Lotus FM salutes you Bob Mabena
A BROADCAST LEGEND
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) would like to extend its heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the renowned radio and television broadcaster, Mr. Bob Mabena, following his passing today. Mr. Mabena was a titanic figure in the South African broadcasting industry to which he contributed immensely for over three decades. His illustrious career in the industry included presenter roles on SABC popular youth programmes, such as Jam Alley, Studio mix as well as being one of the most memorable voices on Metro FM.
His versatile skills and passion for radio broadcasting saw him hold various management positions in the industry. He served the SABC as the Corporation’s Head of Commercial radio stations from 1 June 2007, a position he held until 17 February 2009.
As a trailblazer, Mr. Mabena played an instrumental role in paving the way from which many current radio and television broadcasters draw inspiration. His legacy will serve as a foundation for consummate broadcasting for years to come.
May his soul rest in peace.