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Samantha Darsen

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About Samantha Darsen (Sam):

Samantha Darsen is a Chartered PR Practitioner and Marketing Maverick by profession. She is also a published Legal Editor, Panellist at the BA Summit SA and an esteemed member of PRISA. On the weekends, Sam is a Presenter at Lotus FM – on The Weekend Recharge every Saturday morning from 06:00 – 09:00am and on The Sunday Sizzle every Sunday morning from 06:00 – 09:00am. Sam has an undying love for singing, yoga, binge-watching series with her husband and their beautiful fur babies.

Experience & Progression:


  • Her radio journey began the day she entered the studio as a guest singer and exited becoming the co-host of the breakfast show on a local radio station. She went on to produce and present her own show – and has never looked back.
  • After achieving her Honours in Comm Science, she delved further into public relations and media having worked with some of the biggest names in and out of South Africa.
  • She produced The Weekend Recharge and Morning Masala for two years and filled in as a host on various shows on Lotus FM including The Weekend Recharge, Morning Masala, The Weekend Explosion, Local Vocal and Bollywood Billboard.


  • Sam is currently a Master’s student in the Faculty of Human Sciences.
  • She is a  Speaker and Panellist at the BA Summit of Southern Africa.
  • She is a published Labour Law and Arbitration Editor with LexisNexis Butterworths.
  • Sam has worked with various local and international artists, such as SaReGaMaPa L’il Champs, Dance India Dance winners, Zee TV Stars, Sarika Singh, Rahul Jain, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Mika Singh, Black Coffee, Sho Madjozi, Sunidhi Chauhan, SANAM, Freshly Ground, Robert Marawa, Carol Tshabalala and Keshav Maharaj.
  • She has performed with Neha Kakkar as part of her South African Tour.
  • Sam also performed as the opening act for Vidya Vox during her South African Tour.
  • Sam has played an integral role in the Brentford FC EPL Event Launch.


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