24.02.20 Pt 1 – How long does it take to get good at talking into a microphone? What happens when you get dragged to a play with friends and then you have to dress up, where does the madness end? In breaking news, we survived the asteroid. Fair dinkum, Margot Robbie is a belter! If you are a mother and you have life insurance, be careful that your daughters don’t kill you.
An open and honest conversation between some power women in broadcasting and media… you won’t hear anything like this anywhere else! In this second episode, Gareth Cliff speaks to all-star guests Bonang Matheba, Unathi Nkayi, Masechaba Ndlovu and Kuli Roberts about life, love, work and everything in between.
Legendary DJ from way back when and radio fundi Stan Katz has decided to launch his own podcast series called ‘Making Waves’, interviewing fellow media colleagues. He came to CliffCentral to talk to Gareth Cliff, and here is the conversation between these two radio pioneers, spanning four decades of broadcasting between them.
They are the people you may wake up with in the morning, spend time with in your car, and in your head… or who keep you company while you’re working. You may spend more time with them than with your family, so it’s not surprising that when their lives change, your life changes too. Join Gareth Cliff, DJ Fresh, DJ Sbu, Robert Marawa and Tbo Touch – with a unique introduction by Trevor Gumbi – as they open up about their lives in broadcasting, the state of the industry, and lots more.
I remember the school run fondly. My mom would load me, my brother, and sister into the car and take us on the 30-minute drive to school. The journey had a familiar routine – passing by the same places, chatting and laughing. Someone else was always in the car though – the radio. There was a DJ cracking corny jokes at the same time every morning, making a predictable prank call, playing the number one song on the charts for that day (in 1992, it was Whitney Houston’s ‘I Will Always Love You’, which meant that we all had to hear that song every day for months, so that it was tattooed on the inside of our skulls and infected our dreams), and someone reading the news headlines. Those morning drives were the context for my teenage years…