Keamogetswe Matlala / Radio Show Host

Keamogetswe Matlala shows

Age: 21

Rep. your hometown? Soshanguve

Rep. your institution? University of the Witwatersrand

What did you study? Bachelor of Arts in Media studies and International studies

What show are you currently doing? Breaking ground

When and what time? Wednesdays, 19:00 – 20:00

What inspired you to join radio? The art of storytelling captured my heart. This, coupled with the desire to be the voice of my generation has driven me into media.

Who is your favourite all time broadcaster? Thabile Ngwato

What’s the one quote you live by? “Everything you’ve ever wanted, is on the other side of fear”

What’s been your best and worst moment on air? My best moment on air thus far has been when I created a safe space for a marginalised sex worker to tell her story so as to provide a better understanding of the dynamics of the South African sex industry. My worst moment has been suppressing my anxiety on air after a guest was unreachable.

What’s the funniest thing you have ever heard?

Game night or movie night? Game night

What’s the most played song on your music playlist? Ewe by Press

What was the last lie you told? “I’m fine”

If you had to pick an age that you would be for the rest of your life, which age would that be and why21, it’s the age where you are officially an adult and treated as such yet still get benefits of being a child.

Name your favourite equipment/tool you use on air? Headphones

Who is your go-to person for anything and everything in life? My mother

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