Based: Cape Town

Celebrating 14 years in broadcasting, Sechaba Gqeba continues to take her career to new heights and proving that you can have it all. The TV and radio personality joined SABC 2’s flagship women’s talk show, Motswako in 2018 for two seasons, and subsequently, wrapped up season 20 with a SAFTA nomination for the Best Variety Show. Sechaba has been selected as the host of the final season of Motswako which will air from the 25th of August 2022 on Thursdays 20h30 on SABC2. To top it all off, Gqeba joined SABC’s radio station, SAfm, a s t h e h o s t o f a new lifestyle show, Living Redefined with Sechaba Gqeba, which airs Monday to Friday between 13h00 – 15h00.

The seasoned broadcaster grew up in Gauteng and discovered her love for radio at the age of 18 after going on a field trip to the Grahamstown National Arts Festival in 2005 where she was selected for a radio workshop. In 2008, she started off as a news intern for EWN and went on to work with SAfm and Radio 2000 as a news anchor, then later joined Kaya FM as an overnight host. She moved to Cape Town to join Primedia Broadcasting as a lunch show host on KFM.

Sechaba is a seasoned MC; having worked on events such as the Annual Pink Polo, the African Odyssey, the Sanlam CEO Awards, the Old Mutual Circle of Excellence Awards, T h e A f r i c a Utility Week Awards, to name a few, and a well-versed voice-over artist for Woolworths, DHL, Old Mutual, Johnson & Johnson, Sensodyne, Standard Bank and 1Magic, to name but a few clients.

When she is not gracing your screens or your airwaves, you’ll find Sechaba with her family, exploring and uncovering Johannesburg’s hidden gems and maximising quality family time.