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LISTEN: Radio veterans, Gordhan, sports stars, celebs say bye to John Robbie

15 December 2016 11:31 AM
John Robbie's 30-year run in radio has come to an end with friends, callers and colleagues wishing him a heartfelt goodbye.

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.

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

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:


This article first appeared on 702 : LISTEN: Radio veterans, Gordhan, sports stars, celebs say bye to John Robbie


15 December 2016 11:31 AM