Kia Johnson began her radio and broadcasting career after graduating from the University of Western Cape with a BCom in Human Resources Management. Kia has over 15 years’ experience in the radio and broadcasting industry having presented shows on Good Hope FM, KFM and Radio2000. Kia presented and produced for the Expresso Morning Show on SABC3.

Away from radio; Kia is a voice over artist, television presenter, producer, DJ, blogger and MC. She is an ambassador for WWF SA; she was a key contributor in HeardPSA initiative, coordinated in partnership with CNN and the Global Sustainability Network, maintaining second place in the world.

Kia joined Smile 90.4FM in 2018. She currently co-presents Smile Saturday Breakfast, with JM Henning, Saturdays from 7am to 10am and hosts Smile Cape Town Classics on Saturday’s from 9pm to 11pm.


If you could know the absolute and total truth to one question, what question would you ask?
Who really came first, the chicken or the egg?

What’s a random award or recognition you feel you deserve?
The art of persuasion

What is your most-used emoji?
The crazy loopy smiling faced one

What’s your guilty pleasure?
Home baked lemon meringue

If you could eat only 3 foods for the rest of your life, what would they be?
Dark chocolate, blueberries and avocado’s