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Enrico Pillay

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About Enrico : I earned a BA Degree in Media & Communications from Natal University in 2001, after which I worked in various marketing roles in the corporate sector. I simultaneously undertook several freelance projects as a copywriter, creative director and editor for several private clients. I currently work full-time as a conceptual copywriter for a multi-national corporate group while spending my weekends fulfilling my passion for radio at Lotus FM.


Radio Experience & Progression: I joined Lotus FM in 2013 as producer of Life ‘n Style, a mind-morning lifestyle and request show presented by Shirdika Pillay. I remained in this role for three years.I presented The Morning Makeover on Sunday mornings for close to a year in 2014, and in 2015, I was appointed producer of The Weekend Liftoff, the Saturday morning breakfast show hosted by TV and theatre personality Jailoshini Naidoo.

I currently present The Vinyl Countdown on Friday nights, and continue to produce the ever-popular Weekend Liftoff on Saturday mornings.

Accomplishments: In addition to radio, I’ve worked with local and international clients in the media and entertainment sectors, fulfilling several roles that include event coordination, script writing and creative direction. Featured in several nationwide newspapers for various special features, including The Post and Sunday Tribune Herald.I have several writing projects currently in the pipeline, so I can’t divulge any details yet.

Hobbies: Music, movies, video games, and of course, writing.

General Facts: 

Married my high school sweetheart
Dad to twins
I’m shorter than I sound on radio.


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