Bobby Brown has worked in radio, television, newspaper and magazines for more than 20 years – he is one of a few journalists to have worked in all mainstream media simultaneously. His career started in Johannesburg as a journalist and on-air personality, before moving back to Cape Town. Since then, Bobby has worked for a multitude of television and radio broadcasters, and received the MTN Radio Award for “Best News Bulletin Reader” in 2013.

Bobby joined Smile 90.4FM in 2013. He co-presents Smile Breakfast, with Lindy Lehto, weekdays from 6am to 9am.

In addition to presenting Bobby DJ’s, writes a weekly social commentary page tackling current affairs topics in the Daily Voice and is a well-regarded corporate MC.



What’s something someone would never guess about you? I’m a great cook.

What is your favourite TV show at the moment? Streamed “The Morning Show” recently and can’t wait for season 2.

What music is currently on repeat in your car/house/phone? Lounge music

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be? Curry! Any curry really. But lamb curry, if I had a choice!

What song always gets you out on the dance floor? George Benson – “Gimme the Night”