#702Afternoons with Relebogile Mabotja on 702 speaks to contemporary life and lifestyle topics. With her charm, warmth and sass, Relebogile brings her unique point of view to topical conversations, burning issues, surprising engagements and light-hearted commentary.
Relebogile Mabotja has been in the media and entertainment business for 18 years fulfilling numerous roles across multiple disciplines. She was introduced to our television screens in 2004 as a CrazE presenter. Some highlights that followed were Gospel Grooves (eTV), 12 Day of Christmas (SABC 2), Nando's TV (Soweto TV), Dance Your Butt Off Season 1 and 2
(SABC 1), TrendingSA (SABC 3) and over a decade of MC and hosting work. 2019 saw her join Real Time Channel 155 as their first ambassador. She currently hosts her own daily talk show, Unpacked with Relebogile Mabotja on SABC 3 with an uncut version available on YouTube.
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Just as comfortable behind the scenes - Relebogile was the Producer on notable projects such as the SABC Crown Gospel Music Awards, Afro Café, Metro FM’s Live Red Carpet Show for RGB and eTV’s Business Battle. She was also Musical Director of Afro Café, I Love South Africa, The Sing Off South Africa, Star The Winner Is (Nigeria) and Techo Own The Stage (Nigeria) and Executive Producer of Mnet’s The Single Wives SA and SABC 2’s Raising Babies 101.
Her acting portfolio includes Home Affairs (SABC 1), Zone 14 (SABC 1), Rhythm City (eTV), Skeem Saam (SABC 1) and Isidingo (SABC 3).
Relebogile’s distinctive voice has been heard in films, documentaries, television and radio ads and promos for over a decade as she works with various brands. Her radio journey started at 702 in 2015. She went on to host the Early Breakfast Show before moving to Metro FM as co-host and news reader for The Fresh Breakfast Show, and later joined the afternoon drive show, The King’s Suite until 2020.
Relebogile has a certificate in Entertainment Law from the University of Johannesburg, a certificate in Business Management and Entrepreneurship from the University of South Africa and has trained for board directorship and chairmanship through IODSA. She previously sat on the board of the National Eisteddfod Academy and chaired the board of the Southern African Music Rights Organisation.
Over the years Relebogile has been recognised through various nominations and awards for philanthropy, leadership, music, acting and stage theatre performance, including a South African Film and Television Award and a South African Music Award. She recently won Best News Reader for a Commercial Station at the South African Radio Awards 2020, won in the categories of Woman in Media and overall winner at the Woman in Stature Awards 2020, was named Mail & Guardian’s Top 200 Young South Africans in the category Arts and Culture. She was also named a finalist in the Gender Mainstreaming Awards 2020 in the category of Positive Role Model as a Gauteng Entrepreneur and won in the category of Africa Woman Leaders for Woman Leadership Excellence at the Africa Leadership Awards in India 2020. In 2021, Relebogile was announced as one of Avance Media’s 2020 Top 100 Most Influential Young South Africans for her work with The Relebogile Mabotja Foundation.