Breaking Ground

WITS RADIO ACADEMY  |  Podcast , ±16 min episodes every 11 weeks, 4 days  |  Broadcast schedule  | 
Breaking Ground is a current affairs show on Voice of Wits 88.1 FM that airs every Wednesday evening at 7pm till 8pm. It unpacks stimulating discussions and news making headlines. The shows primary audience is students and the issues they face.

The show is produced and hosted by the Voice of Wits News room.

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21
JUL

Breaking Ground - Job interviewing skills for the youth

On VOW FM’s Breaking Ground show, we spoke to Michelle Dobson, who is the Head of Brands of a global leading e-recruitment company, Saongroup on the conversation regarding job interviewing skills for the youth.

Dobson emphasised the importance of paying attention to online profiles, as it will work in ones favour.
02
JUN

Gender Based Violence

Mara Glennie who is the founder of TEARS Foundation that provides access to crisis intervention, advocacy, counselling, and prevention education services for those impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse.

Our conversation is centered around gender based violence. Who can be a victim of abuse. How can one escape from an abusive relationship and how to report it. Mara also shared her story on how she was a victim and how she overcame the situation and shared details of how we can contact the foundation for help.
08
APR
2021

The Right to Free Education

The constitution's promise of free education has been one that's met by all kinds of battles between students and higher learning institutions. In light of yet another loud cry for the reduction of fees and free education, Education activist Hendrick Makaneta spoke to the Breaking Ground team to unpack the issue.
18
MAR
2021

Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) on police brutality

The manner in which some law enforcement officers have been conducting themselves since the beginning of the student protesting across the country, has been under the spotlight. Breaking Ground speaks to Spokesperson for the police watchdog, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID), Ndileka Cola.
18
MAR
2021

Human Rights Commission on police brutality

The manner in which some law enforcement officers have been conducting themselves since the beginning of the student protesting across the country, has been under the spotlight. Breaking Ground speaks to the provincial head of the Human Rights Commission, Buang Jones.

6 episodes