Thabiso TT Tema (born in Atteridgeville) is a South African sports commentator, editor, and radio personality. He has over twenty years of experience in broadcast media.
The renowned radio personality has worked for several notable media in South Africa. He has worked in SAfm, Radio 2000, Metro FM, Classic FM, BBC Radio, Power FM, and eNCA.
|Name||Thabiso TT Tema|
|Place of birth||Atteridgeville|
|Mother||Dr. Botlhale Tema|
|Profession||Sports commentator, editor, radio personality|
|Awards||2017 & 2018 SAB Journalist of the Year Awards.|
His place of birth is in Atteridgeville, a town in the west of Pretoria. Thabiso went to live with his grandparents in Mafikeng after his parents sent him.
He is the son of Dr. Botlhale Tema, who is a scientist, author, educator, consultant, and entrepreneur.
Thabiso had he is primary and high school, Mmabatho High School, in Mafikeng.
Power Drive host
Thabiso Tema began his career in sports so many years ago, since then his talent in the broadcasting field has fetched him ranks in awards.
He became the host for Power Drive after joining the Power family in 2013. He then moved to Power Breakfast and has returned to hosting the Drive show.
He is married, the couple met during her working days at an Afrikaans radio station, RSG radio. Together the couple is blessed with two children.
In 1997 he kicked off his career as a radio broadcaster at SAfm and worked as a sports presenter.
After two years, he appeared on the television screen in 1999 as a soccer commentator. He later became a presenter, scriptwriter, and voice artist.
He moved to Metro FM in 2004 where he worked as a sports anchor and producer.
After four (4) years in 2008, he joined and became a part of the launch team of eNCA as a sports anchor, a South African news channel.
In 2009, Thabiso became a presenter and commentator in SuperSport. After two years, Thabiso joined Radio 2000 in 2011.
It is worthy of credit that he was in the team that helped to launch Power FM, a South African first black-owned talk radio station, in 2013.
He climbed to the position of the editor of Destiny Man Magazine in 2016.
Thabiso was among the team that launched the South African first black-owned radio station, eNCA.
He also was in the team that launched PowerFM, which is the country’s first black-owned talk radio station.
He has taken home the SAB Journalist of the Year Awards twice. He consecutively received the award in 2017 and the following year 2018.