Uveka Rangappa (born in Verulam, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal) is a South African radio anchor and TV presenter. She currently works at eNCA as an evening prime time anchor on South Africa Tonight.
She spent almost six (6) years as a co-anchor on Morning News Today with Dan Moyane.
- Name: Uveka Rangappa
- Nationality: South African
- Place of birth: KwaZulu-Natal
- Profession: radio anchor and TV presenter
- Children: Suryana and Surav
- Education: Journalism
- Alma mater: Durban University of Technology
- Twitter: @uvekar
Her place of birth is in Verulam, a town in the north of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, where she grew up. Uveka misses the easier way of life on the cost following her relocation to Jozi.
Uveka is a mother of two (2) children namely Suryana and Surav and resides in Randburg.
She kicked off her career in broadcasting at the SABC in Durban. Uveka began her career as an intern in 1996 during her study years in Journalism.
Then she was studying at the Durban University of Technology, formerly Natal Technikon.
She was later offered a permanent job at Lotus and worked there for five (5) years. Uveka then worked with the East Coast Radio for eleven (11) months.
Uveka origin could be traced down to South Africa, she was born in Verulam, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. She is a citizen of South Africa by birth.
Her broadcasting career all started when she got a job at Lotus FM at the SABC. She later left to deliver news on the breakfast show on the East Coast Radio in Durban.
In 2002, she relocated to Johannesburg. There she got a job as a news anchor on both afternoon drive and breakfast for Talk Radio 702 and 94.7 respectively.
The radio anchor, Uveka, has worked with renowned radio personalities including Alex Jay, John Robbie, and David O’ Sullivan.
She was also a presenter at the SABC3s Rights and Recourse. Uveka also presented for five (5) years at Great Expectations, a parenting show on eNCA.
She has also had interviews with many high profile personalities including former presidents and celebrities.
One of her toughest memories is the coverage of the Iraqi post-war and this also among her strongest memories.