Replacing Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp on the lunchtime show on 94.5 Kfm, the new host is 22-year-old Twala Ngambi who was discovered at an open-mike day at the studios over two years ago, catching the attention of the station executives with her professionalism and fresh approach to broadcasting.
Since then she has been on air as a stand-in and more recently hosted her own show on Saturdays and Sundays between 4-7am.
"The decision to move Twala to the lunchtime slot was a natural progression for this talented young woman," says station manager, Colleen Louw. "We are excited about this new chapter in her career and although she's no stranger to the team, having her as part of our daytime line-up will give our listeners the opportunity to engage with a new generation of presenters."
Having admired radio-personalities such as Ryan O'Connor and Anele Mdoda over the years, Ngambi is thrilled about the opportunity. She has taken a sabbatical from UCT where she is currently studying architecture. "My 10 year plan has come early and I'm ecstatic. I definitely now need to re-work my dream board." She hopes to infuse pop culture and fun into the lunchtime slot and says she is looking forward to "making a whole lot of new friends."
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