JOHANNESBURG: The SABC on Wednesday evening announced that Azania would be replacing Anele on Real Talk.
Real Talk may have been shocked to learn that Anele Mdoda would be leaving her gig as host of Real Talk but hearts are bound to feel better at the news that Azania Mosaka will now host the show has been confirmed.
Azania is no stranger to the show after she filled in for Anele, an opportunity the SABC says helped her rediscover her love for TV.
SABC3 Head of Boquet, Aisha Mohamed said, “It’s our pleasure to welcome the eloquent and elegant Azania to the SABC 3 family. We trust that her contribution and enthusiasm will add value to the SABC 3 brand as well as take Real Talk to new heights.”
Azania’s interview style is relaxed and conversational. She admits that she has done things that make people think: Are you out of your mind?, “like daring to go from a graveyard slot to drive time.
“Programme Managers have believed in me and I dared to do it and this challenge will be no different. By taking on this unexpected opportunity of hosting Real Talk, I aim to engage in conversations that encourage people to dream, motivating young girls and young women as well as reinvigorating the audience while reminding them of their hopes and aspirations.” enthused Azania Mosaka of her new role.
“Azania is joining an award-winning team and we are very excited about what she will be bringing. Having worked with her briefly before, we know that her humility, passion, empathy and grace will be well received by our audience and we look forward to putting the “real” back into real talk. Azania was born to be in front of the camera.” says Yusuf Stevens, Managing Director at Cheeky media.
“By taking on this unexpected opportunity of hosting Real Talk, I aim to engage in conversations that encourage people to dream, motivating young girls and young women as well as reinvigorating the audience while reminding them of their hopes and aspirations,” said Azania.
Audiences can look forward to an hour of engaging television and stimulating conversation on Real Talk, weekdays between 18:00 and 19:00 on SABC 3.