Nozipho Zulu wins Ukhozi FM Winnie Mahlangu Female Presenter Search

Nozipho Zulu

“I’m honored to follow in the footsteps of such a radio icon as Winnie Mahlangu…”

Ukhozi FM has announced Nozipho Zulu as the winner of the Winnie Mahlangu Female Presenter search for 2023.

Zulu emerged victorious after an intense competition that saw 2000 talented individuals from across the nation submit their demos in the hopes of becoming the next radio sensation. Launched in 2020, this year’s competition continued the station’s commitment to empowering women in media, through encouraging aspiring female presenters to showcase their skills and unique voices.

The Winnie Mahlangu Female Presenter Search, a tribute to the late legendary broadcaster Winnie Mahlangu, was a nationwide quest to discover the next female radio star. With an overwhelming response from hopefuls across the country, this competition once again aimed to unearth fresh talent in the radio industry.

The four-week voting phase, where listeners across the nation had the opportunity to vote for their favorite presenter candidate, combined with a comprehensive interview process with Ukhozi FM management, ensured that the most deserving candidate would be chosen to follow in the footsteps of previous winners.

Nozipho Zulu, now joins an illustrious list of talented broadcasters who have claimed the title in previous years.

“This journey has been nothing short of incredible. I’m honored to follow in the footsteps of such a radio icon as Winnie Mahlangu and look forward to bringing fresh energy and exciting content to Ukhozi FM’s loyal listeners”, Zulu said.

As part of her prize, Zulu will embark on a 12-month mentorship journey with Ukhozi FM. The opportunity will provide her with guidance and support from seasoned professionals, ensuring her growth and success in the world of radio broadcasting.