The John Maytham Show

This veteran of talk radio and a seasoned news journalist serves a round-up of local and international news, coupled with the latest in business, sport, traffic and weather.

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. Once he set the bar for South African news and talk radio he accepted the challenge to join Primedia Broadcasting and help establish the newly founded CapeTalk, fulfilling the role of both News Editor and Breakfast Host. He was the first host to switch on the mic at the now 18-year-old station. Years later, he was also the first radio broadcaster to do a Google Hangout in South Africa.

John has racked up an impressive list of interviews including former president Nelson Mandela and South Africa’s youngest published author. He was the last to interview cricketer Hansie Cronje just before he boarded the plane which crashed, claiming his life.

Those that have been listening for years make a point of never missing a show and those that have recently started listening almost all agree that he rates as one of the most informed and intelligent people they have heard on radio.

Join in the conversation with John weekdays from 15:00 – 18:00.

Follow John on Twitter @johnmaytham

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WATCH: CapeTalk listeners spoilt for choice at special biltong tasting

WATCH: CapeTalk listeners spoilt for choice at special biltong tasting

Three CapeTalk fans were treated to an exclusive biltong tasting experience and shared their thoughts with presenter John Maytham.

Surf’s up with Liquid Freedom Surf

Surf’s up with Liquid Freedom Surf

Liquid Freedom Surf is dedicated to producing the highest quality locally manufactured surf boards and stand-up paddle boards.

Lady Aria Grey on gender identity and the art of drag performance

Lady Aria Grey on gender identity and the art of drag performance

Lady Aria Grey is a drag queen and YouTube star with a series of funny and educational videos titled 'Lady Aria Grey Explains'.

The Wine Feature: Three blends of exceptional value for money

The Wine Feature: Three blends of exceptional value for money

John Maytham's three wine picks this week are set to hit the spot

Retail lessons learned lead to reliable supply of crisp fine fruit and veggies

Retail lessons learned lead to reliable supply of crisp fine fruit and veggies

Crisp supplies some of the top hotels and restaurants in the Western Cape with quality guaranteed produce.

Clarity on London attack emerges

Clarity on London attack emerges

Police have raided a number of proprieties in London and Birmingham.

Province working to solve the Delft taxi violence

Province working to solve the Delft taxi violence

Donald Grant talks about the reasons underlying the recent spate of taxi violence in the Delft area in the Western Cape.

Cops clarify arrested men linked to Chief Justice Office burglary

Cops clarify arrested men linked to Chief Justice Office burglary

EWN's Barry Bateman reports police say that the two suspects had information about the crime yet were not charged.

Poultry industry cries foul

Poultry industry cries foul

Trade and Industries Portfolio Committee met on Thursday in Parliament to discuss the issues raised by the poultry industry.