With nearly 20 years in broadcast journalism, in South Africa and abroad, Xolani has earned the respect of newsmakers and audiences across the country.
His experience as a reporter, news anchor, producer, talk show host, news editor and current affairs programme presenter in both English and Zulu, on radio and television, make Xolani an exceptionally versatile media professional.
Philippa (Pippa) Hudson completed her Honours degree in English at the University of Witwatersrand.
She trained in radio news at Johannesburg’s ABC Ulwazi broadcasting school but her on-air career started in 1998 as a news reporter at Classic FM, and a year later she moved to Cape Town to join a commercial radio station where she was later promoted first to News Editor and then to Station Manager in 2003.
Kieno Kammies has become synonymous with asking tough questions. He is dismissive of spin and invites opinions challenging his own.
It’s not all hard talk with this experienced journalist and radio personality. Kieno cares deeply about the community in which he lives and works. His compassion for those less fortunate, those who have been wronged or ignored by the state is evident.
Lester Kiewit has been plying his trade as a broadcast journalist for close on a decade. He got his big break in as a news intern at CapeTalk Eyewitness News in 2004 soon developing into a seasoned and respected journalist.
Sara-Jayne King completed a degree in law before she ventured into journalism, working in London and Johannesburg.
More than a decade's experience in media means she’s no stranger to asking difficult and probing questions.
Marc is an Eyewitness News sports reporter and can be heard every Friday and Sunday.
An award winning sports journalist and a presenter on one of the biggest drive shows in Joburg, Marc manages to balance the big issues of South African sports with the lighter side of life in Jozi.
Aubrey Masango is a passionate, sincere and inspirational broadcaster with a love for South Africans in all their diversity and constantly looks for conversations aimed at unlocking the humanity and potential of each individual and collective in realising their goals.
John Maytham is a trained actor who made the switch to radio over 20 years ago when he joined the news team at Radio 604.
He then swapped reporting for anchoring an AM drive time show at a national talk radio station.
Eusebius McKaiser is not only a presenter on 702 and CapeTalk every weekday, but also a political analyst, broadcaster, lecturer and writer.
He has a background in moral philosophy, after studying and then going on to lecture in the philosophy department at Rhodes University.
Africa Melane’s wide-ranging interests and relentless curiosity stand him in good stead to host Weekend Breakast on 702 and CapeTalk, a show that ranges from international headlines to must-visit events.
Shiloh has been on-air for over two decades presenting the greatest rock music from around the world. His Magic Bus will transport you back to the heart of the 60's and 70's with some of the best tracks you have not heard for a while.
This velvet voiced entrepreneur and father left a career in HR to pursue his passion – radio.
Abs is warm and adventurous. His positive outlook and desire to motivate others mean early mornings start on a bright note, regardless of the headlines. Abs doesn’t shy away from controversy. He’s tenacious and optimistic. If there’s a silver lining, Abs will find it.
While most of our shows will have regular hosts, we do sometimes have a variety of presenters stand in on a temporary basis.
Gary van Dyk is a born-and-bred Capetonian. Raised in Diep River, his grandfather played a central role in encouraging his love for jazz.
“There was always music playing in the house,” recalls Gary. Other relatives, who lived in District Six, would pop in on the weekends when the family danced to ballroom music. Once that was done his grandfather would pull out his special jazz collection. Together Gary and ‘daddy’ Christy spent hours listening. When Gary was in school his grandfather gave him LP covers to read aloud. So a great love was born.
Bruce is a multi-platform award-winning financial journalist whose creative and engaging presentation makes money matters accessible to a broad audience.