Kgotso Jones Netshipise
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- Did Public Relations at Vaal University of Technology(Then Vaal Triangle Technikon)
- Acquired a certificate in Quality Programming at Institute for Advanced Journalism(Johannesburg)
- His love for radio was ignited by then 5FM presenter Tich Mataz and Sammy T(then with Metro FM)
- Cut his teeth on Univen Radio under the leadership of Chief Mmbangiseni Masia where he presented Morning Drive Show, Afternoon Drive Show, Sports Show. It is here where his ubiquitous personality on air equipped me with Sports, Political and prime-time growth that came handy in securing a job at SABC.
- 2003 – an opportunity beckoned to move up a ladder. That’s when he joined Phalaphala FM, SABC affiliate, as their Afternoon Safe Drive show presenter, the show he hosted for approximately 6 years
- It was during that period that he interviewed such internationally acclaimed artists as Salif Keita(Mali), Kirk Franklin(USA), Eddie and Gerald Levert(USA), UB40(Earl Falconer)(UK), Dennis Ferrer(USA), Frank Rodger(France), Regina Bell(USA), MIMS(USA rap artist), Kirk Franklin(USA), Hugh Masekela(SA), Oliver Mtukudzi(Zimbabwe)
- 2006 – He was voted “Best Programme Presenter)
- Besides prime time slots, Phalaphala FM also provided him with a platform to cast his nets wide, presenting such shows as National Top 20, Sports and Party Time.
- 2010 – He formed a formidable force with Mpho Nefale and adopted Majantibai(Honourables) as their pseudonym.
- He was a DJ at the Limpopo 2010 FIFA Fan Fest in Polokwane
- The teams has so strong and tight that they have been compeering and programme-directing at my occasions, be it Festivals, Weddings and Government functions.
- My main intention has always been to go commercial route. Stations like 5fm, Metro FM and Radio 2000 have always been in mind.
- 2012 – Awarded by Livhone F.E.T College as recognition of outstanding work
- Besides presenting, Jonez is also a club DJ and Programme Director. Having Dejayed alongside Nick Holder, DJ Oskido, Glen Lewis, DJ Cleo, DJ Phash, DJ Nipro, DJ Ganyani and DJ Cleo. One of the Biggest Events he exhibited his DJ skills was 2013 Royal Spring Festival at Nandoni(Thohoyandou). He has been programme-directing at various wedding ceremonies, government functions and other events.
- 2013 – Jones was a Programmes Director at the Native Land Act Exhibition Ceremony in Limpopo(Polokwane), an events which was attended by Ministers, MECs, HOD’s and many other dignitaries.
- 2012 – Makhado Municipality Budget Speech(Programme Director)
- 2013 – Makhado Budget Speech(Programme Director)
- 2013 – Patrice Motsipe Foundation Event(Programme Director)
- Food – I enjoy anything edible and light e.g vegetables, fruits, Rice and Chicken hence my frame stays in good shape all the time.
- Has been a sports-car fanatic for ages. He has just graduated from a Mini Cooper S to something monstrous.
- Dreams – to be part of either 5fm or Metro FM roaster in future afterwhich a management position would do.