702 Presenters

The voices of 702

Bongani  Bingwa

Bongani Bingwa

Bongani Bingwa is the host of the Breakfast show on 702. He is the former Afternoon Drive show host. Before joining 702 he was a presenter and journalist on Carte Blanche.

For the last ten years, he has been a presenter and journalist for South Africa's longest running investigative television programme Carte Blanche. He has interviewed thought leaders, senior politicians, and captains of industry, authors, celebrities and high flyers on the global stage. Not a few wrongdoers have come under the glare of his probing questioning for the show.

Nonn Botha

Nonn Botha

Nonn Botha is a radio presenter, voice over artist, music lover, mom to four kids, an aspiring author, and a budding filmmaker. She can also be heard on 702 and CapeTalk every weekend on Solid Gold.

Gushwell Brooks

Gushwell Brooks

Gushwell Brooks is an LLB graduate from the University of the Witwatersrand who wandered onto radio and never looked back. His voice can now be heard on 702.

Follow Gushwell on Twitter @GushwellBrooks.

Karima Brown

Karima Brown

Veteran journalist Karima Brown is a seasoned journalist, editor and most recently Chief Content Officer at Independent Media. She strives to use her profession and the media as an instrument for change.

Xolani  Gwala

Xolani Gwala

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.

Joanne Joseph

Joanne Joseph

Joanne Joseph 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 will host the Afternoon Drive show.

Karabo Kgoleng

Karabo Kgoleng

Karabo Kgoleng is a seasoned broadcaster specialising in arts and literature.

She is passionate about social justice and mental health and has a keen interest in African politics, lifestyle, books and everything that makes for compelling conversation.

A proud South African who grew up in Botswana, Karabo loves to engage audiences in topics that move them to express themselves and take action. She is currently writing about international migration.

Because her passion keeps her going into the night, she keeps the 702 community in conversation on Late Night Talk on Sunday mornings from midnight to 3 am.

Karabo boasts witty intelligence, compassion and loves to geek out on new developments in technology and architecture.

With a wide variety of interests and an authoritative voice in the world of literature, Karabo is a sought-after facilitator and panelist at literary events throughout the country.

Marc Lewis

Marc Lewis

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.

Relebogile Mabotja

Relebogile Mabotja

Relebogile Mabotja is a presenter on 702 every weekday morning. She has extensive experience in the media industry as an actress, singer, writer, composer, producer and TV and radio host.

Kenny Maistry

Kenny Maistry

Kenny started out on campus radio in 1988 and although he completed his B.SC degree, he always knew he wanted a career in radio.

He joined Capital Radio in Durban in 1992 and hosted various shows including Breakfast, the Afternoon Drive and the emotional final show for the station which sadly closed in 1996.

Aubrey Masango

Aubrey Masango

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.

Eusebius McKaiser

Eusebius McKaiser

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.

Gugulethu Mhlungu

Gugulethu Mhlungu

Gugulethu Mhlungu is a presenter on 702 and has nearly a decade of experience in media (both on and off-air) and volunteer work. She’s also the Lifestyle editor and writer at City Press, a position she’s held since 2014.

At 21 she was made the station manager of RMR, Rhodes Music Radio, and was the youngest station manager in South African broadcast history.

Tshego Modisane

Tshego Modisane

The House Party is hosted by Tshego Modisane between 18h00 and 21h00 every Saturday.

Azania Mosaka

Azania Mosaka

Azania Mosaka is a presenter on 702 each weekday.

Azania, who hails from Pimville in Soweto, studied for a BCom degree at Wits University before attending Vega School of Brand Communication. In addition to being a radio host, she is also a television presenter and MC with over a decade of broadcast experience.

Phemelo Motene

Phemelo Motene

Phemelo Motene joined 702 from an acting background and she has been exploring radio through multiple roles, including being a producer for Azania Mosaka and then The Money Show with Bruce Whitfield, and as a weekend presenter.

Paul Mtirara

Paul Mtirara

Paul Mtirara was born in Johannesburg, called Switzerland home from an early age during the political unrest in this country. He stared his radio career at Tru FM in the Eastern Cape before moving to Metro FM. In addition to his radio work, Paul also holds an MBA from Milpark Business School.

Benjy Mudie

Benjy Mudie

A legend in the South African music industry, Benjy has nurtured the career of many of the country’s most successful recording artists, and been involved in the promotion of most of the biggest global acts within our region.

As marketing director for WEA Records/TUSK Music and then A&R Consultant for Universal Music South Africa, and owner of Fresh Music, Benjy has decades of experience in the recording industry and was involved in the development of the South African Music Awards.

Classic rock has always been a particular passion for Benjy and he has exceptional insight into the tracks, artists and backstories. Listeners to The Jukebox on 702 and CapeTalk are regaled with fascinating tales and trivia in between the best classic rock hits, compiled and hosted by Benjy.

Follow Benjy on Twitter @benjymudie

Richard Nwamba

Richard Nwamba

Richard presents Africa In Song on Channel Africa. He is also an award-winning playwright and a former writer for Sawubona Magazine.

Stand In Presenter

While most of our shows will have regular hosts, we do sometimes have a variety of presenters stand in on a temporary basis.

Bruce Whitfield

Bruce Whitfield

Bruce is a multi-platform award-winning financial journalist whose creative and engaging presentation makes money matters accessible to a broad audience.