Alex Mthiyane

alexAlex is the longest serving on air personality on Gagasi FM. As a founding presenter, he has driven the station’s breakfast show Alex and the crew from 2006.
He also leads the station’s news and current affairs team. He has worked as the radio station’s media liaison officer – a position he held for 5 years. Mthiyane cut his teeth in the industry with a debut at the then Technikon Natal’s campus radio, Technikon Natal Transmission which paved his way to his internship at the SABC as a journalist and later a producer. During that period he made appearances on SABC 2’s regional magazine programme called KZN 2 Nite which saw him co-presenting current affairs programme Morning Live. In 2000 he was offered by the German Embassy an opportunity to further his industry knowledge in Frankfurt and Berlin, Germany. In 2002 he took over Ukhozi FM’s breakfast show, and did it for three years. He has acted as Managing Director of Gagasi FM in 2009. He left the media industry in 2004 to work for the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development. He served as Deputy Director, Communications and spokesman for MEC Michael Mabuyakhulu and later served as spokesman for Dr Zweli Mkhize. Alex has been providing his services as Programme Director and facilitator for corporate events for more than 10 years. He was a brand ambassador for Supertech BMW for 5 years. He currently anchors a weeknight talk show – Indaba on Gagasi FM