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Tebogo Magubane

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Magubane Da FranchiZ

Tebogo Jacko Magubane

Over and above being charismatic and energetic, The FranchiZ (born Tebogo Jacko Magubane) can speak 10 out of the 11 official languages. He is a versatile media practitioner who works for Munghana Lonene FM as a producer and is a club DJ. Magubane does a few activities which include amongst others eventing, voice overs,  professional Programme Directing and debating coaching to just mention a few.

Magubane is a devotee of Proudly South African Music an Upbeat producer and occasional traffic presenter who affirms Jesus Chris as his personal Lord and Saviour.

Magubane started school in 1988 at Khensani Primary School in Soshanguve where he completed standard 4 in 1993 then moving to D.C. Marivate Middle School where he completed Standard 7 in 1996. He completed high school in 1999 at Hlanganani High School. He then enrolled with a private college to complete a Diploma in Administration then in 2001 he started studying Accounting at Technikon Pretoria (now TUT) and followed through with Media Studies. He is currently enrolled for an LLB Degree with Unisa. At TUT he participated in a lot of extramural activities and also represented the institution at a national level in debating.

He started from the most humble beginnings in Kromkuil, Pretoria, to the plush studios of the SABC. Before he landed his big break, he was an IT Technician, a Student Publication Editor then Marketing Officer (Student Development Division) at the Tshwane University of Technology. This is where his presenting skills best came to the fore later on while doing the Breakfast Show and then the Afternoon Drive at TUT Top Stereo 93.6 FM (Now renamed Tshwane FM) , the campus’ radio station.

He impressed at the famous Tsonga Munghana Lo’nene radio station’ s auditions where as a presenter he hosted three popular shows namely, International Top 30 and Ta Mbilu Yanga. He is now the Breakfast Show and Imaging Producer at the station, Magubane star seems to be shining even brightly in radio broadcasting. Better known as “Magubane Da FranchiZ” he is a sough after Club DJ who plays a blend of house music which he refers to as ‘dust’. “My music makes you dance – guaranteed! There is bound to be dust when I Deejay!

Magubane also produces popular shows such as Mahlamba-Ndlopfu, the Top 30 and the African Music Show, Mindzhumba ya Africa.

When he was still a kid, no one expected that Tebogo would end up on radio. He was a shy and reserved child, often bullied till his matric year. However he was always a high achiever academically and very competitive.

His work has been recognised when he was announced as the “Producer of the year” by Munghana Lonene FM in 2013.

“.. In my own words "I make radio sound good and create a platform for a presenter to shine so that the station too can shine."

“In my field of work Identify latest trends in music and lifestyle and processing them into broadcast content, creating and maintaining on-air branding for the station."


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