Thando Thabethe shares excitement news with fans after getting the job in 947 afternoon drive time show — “947 Drive with Thando”, weekdays between 3pm and 7pm.
The radio and media star took to Twitter sharing good news with fans, many congratulate her for joining the family alongside co-host, Alex Caige.
“It’s HAPPENING!!! So glad to finally announce that I’m officially driving you home Joburg #947DriveWithThando,” she tweeted.
Thabethe continued,” I am really excited to be returning to radio and to have been approached by Joburg’s coolest frequency, 947 – is just fantastic.
“I have always loved the radio as a medium to genuinely connect with people through music and conversation.
“I believe that music is a true leveller, bringing people together in a place and time that is just about what they are hearing and how it makes them feel.
“I can’t wait to get behind the mic and contribute to our 947 audience’s listening experience.”
Thando Makhunga, 947 station manager praises Thabethe for her involvement and experience in the industry over a decade.
“Thando has over a decade of experience in the entertainment industry and has proven to be a successful and gifted presenter during her time on various radio stations.
“She is a young, dynamic and multi-talented woman, whose drive and ambition is a great example for all aspirational South Africans with the courage to reach – and work – for their dreams.
“She represents the spirit, curiosity and energy of the modern 947 listener. We are thrilled that she has chosen 947 for her return to radio. Commercially, 947 continues to deliver a compelling proposition that partners with our clients to bring their brands alive.”
In a statement released on Monday, the station announced that “as part of the changes to the drive time show, 947 bids a fond farewell to the high-spirited and effervescent Mantsoe Pout.
“We wish her well in her future endeavours. Final 947-line up changes will be revealed on Thursday, 11 March 2021,” read the statement.
Thando Thabethe appointment came just four weeks after Primedia terminating DJ Fresh and Euphonik following rape allegations against them.