Gavin’s career started at UWC (the University of the Western Cape radio). From there Gavin joined Radio C-Flat – the first officially licensed community radio station in Cape Town. His community radio career comprised of various roles, namely presenter, producer, trainer and part time programme manager.

After a 12-year stint at Radio Helderberg, Gavin moved to BOK Radio. Gavin joined Smile 90.4FM in 2013 and is on-air Saturdays from 6pm to 9pm.

Outside of radio, Gavin is a lead SQL Server Database Developer / Data Analyst.  He also owns the rights to and anchors a TV show called “From The Clubhouse” which covers amateur cricket in the Western Cape.

OFF AIR WITH GAVIN ARENDS

If you could know the absolute and total truth to one question, what question would you ask?
Why are there still so many people who don’t smile everyday?

What’s a random award or recognition you feel you deserve?
The perk-others-up award.

What is your most-used emoji?
The Smiley

What’s your guilty pleasure?
My wife’s chocolate cake off-cuts – it’s delishhhh…

If you could eat only 3 foods for the rest of your life, what would they be?
Lamb Shank with smash, Steamed pears with cinnamon sauce, nuts.