LISTEN: Radio veterans, Gordhan, sports stars, celebs say bye to John Robbie
John Robbie hosted his last show on Radio 702 today after his 30-year career in broadcasting.
Various messages from callers, colleagues and friends have streamed in bidding him farewell and extending their well wishes.
All the very best @702JohnRobbie! 30 years of incredible Broadcasting.An end of a spectacular Era but the beginning of another #FarewellJohn— Leanne Manas (@LeanneManas) December 15, 2016
We just want to thank for being a massive part of South Africa radio and inspiring so many. All the best in whatever you'll be doing next.DJ Fresh, 5fm on-air personality
I will miss @702JohnRobbie in the morning on @Radio702. Always was the ultimate pro behind the mic. Good luck with your next adventure John!— Allan Donald (@AllanDonald33) December 15, 2016
After so many years in the business and having worked with you, let me pass my compliments to you and say a job well done. It's a race you have run with dedication and commitment. You've done a fantastic job.Tim Modise, veteran broadcaster
Former 702 on-air personality, Jenny Crwys-Williams said John gave listeners a glimpse into broadcast radio.
You made your name in a period of such vitality, it was simply extraordinary.Jenny Crwys-Williams, former 702 on-air personality
Listen to the messages below:
Primedia Group CEO, Roger Jardine, presented John with the Primedian Award for his contribution to broadcast radio through the country's transition into democracy and onwards.
You've had a fantastic run. The measure of your success is that you've infuriated and inspired people in equal measure.Roger Jardine, Primedia Group CEO
Watch the last few minutes of his interview below:
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