Keeping up with the fresh and current with Bongani Gina
Bongani Gina working tirelessly in keep radio listeners updated with the latest current affairs.
Gina is a media and radio personality who hails originally from Richards Bay where his journey of being a radio jockey started. His career started back in 2005 at IKhwezi Community Radio until the year 2011 when he joined Umgungundlovu FM as a news editor and current affairs show for five years.
He then joined the urban radio station Gagasi FM in 2016 as a content producer for the current affairs show Indaba, a show that tackles topics in-depth that are making news anchored by veteran radio journalist Alex Mthiyane. The award-winning producer urges every journalist to always be ethical, “verify your sources, have credible info, get all sides of the story and get all comments from the parties involved in the story,” he advised.
Bongani advising upcoming journalists to keep chasing their dreams and always remember the ethics that come with journalism and writing stories, always staying objective, following the laws and regulations. “Be considerate, if a story is sensitive and involving a child be cautious not to show their face. Another example would be taking a picture of a person who is deceased and publishing it not knowing if the person’s the family has been notified or not,” he said.
Indaba airs every Mondays between 19:00 and 20:00 and Tuesday to Thursday at 18:00 till 19:00 on Gagasi FM.
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