Seasoned journalist, producer, writer and presenter, Joanne Joseph will be joining 702 in May as the host of the afternoon drive show.
Joanne is a household name in South Africa, having spent 20 years in the media industry, including a number of years hosting prominent TV news shows on eNCA and the SABC. Joanne’s broadcast career actually started in radio and she has extensive experience on the airwaves.
She has also authored a best-selling book, Drug Muled, Sixteen Years in a Thai Prison; teaches scriptwriting for broadcast and is a sought-after MC. “
Joanne’s wealth of experience in current affairs and news presentation, her professionalism as well as her compassion for the people behind the stories, make her an exciting addition to the 702 line-up and we welcome her to the team— Thabisile Mbete, 702 Station Manager
Joanne joins the 702 team on Wednesday 2 May to sit in the hot seat on afternoon drive, between 15h00 and 18h00 weekdays.
I look forward to being part of a team that strives for excellence every day on the airwaves, and never shrinks from tackling the most challenging, controversial stories head-on. It's important to me that we infuse stories with the humanity they deserve and give a voice to the many who've traditionally struggled to be heard. On Afternoon Drive, we'll seek to tell those stories unflinchingly and empathetically, while holding those answerable to account— Joanne Joseph