Arabile Gumede has spent 4 years learning his craft on radio.
He started as an analyst and contributor to market discussions on stations such as Yfm, KayaFM & Radio 2000. Then in 2016, he was trusted to stand-in for award-winning financial journalist, Bruce Whitfield, on ‘The Money Show’ on 702
In 2018, he joined Moneyweb to co-host a breakfast show on Classic FM, called Classic Business Breakfast.
In 2019, he re-joined Primedia on a more permanent basis to deliver the business, economic and financial discussions that would set the day’s agenda. He is now the business anchor on 702 and Cape Talk’s breakfast shows, while also standing in on ‘The Money Show’.
As an intern at CNBC Africa in 2010, ArabileG learned to produce, direct and develop content for a business show. Three years later, he caught the interest of SA’s biggest TV station by audience numbers, eNCA, and was was hired to lead as it’s business anchor.
Bloomberg News then offered him an opportunity as an Economy Reporter which would allow him to hone an additional skill, that of writing. He spent 2 years at Bloomberg from 2016.
That path that led to becoming a freelance business journalist, able to ply his trade at multiple organisations, the latest being at the public broadcaster, SABC
ArabileG’s experience in the field of economic and business journalism has led him enabled him to interrogate Captains of the Finance Industry.
In a career of more than 10 years, he has held conversations and debates, moderated dialogues and led discussions on stages including that of the World Economic Forum on Africa, the South African Investment Conference, the Black Business Council’s Economic Debates as well conferences of leading equity and economic development companies across the African continent.