The 2018 NCRW Awards were hosted on the 16th of February 2018 @ Sand Du Plessis Theatre, Bloemfontein. The red carpet event started at 18:00 until late. Over 800 guests attended. The guests included 70 nominees and 210 community radio people from across South Africa, to name a few. There was live entertainment for the guest and community radio personalities were the hosts of the spectacular event.
By the end of the night, we had 19 award winners for 21 categories. The trophies were designed and created by a local artist from Bloemfontein.
|Best Talk Show||Jason Freeman||Radio Riverside|
|Best Documentary Show||Agisanang Scuff||Vaaltar Fm|
|Best Current Affairs||Vincent Matladi Malata||Sekhukhune Fm|
|Best Children Show||Nontobeko Mcetywa||Zibonele Fm|
|Best Afternoon Drive||Hendrick Kekana||Moutse Fm|
|Best Content Producer||Lebogang Molefe||Alex Fm|
|Best Education Show||Oupa Mashaba||Moutse Fm|
|Best Female Presenter||Nthabiseng Madibana||Mohodi Fm|
|Best male Presenter||Thamsanqa Fana Mini||Motheo Fm|
|Best News Reader||Simon nkuna||Bushbuckridge Fm|
|Best Audio Packaging||Kholofelo Mothwa||Moutse Fm|
|Best Business Show||Sylvia Mathapo||Turf fm|
|Best Music Show||Thamsanqa Fana Mini||Motheo Fm|
|Best Breakfast Show||Isaac Mashila||Turf Fm|
|Best Entertainment Show||Thamsanqa Fana Mini||Motheo Fm|
|Best Sports Show||Thando Mgedezi||Lukhaji Fm|
|Best Personality of the year||Musa Mabika||Inanda Fm|
|Listeners’ Choice station of the year||Dihlabeng Fm||Dihlabeng Fm|
|Community Project of the year||Naledi fm||Naledi Fm|
|NCRW station of the year||Zibonele Fm||Zibonele Fm|
|Lifetime Achiever award||Thandeka Msani||Inanda Fm|
Winners received a trophy and a certificate as a symbol of their excellence. The trophies were designed and created by a local artist from Bloemfontein. Furthermore, the awards employed over 120 talented individuals that consisted of artists, designers, dancers, photographers, videographers and others. In addition, the NCRW Ambassadorship finalists were ushers of the night.