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What is your hometown? Driefontein. Mpumalanga
Which university/college did you go to? University of Witwatersrand
What did you study? BA in Media Studies
What show are you currently doing? That Lunch Show
What time? Weekdays from 12pm till 3pm
What inspired you to join radio? I was bitten by the radio bug in 2017 when I realised my voice was not an ordinary one and that I could touch and heal people through the medium of radio. I went on to work for several online radio stations before landing on VOWFM’s doors in 2020.
Who is your favourite all time broadcaster? Between Mo G and Thembekile Mrototo. Lies, I just cannot select one.
What’s the one quote you live by? “No matter what happens my boy, you are going to make it” – My late Dad.
What’s been your best and worst moment on air? My worst moment on air is a daily one, my inability to stop laughing but in turn this is likely to be my best moment as I believe there’s so much healing in laughter.
What’s the funniest thing you have ever heard? The funniest thing I’ve ever heard is probably a joke by my Grandmother or Great-Grandmother. I just can not pick a specific one. I’m extremely funny myself.
Game night or movie night? Movie night
What’s the most played song on your music playlist? Holokile by the late Tshepo Tshola
What was the last lie you told? I have no money, this is just a saving tactic but rest assured I know when someone really needs it.
If you had to pick an age that you would be for the rest of your life, which age would that be and why?I would probably select to remain 9 years old because life was just so simple and peaceful at that age and it was a crucial turning point in my life.
Name your favourite equipment /tool you use on air? My favourite equipment is definitely my headsets as I cannot do without them. It just doesn’t sound the same.
Who is your go to person for anything and everything in life? My go to person in everything is my beloved grandmother, who is my BFF.