On Air Personality
Sundays on Avulekile Amasango between 07h00-09h00
Meet the dynamic radio personality born and raised in the ‘Province of the Rising Sun’, Mpumalanga, formerly known as Witbank, Jay-Dee, the voice behind the mic during Sundays on Avulekile Amasango from 07:00 to 09:00.
After completing matric at the tender age of 16, our radio host pursued higher education, studying B.Admin (Public Management) at the University of Pretoria. Her academic pursuits included Political Science, Public Administration, and Communications.
Jay-Dee’s professional journey took her from the halls of academia to the offices of the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality. But her heart was set on the airwaves, and in April 2005, she leaped to join Ikwekwezi FM, initially hosting a weekend show on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Barely a month into her time at the station, she was appointed to a full-time late-night week slot, presenting Sizigedlile from 21:00 to 24:00. The show focused on financial, educational, and governmental issues, showcasing his versatility.
Women's Magazine Show and Road Safety Ambassador:
In 2007, Jay-Dee hosted a women's magazine show titled Asiqongelane (09:00-12:00), addressing a range of issues affecting women. During this period, she also served as the Mpumalanga Roads and Transport Ambassador, tackling road safety issues, a role she held for three years.
Return to Ikwekwezi FM:
In April 2015, Jay-Dee made a triumphant return to Ikwekwezi FM, picking up where she left off in 2011. Currently, she wears the hat of a Friday night show host for Hlala Nami which airs between 19h00 – 21h00, and presides over Avulekile Amasango on Sunday mornings from 07h00 – 09h00, a show she previously hosted in 2006.
Passion and Unique Traits:
Radio isn't just a job; it's a passion for this easy-going individual. She's known for working smart rather than trying too hard. He's earned the moniker 'The Original One' for her trendsetting approach, relying on instincts and diligent research to deliver top-notch programs.
Voice-Over and MCing Career:
Since 2005, she's been the voice behind notable brands like MTN, Vodacom, Parliament, Unilever, and various health products. Additionally, she's lent her skills as an MC for government departments and private companies, a testament to his versatile talent.
Musical Tastes and Outlook on Life:
As a presenter, Jay-dee has an eclectic taste in music, dancing to any rhythm that catches her ear. She approaches life with enthusiasm, taking each day as it comes and cherishing her melodic voice as a divine gift.
Closing with a Quote:
In the words of Mahatma Gandhi, our host's best-loved quote is, “Be the change you want to see”, reflecting her commitment to making a positive impact.