the ugly truth about pollution in CPT rivers

Dead bodies, syringes and condoms - the ugly truth about pollution in CPT rivers

Plastic Pollution Initiative carried out the assessment last month and says the situation is dire and the findings shocking.

Waterfront Theatre School to represent South Africa at Brics Drama Festival

Waterfront Theatre School to represent South Africa at Brics Drama Festival

A group of students from the Cape Town school will be heading to Moscow in Russia next week.

I've created a seat at the table for an African girl child,  says Saray Khumalo

I've created a seat at the table for an African girl child, says Saray Khumalo

Earlier this month the mountaineer became the first black African woman to summit Mount Everest.

Why you should ALWAYS read the Ts and Cs - #ConsumerTalk

Why you should ALWAYS read the Ts and Cs - #ConsumerTalk

Journalist Wendy Knowler explains how unscrupulous companies take advantage of our unwillingness to read terms and conditions.

'Help is just a phone call away' - a lifeline for male survivors of sex assault

'Help is just a phone call away' - a lifeline for male survivors of sex assault

Matrixmen Cape Town head Patrick Macdonald says normally it takes up to 27.6 years to report what happened.

Foreign nationals still in limbo seven years after closure of Cape Town office

Foreign nationals still in limbo seven years after closure of Cape Town office

Failure to be granted refugee status means thousands struggle to access even the most basic services.

US expert gives evidence in Reshall Jimmy death inquest

US expert gives evidence in Reshall Jimmy death inquest

An inquest is underway to determine whether the Ford Motor Company should be held accountable for his death.

Learning In Reach and Bambini Dream Foundation team up to uplift Lavender Hills

Learning In Reach and Bambini Dream Foundation team up to uplift Lavender Hills

The organisations will plant a vegetable garden in Delft to help children in the community.

Oom Fredie Blom turns 115 in style

Oom Fredie Blom turns 115 in style

Community activist Gadija Francis describes why they threw a birthday party for the senior man.