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O'Neil Nair

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Show(s): Breakfast Xpress

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Host of the new enticing Breakfast Xpress show, every weekday morning on Lotus FM. As a multi-talented radio and television presenter, I am a familiar voice
on the station, having previously hosted, arguably the most successful weekday morning show in the history of Lotus FM - O'Neil in the morning, as well as The Connection and Morning Masala shows over the weekend.

About O'Neil: In my 20 years of radio experience, I have successfully carved my own niche in the media industry and also managed to scribe a path into the
highly competitive print media industry. I am a firm believer of the adage “Matha Pitha Guru Deivam” which has assisted me in achieving success while balancing my time between family, spirituality and career.


Radio Experience & Progression: From my teenage years, I found a passion for radio, becoming a big fan of one of the few black voices on radio at the time. This
presented a huge motivation to get behind the microphone. I started my radio career in the year 1998 and haven't looked back.As host of O'Neil in the Morning, I conducted the first radio broadcast live from India for the African Continent in 2007, subsequently changing the style of Prime-Time Radio on the station.


Accomplishments:
In my tenure at Lotus FM, I have taken radio to new heights, broadcasting from all corners of the globe, whether it be from the pinnacle of the Moses Mabhida Stadium, seconds before diving off the Big Rush Jump or coming to listeners live from the depths of the under waters, amidst like-minded predators in Ushaka’s shark tank.I relished the opportunity to break into the visual media platform, hosting TV documentaries and Sports shows. I was also a presenter during the 2010 Soccer World cup and ICC World Cup 2011 as well as the IPL. Some of my favourite radio moments are the many CSI campaigns that
I conducted, including the "Save Renuka Sunflower Fund Drive" and collecting school fees through listener donations for learners at Lotus Primary in Chatsworth, amongst others.


General Facts: One of the mantras I live by is ‘’Keep the Passion” which motivates me to live life to the fullest, making indelible memories to last a
lifetime...

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