Despite being only 21, Kwanele Mketeni has a accomplished a lot in the broadcating industry. With a Public Relations Diploma from King Sabanta Dalindyebo TVET College, Kwanele enthusiasticly joined the number one radio station at the OR Tambo Region (UCR FM) as News Intern early 2015. He quickly climbed the radio ladder to become one of the station’s pride, most valuable asset and sought-after talent.
Within months, he got recognition from the SABC when he became a Top 10 finalist on the most challenging talent competion yet – The SABC TruTalent Search, 2015 – which he was the only finalist from Mthatha.
He now excellently full-fills numerous roles at the station as a Weekly Midday Show host, Afternoon Drive producer, News&Current Affairs Show producer and co-host. Plus, as a newsreader.
He has been on the forefront of events like Zimbane TVET College Valentines bash, private weddings and others as a dedicated MC.
Kwanele, easily dubbed as “Quakes” by his fans and loved ones, is an energetic, friendly and poised young man. When asked what sets him apart all other presenters he says “I speak with the voice of the young and in an affectionate language to the young but also understood by the not.”
With a brain of a genius, a voice with warmth and a heart with reason, Quakes is sure to have a formidable combination to conquer the broadcating world.