Get to know Mathilda Chauke

Date: May 11, 2020

Get to know more about Mathilda Chauke, our newly appointed Programmes Presenter

I am Mathilda Chauke and I am 29 years old. I was born and bred at Riverplaats Village under the Makhado Municipality. I am the last born with 3 siblings.

I attended Riverplaats Primary school, and then in 2004 I attended Lemana High School. In 2009 I enrolled for Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies at the University of Limpopo-Turfloop Campus, I graduated in 2013.

I grew up wishing to be in the media industry, radio to be exact. My wish was granted in 2014, when I was given an opportunity by Makhado FM; a community radio station based in Louis Trichardt in the Limpopo Province. I started off as a Xitsonga News Anchor; from the i was given another task of being a Sports Show presenter. As time went by I hosted a talk show knows as The Bridge and I also hosted graveyard timeslot. I was also given a chance to do live reporting and outside broadcasting.

While at Makhado FM I got an opportunity to be part of the Science Journalism Programs at the South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) Under the Department of Technology. My role was to be a science journalist.

Twitter; @ChaukeMathilda


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