About Us

Life FM is owned and operated by Life Broadcasting, a registered non-profit company; and is a licensed community radio station, with a Christian ethos, based in Klerksdorp in the North West province of South Africa. Life FM broadcasts on 100.6 and 98.1 FM in the KOSH and Potchefstroom areas respectively and streams live on the internet. Here at Life FM it's all about Jesus Christ, our Abba Father and the Holy Spirit, guiding and leading us. It's Jesus 24/7.

The Vision
To reach as many people as possible with the Good News of the love of God through the medium of radio and other online and social platforms.

The Mission
To effectively impact our listeners and local communities with the love of God through quality programmes and initiatives that encourages, uplifts and add value to their lives.

Ferdie Swanepoel

Chief Executive Officer
Ferdie is a well-known local businessman, self-published author, and teacher of the Word. He has extensive experience in business with a background in law. He is married to Santie, and the couple has 2 daughters and 4 grandchildren. As CEO of Life FM, he has been an instrumental force in shaping the vision of Life FM.

Stephanes van Schalkwyk

Station Manager
Stephanus has a background in the financial sector and has been in full-time ministry for the past 14 years, as a teacher of the Word. He has a Bible School and still teaches weekly part-time classes. Stephanus ensures the smooth daily operation of Life FM, and manages the financial, administrative, technical, program and sales aspects of the station. He is married to his High School sweetheart Laetitia.

Stefaans Coetzee

Social Media Manager
Stefaans Coetzee is a well-known figure in the charity world, published author and public speaker. He is responsible for all the social media platforms on which Life FM is currently active, as well as the production of content for social media.

Brandon Meyer 

Radio Programme Controller
Brandon has experience in sound engineering, audio editing, videography, graphic design, IT, and social media. He is married to Clirese, and the couple has one son. As Radio Programme Controller Brandon’s main role is to ensure that the station's on-air product meets the creative and commercial needs of Life FM; and is responsible for the smooth on-air operations, the production of content and broadcast schedule of the station.

Belinda Swart

Finances and Administration
Belinda is married to Frans and the couple has 1 daughter and 2 sons. Belinda handles all the administrative and financial aspects of Life FM.