Bobby Brown has worked in radio, TV, newspapers and magazines for more than 20 years – he is one of a few journalists to have worked in all the mainstream media simultaneously. His career started in Johannesburg with the Sunday Times, The Star, The Weekend Star, SAfm (broadcasting alongside legend Will Bernard), Radio 702 and MNet before he moved back to Cape Town to 567 Cape Talk. Since then, Bobby has worked for SABC2, eTV, Goodhope FM and Kfm. In 2013 he won the MTN Radio Award for “Best News Bulletin Reader” for his work at Cape Talk.

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 every Tuesday and is a well-regarded corporate MC.


What’s a random award or recognition you feel you deserve?
The most intellectually insatiable human being alive

What is your most-used emoji?
Laughing face

What’s your guilty pleasure?
Massages, foreign music and indie movies

If you could eat only 3 foods for the rest of your life, what would they be?
Sushi; Thai food; Avos

Which of the seven dwarfs is most like you?