Tim Modise

Tim Modise hosts his own current affairs shows on eNCA called ‘The Modise Network ‘.

This veteran  African journalist, broadcaster, public speaker and philanthropist boasts over thirty years in broadcast media and journalism.

He has worked for various radio and TV stations of the SABC, M-Net, Primedia, BBC and Power FM across different formats from music, current affairs and talk shows. He was inducted in the Radio Hall of Fame in 2011.

Modise was a pioneer of the talk format when he introduced public education talk in 1988, later being at the forefront of politically-oriented talk, participating extensively in the coverage of the transition from apartheid to the new constitutional democracy.

He hosted the debates leading to the elections of 1994 which he also covered on both radio and TV. His highlight was being a panelist on the Mandela/De Klerk debate which was broadcast to a global audience of 800 million. He has interviewed all South African Presidents since 1990.

Tim Modise has also worked as a political analyst, a columnist for City Press newspaper and was appointed the founding chairman of Proudly South African by President Thabo Mbeki.

He continues to cover South African public affairs. He is involved in education and health sectors in his home community of Garankuwa as patron of the Tim Modise Primary School, member of Sefako Makgatho University and board member of George Mukhari Hospital.

He has received numerous awards for community development, communication, broadcasting and reconciliation as well as for human rights from the Jaime Brunet Foundation, University of Navarro in Spain.

Tim has hosted co-productions with the US National Public Radio & the BBC and besides South African leaders, has interviewed French President Jacques Chirac, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Namibian President Nujoma, Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Grutlantd & Irish Prime Minister Mary Robertson.