East Coast Gold
Have you gone Gold yet? East Coast Gold is a digital radio station launched by the team at East Coast Radio. It’s all about classic hit music with sprinklings of up-to-date news, weather and traffic. East Coast Gold hits the sweet spot between growing technology trends and human touch. In East Coast Gold we have the traditional strengths of radio locked in through personality-driven, free-form broadcasts that cater to the niche listener. The internet radio station is available on the ECR App or website, on the Alexa smart speaker or various streaming sites, including Sound Garden and My Tuner.
Launched on 4 November 2019, East Coast Gold is jam-packed with Classic Hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s. The purpose of the station is to innovate a special music radio product that caters to exclusively to the 50+ listener’s tastes through a combination of music and content. East Coast Gold: Internet radio curated by field experts and featuring trusted personalities.
GORDON GRAHAM: Hosts the award-winning More Music Breakfast Show from 6am to 10am every weekday. He has the golden voice, and his cool and calm style has made him a favourite in many South African markets since 1994 including Joburg and the Eastern Cape, where he was on air for 20 years with Algoa FM before relocating to Durban. Gordon won the Best Internet Radio Show at the 2020 Radio Awards for his ECG breakfast show.
DAVE GUSELLI: Not too many presenters worldwide can boast to being still on radio after 40 years. Dave Guselli is one such presenter. He’s worked on some of the top commercial stations, including 11 years on Capital Radio 604 in Port St Johns and 20 years on ECR where he was a household name in KZN. Dave presents the 10am to 2pm weekday show on East Coast Gold, and he is an avid soccer lover.
GUY MCDONALD: The multi MTN Radio Award-winning former Good Hope FM, Magic 828 and 94.5 Kfm presenter Guy McDonald hosts the Weekend Breakfast show from Cape Town. Guy is also an Actor, Master Impersonator, TV Presenter, Freelance Studio Director, Master of Ceremonies, Voice-artist, Marketer and Scriptwriter.
ALEX JAY: Radio Hall of Famer Alex Jay is the standard of what a South African legend is, having spent almost 40 years on radio and still going strong! Alex currently hosts the lunchtime show on Jacaranda FM, which he continues to do in addition to playing Classic Hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm. When he is not doing a radio show, Alex loves spending time on the golf course. He is also a renowned coffee aficionado.
JILL STEWART: Eastern Cape favourite, Jill Stewart hosts the Sunday 10am till 2pm show. The former Algoa FM favourite gives a specialist look at hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s in a jam-packed show that features Jill’s popular feature, Down Memory Lane. Jill started her journey in radio in 1986 when she joined Algoa FM after winning the Voice of South Africa in 1981.
JANE LINLEY-THOMAS: Has been on air on East Coast Radio since 2004 and has built up a reputation as great storyteller and someone who’s passionate about sharing her philosophy on kindness. She currently hosts 1-4am on ECR, as well as the Sunday 2-6pm show on East Coast Gold.
DAMON BEARD: Has been an institution on radio in KZN and was with East Coast Radio for 28 years before moving to the UK in November 2019. Damon hosts the Saturday 2-6pm show on East Coast Gold. Damon won the Best Internet Radio Show at the 2021 Radio Awards for his ECG show.