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Shannon Leibach

Shannon Leibach

Shannon Leibach was born in Johannesburg on the 17th October 1995 and started acting at an early age. Since he was enrolled in school he participated in school concerts, eisteddfods, and toastmasters; winning numerous awards from the age of eight to eighteen.

When Shannon matriculated he knew that acting, MCing and presenting was his passion, he decided to study Theatre and Performance at Wits university from 2014 to 2018. While studying Shannon won a monologue competition hosted by the prestigious IMTA and was flown to New York where he placed 2nd in his age group for monologue, improv, scene, commercial and cold read work.

Not long after that Shannon participated in the annual Presenter Search on 3 competition which is an open audition hosted by SABC 3 for their new Top Billing, Expresso, and Afternoon Express shows. Out of 5000 people Shannon placed 7th narrowly missing out on the coveted top six which all landed SABC contracts but the best was yet to come.

In 2019, with no radio experience, Shannon was handpicked by DJ Fresh to join his brand new radio show on the radio station 947.  Dj Fresh had been one of the judges on Presenter Search on 3 and saw the massive potential he had and knew it was the right time to snatch him up.

Shannon has been a hit on the show with his sharp humor and down to earth nature that Joburg has come to adore. Shannon has worked with brands such as Vodacom and Samsung and lately you can see him rocking the DJ decks at a club near you as he is thoroughly addicted to any type of entertainment.

For bookings or more information on Shannon, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Frankie Du Toit

Frankie Du Toit

Frankie Du Toit is a well-known Radio and TV personality.

He is currently the Co-Host of the very popular 947 Breakfast Club on Gauteng based radio station 947. Frankie is an experienced English and Afrikaans voice over artist. He has voiced numerous national campaigns for a variety of brands and industries, a consummate professional that takes direction and is punctual.

For bookings or more information on Frankie, please, get in contact with an agent at Owen S. Management on 011 483 0940 / [email protected] 

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Msizi James

Msizi James

Msizi James, born in Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal, 24 years ago, is a DJ/MC/Radio Host currently co-hosting the 5FM Drive-time show with Thando “Thabooty” Thabete. With his signature loud mouth that’s bound to keep you entertained on the airwaves and his reputation for being affectionately known to his peers as the “King of Commercial”, he is one of the most versatile and hard working entertainers of the next generation.

His start in the industry seemed to come by fate after winning an East Coast Radio talent competition in 2014. Their search for new talent on twitter found them this young bright-eyed radio jockey and they quickly jumped on the chance to offer him a slot hosting the early breakfast show every weekday 4-6AM. It wasn’t long before his natural ability to engage with his listeners began to shine and he was offered the chance to host the popular weekend breakfast show every Saturday & Sunday. In 2016 he was cast as the presenter of The Big Brand TV show on ETV.

In May 2017 Msizi was offered prime time slot at 5FM and became the youngest person and the first person from Durban to host a drive show on a national radio station. Msizi Is also the new host of an Educational TV Game show called Hidden Science, which will air in 2018. Msizi is also the owner of a branding and marketing company called The Brandlab.

Msizi’s skill-set is not limited to entertaining thousands of radio listeners on a daily basis though. He also spends his weekends playing deep house and commercial music for club and festival goers across the nation. Having only gotten into DJ’ing by chance at a nightclub in Durban a few years ago when he was asked to fill-in for a resident DJ who happened to miss his set, he has since developed a deep love affair with the 1’s & 2’s and his energy behind them is evidence of this. His style of music is described as “feel good” - the type of music that makes you forget about your issues and forces you to lose yourself in the rhythm. With his background in radio he brings a keen ear to song selection and plays music that’s guaranteed to get the crowd going. This has also worked in making him extremely comfortable behind the microphone and has allowed him to host some of Durban’s biggest festivals and the country’s biggest concerts namely hosting The Lumineers, Chris Brown, even Michael Bublé.

Although his journey has been fairly short, he has managed to grow in leaps and bounds to get to where he is today and it’s safe to say the story of Msizi James has only just begun. His life’s motto is - Until further notice, celebrate everything.

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Tumisho Masha

Tumisho Masha

With a BA in Drama from Wits University, Tumisho Masha started his Career in the theatre.
He has proved himself as a talented actor, a voice artist, a television presenter, radio
DJ, MC, television show host, writer and motivational speaker. 

Tumisho's film and television credits as an actor include being the first South African actor to portray iconic leader Nelson Mandela in the international film "Mandela's Gun”. His international hits include “Beyond Borders”, “Drum” and “Catch a Fire”. His last international television work being the hit sci-fi series “Blood Drive”,  British TV series “Wallander” starring Kenneth Branagh, the British television drama  “Kidnap and Ransom”, the popular BBC drama “Silent Witness”, Emmy Award winning HBO series “No1 Ladies Detective Agency” as well as the hip social awareness Film “Shuga – Staying Alive” on MTV.

On local screens Tumisho’s last leading role was as Gibson Mosia on Mzansi Magic that won him a best actor SAFTA award nomination in 2017 for the drama series "Saints and Sinners”. He has played Jackson Mokaba on “Isibaya”. He won a Best Actor “SAFTA” award in 2012 for his portrayal of Modise Tladi on “The Wild” MNET’s critically acclaimed daily drama. He is still remembered as Dumisane Thusong from SABC 3’s “Isidingo” and as a presenter on “TOP BILLING” - South Africa’s premiere lifestyle magazine show, which he starred on from 2004 to 2009.

He hosted the 12th annual South African Music Awards (SAMAS) for the second consecutive year in 2006. In 2008 he hosted the Miss World beauty pageant that was broadcast worldwide. 

As a producer Tumisho was one of the producers on SABC1's comedy hit Izoso Connexion. He has produced several music videos and short films, which have won acclaim on the international film festival circuit.  He has a slate of films and documentaries currently in development.  

As a voice artist Tumisho has nearly 20 years experience as South Africa’s premier voice. He has voiced campaigns for major financial institutions from banking to insurance, many of the major car brands, DSTV and a massive assortment of retail brands. If you turn on the radio, the television or watch something on the internet you are likely to hear Tumisho’s voice.

For bookings or more information on Tumisho, please get in contact with an agent at Owen S. Management on 011 483 0940 / [email protected].

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Sabelo ‘Sabby’ Mtshali

Sabelo 'Sabby' Mtshali

DJ Sabby, born Sabelo Mtshali, is the compass to all things urban youth culture throughout the continent of Africa. A voice that has been sourced out by various platforms across the world to speak on youth culture.

DJ Sabby is a name synonymous with trailblazing and premier radio. He studied Radio Production before being swept up by popular Cape Town radio station KFM and later held down a graveyard slot on 94.7 Highveld Stereo (now called 947). Following early success, DJ Sabby took further training as an intern within Y-Academy as an intern. After graduating, the broadcaster embarked on a legendary decade-long journey with YFM that saw him work up from the graveyard slot to drive-time with his ground-breaking and aptly-titled show; The Best Drive. The drive-time show made history as the longest-running drive show ever within YFM as well as on all urban radio within South Africa. The Best Drive received critical acclaim; racking up multiple “Best Drive Time Show” radio nominations within it’s 5-year run. Despite the pandemic, The Best Drive lived up to its name in 2020 with a seminal cycle that pushed its global footprint, capping the show’s exhilarating run on the highest of highs.

DJ’s Sabby’s international footprint in radio moves past The Best Drive. In late 2019, DJ Sabby joined the BBC’s radio show called #ThisIsAfrica, hosted by DJ Edu, as a correspondent profiling propelling African acts within the music space. The show is broadcasted across the world in over 50 countries. 2019 also saw him making history by being the first DJ on YFM to broadcast LIVE from the BBC’s Wogan House in London. DJ Sabby eats, sleeps and breathes radio and the results show within his building legacy. A legacy that now sees him at MetroFM, taking the reins of their flagship top 40 show.

DJ Sabby’s skills as a host move past his love for radio broadcasting with a formidable career as a Host across multiple platforms. His on-screen charisma has found him hosting several TV shows including SABC 1’s Bonisanani, Africa Magic Plus’ Unplugged, ETV’s #TheCulture, Soweto TV’s Babize Bonke, GauTV’sSlaghuis Cypher Ignition TV’s Celeb Rides to name a few as well as guest-hosting on shows like MTV Base Africa’s Newsish.

The consummate creative also had the honour of covering the MTV’s 2016 European Music Awards live from Amsterdam as well as hosting Vodacom’s Making Moves Virtual Conference in 2021.

With a voice as iconic and seasoned as Sabby’s it’s no wonder that he is a veteran Voice-Over Artist. His professionalism and charisma has seen premium brands entrusting him with their products including: Klipdrift, Apple, Beats Headphones, Ford, Mustang, VW, VW Polo Beats, Debonairs, McDonald’s and many more...

Sabelo Mtshali is also the ever-crafty online content creator. The creative has launched multiple online formats including his Instagram Live and IGTV music series Keeping It 100; as well as his YouTube channel The Best Life TV. The Best Life TV is a curation of the Sabby’s various interests within urban lifestyle, from music, current trends and podcasting to fashion and motoring fashion. As of 2021, The Best Life TV channel has amassed over 1 million views.

For bookings or more information on Sabby, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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ProVerb

ProVerb

Tebogo Thekisho most popularly known as ProVerb, host and co-producer of South African Idols, hails from the Diamond Capital of the world, Kimberley in the Northern Cape. He carved a name for himself as a budding Emcee after winning a few rap competitions on Radio, and even appearing as a contestant on Jam Alley in ‘99. After completing his diploma in Sound Engineering, he landed a job at Yfm as Technical Producer for DJ Fresh 2003, and secured a TV Presenting spot on Channel O, hosting a Hip-Hop segment called “Head-Rush.”

ProVerb released his debut album “The Book of ProVerb” in 2005, which to date is considered a classic in the Hip-Hop Community. This was followed by four other albums, a mixtape, DVD and countless collaborations in a music career that would span two decades and yield two awards. One for “Hustler of the Year 2017” and another for “Verse of the year 2019.”

His Radio career would see him move to Metro Fm, where he launched his on-air career, followed by a slot at Highveld Stereo (now 947) before settling at Kaya Fm 95.9 where he hosts two radio shows, namely: The Kayasette – Fridays 12 to 3pm and The Winner’s Circle – Saturdays 11 to 2pm. In 2010 he participated in Survivor Santa Carolina where he was the last man standing, raising money for a charity from his home-town Kimberley. This would lead to an invitation to audition for South African Idols, a position he still holds after 11 seasons, now also co-produces,  and has won a You Spectacular “Favourite TV Presenter” Award for in 2017.

He is now a formidable speaker, Master of Ceremonies and businessman in and outside of entertainment. The latter would include serving as a Non-executive Director for a travel & tourism company, co-owning a television production company “SIC Entertainment – which produces among others: SA Idols, Miss South Africa Pageants and Wedding Bashers. His passion for property, has seen him completed a UCT certificate in Property Development and Investment and he now manages a property portfolio which spans across Johannesburg, Ballito and Cape Town and he is currently pursuing a qualification in Tax Law.

For bookings or more information on Proverb, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Moeti ‘Moflava’ Tsiki

Moeti 'Moflava' Tsiki

Born and bred in Dube, Soweto, Mo Flava is a focused and ambitious young man, driven by an intense interest and passion in media. The media’s power over society is what prompted and inspired Mo to be a part of such an influential industry.Mo Flava’s interest in radio stems from the medium’s ability to relate to different people in a very personal and interactive manner. He views radio as one of the main drivers not only of information, but also of popular culture and perceptions. It is for this reason that he fell in love with this medium.

Mo Flava is also driven by music, with a huge passion for deep and soulful music. Joining one of the country’s biggest youth radio stations, YFM, was a dream which Mo Flava held very close to his heart, and it came true in spectacular fashion.

Mo Flava embarked on a Media Studies diploma at Boston Media House, majoring in radio broadcasting, programming and journalism. This has given Mo Flava a solid skills set, which he used to conquer the broadcasting and programming fraternity.

You can catch Mo Flava weekdays from 15h00 to 18h00 on The Drive with MoFlava & Masechaba on MetroFM.

For bookings or more information on Mo Flava, please get in contact with an agent at Owen S. Management on 011 483 0940 / [email protected].

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Jacob Moshokoa

Jacob Moshokoa

2014’s MTN Radio Awards Current Affairs Presenter of the year, Jacob Moshokoa is still in his 20s but has earned his prime time slot through long hours and hard work.

Until recently Jacob was the news anchor for the 947 Breakfast Xpress, Jacob studied radio production but then moved into TV, first SABC Channel Africa and then Soweto TV. It was on Soweto TV that he was spotted by EWN editor-in-chief, Katy Katopodis who brought him back to radio at EWN.

Jacob is a versatile newsman, able to report from the field for both TV and radio, as well as presenting the news in a style that suits his audiences.

Young, energetic and infectiously upbeat, Jacob also co-hosts the weekly 702 AdFeature video series, and as a helpless car fanatic, takes any chance to review the newest wheels on the market.

Catch Jacob weekdays on the 947 Xpress Drive delivering the news between 16h00 and 19h00.

For bookings or more information on Jacob, please get in contact with an agent at Owen S. Management on 011 483 0940 / [email protected].

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Taryn Louch

Taryn Louch

The words vivacious and vigorous aptly encapsulate who Taryn Louch is. She is fuelled by passion, and it’s the main ingredient she puts into everything she does.

Taryn is a Consummate Entertainer – an Emcee, Actress, Singer, Writer, Director, Radio Personality, Voice-over Artist and Comedienne. She has painted an illustrious vocation in Voice Over Artistry and Jingles.

Representing eminent brands, her sound can be heard on an International sphere, displaying her dynamism, when it comes to Accents, Languages and Dialects.

She speaks English, Greek, French and Afrikaans.

She hosted Good Hope FM’S FullHouse, a weekend breakfast show bringing listeners good music, life, culture, Cape Town and beyond, together with her co-host Lalla Hirayama.

Maya Angelou is one of her greatest inspirations, and she lives by the mantra: “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

For bookings or more information on Taryn, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Nina Hastie

Nina Hastie

Comedy is her flagship - but there is a fleet of expertise behind the pint-sized Nina Hastie. She’s an accomplished writer, voice artist, actor, and director.

Her most recent achievements include:

  • DStv Content Creator Awards Nominee for “Best Content Creator” (2022)
  • DStv Viewers Choice Awards Nominee for “Favourite Comedian” (2022)
  • A Netflix Original Stand-Up Comedy show “Only Jokes Allowed” (2021)
  • Lead in the MNet Original Drama Series “Inconceivable” (2020)

Hastie presented on the SAFTA nominated SABC3 talk show “Trending SA” (2016-2019)

  • She also has a SAFTA nomination for “Writing in TV Comedy” (2016)
  • A Comic’s Choice Award nomination for “Comic’s Pen” (2015)
  • Head comedy writer for NBC Universal’s “Celebrity Game Night” (2019 - 2022)

Nina has hosted a variety of award shows over the years:

  • Assegai Awards (2019 & 2020)
  • SATMA Awards (2019 & 2020)
  • JSE Awards (2019)
  • SA Hip Hop Awards (2016, 2017)

 

Hastie has recently finished up writing and directing the 1st DStv Content Creator Awards.

Her curiosity with the social anthropology of South Africa, coupled with her empathetic nature makes for a unique personality both on and off stage.

She’s a powerful individual with the courage of intentional public vulnerability - and is about as authentic as they come. What you see is what you get.

And what you get is a class act, with 20 years of experience under her belt.

She is comfortable in any room and on any stage. She’s performed for Presidents and CEO’s, in boardrooms and bars. If she had a dime for every person who told her that their granny loves her - she’d have lots of dimes.

The 39 year old Nina Hastie is a beloved and trusted public personality.

For bookings or more information on Nina, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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