Umhlobo Wenene FM welcomes seasoned broadcaster to its team

2017-02-08 06:02

IN December 2016, Umhlobo Wenene FM bid farewell to one of its most respected talk show hosts, Luzuko Koti, after a solid five years with the station.

This year, the station is proud to announce the appointment of another seasoned and well-respected broadcaster, Siphiwo Magoda.

Magoda is not new to the SABC world as he has 20 years of experience within the SABC.

He started his career in 1982 when he joined Radio Transkei as an operations controller, reporter, news reader, senior reporter and news and current affairs presenter.

Magoda has also had international exposure. He was afforded an opportunity to train as a journalist at the British Broadcasting Corporation in London.

He also had the opportunity to be trained in change management at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Toronto.

This seasoned broadcaster also worked as an intern at the CBC’s St Johns Radio and Television in Newfoundland in Canada. Back at home, Magoda worked as a news reporter for Good Morning South Africa.

Ahead of the historical elections in 1994, he played a pivotal role as he was tasked with interviewing all the major South African political party leaders.

Umhlobo Wenene FM welcomes Magoda as a host of Umxholo, which is a midnight talk show.

For a midnight talk show Umxholo enjoys a fair share of audiences.

Sitting at 472 000 listeners, the show is on air daily from Monday to Friday between midnight and 3am. His first show took place last Wednesday, February 1.

The station manager, Phumzile Mnci, welcomes Magoda to the team and wishes him all the best.

Mnci said, “I have no doubt that Mr Magoda will take the show to greater heights due to his experience as a journalist and a tried and tested broadcaster.”

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