Karabo Kgoleng

Karabo Kgoleng is a seasoned broadcaster specialising in arts and literature.

A proud South African who grew up in Botswana, Karabo loves to engage audiences in topics that move them to express themselves and take action. A recipient of the South African Literary Award for Journalism, Karabo is a sought-after speaker. Her presentations features storytelling as being central to public intellectual and cultural life.  With a wide variety of interests and an authoritative voice in the world of literature, Karabo is regularly seen on public stages facilitating or participating as a panellist at literary and other cultural events throughout the country.

She works with writers and academics in the humanities to give their work a public life.  She further believes that engagement in social and cultural issues contributes significantly to the transformation of individuals and communities.

She has also adjudicated prestigious literary awards and worked on selection panels for short story anthologies.

She has worked as Books Editor for City Press, a talk show host at SAfm and 702 and at the Department of Arts and Culture as Deputy Director: Books and Publishing.

Karabo is passionate about social justice and mental health and has a keen interest in African politics, lifestyle, books and just about anything that makes for a compelling conversation.

Her clients find her witty and intelligent and in her own words, she “loves to geek out on new developments in technology and architecture”.