Presenter Search on 3 - The Expresso Edition

Presenter Search is back and this time we’re looking for two new faces to join The Expresso Morning Show. 

Presenter Search on 3 2019

Presenter Search on 3 is back and this year the hunt is on for two new faces for the award-winning Expresso Morning Show.

In this edition of the popular Presenter Search reality show, contestants will vie for one of two coveted presenter spots on the energetic weekday breakfast show.

Do you have what it takes?
Presenter Search on 3: Expresso Edition is looking for unique personalities, creative individuals who will bring something fresh and new to The Expresso Morning Show family. To enter, contestants will be required to record a video of themselves explaining what makes them unique and what they will bring to The Expresso Morning Show.

Video entries must be posted on Instagram using the hashtag #PresenterSearchOn3. If their entry is successful, they will be contacted and invited to audition for a panel of judges. Auditions will take place at various locations around the country.

After the auditions in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban, the judges will select 10 finalists who will travel to Cape Town to compete in various challenges, including hosting inserts and segments on live TV.

The series will run for 13 episodes starting on 7 August, culminating in a live grand finale on 30 October where the two winners will be announced.

How To Enter: A Step-By-Step Guide
  • Record a video of yourself talking to the camera Maximum length: 1 minute, as per Instagram limit

In the video:
  • Introduce yourself, giving your name and where you live 
  • Share what makes you unique as an individual.
  • Tell us what you will bring to The Expresso Morning Show
  • Share your video to Instagram using the hashtag #PresenterSearchOn3 
  • Deadline for entries is midnight, 31 July 2019

Limited entries will be contacted via Instagram and invited to audition.
If you’re not contacted by 10 August, consider your entry unsuccessful. 
For more details and the full T&Cs, click here.

Host and Judges:

Leigh-Anne Williams will be the host for Presenter Search on 3: Expresso Edition. She is well-known face in South African homes, as one of the presenters on The Expresso Morning Show. Williams also host of Lunch with Leigh-Anne, on Goodhope FM in Cape Town.

The contestants will be judged by a variety of celebrity judges, but their fate will be decided by the main judges Dr Musa Mthombeni, Roger Goode and Thando Thabethe.

Dr Musa Mnthombeni is a qualified medical practicitioner, former child star and known for being one of the presenters on the popular SABC3 show ‘Trending SA‘.

Roger Goode is host of the 5FM breakfast show ‘Roger Goode Radio Show‘, well-known music producer and live DJ.

Thando Thabethe became a household name after she starred in the soap Generations. Thabethe is a renowned actress, radio and TV presenter, club DJ and MC.

About SABC 3

The repositioned SABC 3 brand brings you “The Stage is Yours”, for the quintessential viewer that is unapologetically South African in pride and in behavior but embraces a global view, the unboxed. We are the channel that shines a spotlight on our aspirations and represents the progressive spirit of our nation. We have local content that is relevant, cutting edge, compelling and speaks to our South Africanisms. We aim to showcase our multicultural energy and the collective possibility that allows our viewers to make life affirming -decisions that will define the future of generations to come.

The search is on!


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