Familiar to listeners as ‘the friendliest voice in Central SA’, Yolanda Maartens returned to OFM permanently in 2020 after successfully heading up the regional Reach Fora Dream office in Bloemfontein.Born on 19 November 1985 in Potchefstroom and raised in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, this bright, bubbly beauty was often in trouble for chatting in class. A love for people and the performing arts paved the way for public speaking and a confidence for taking on the world. This she did when after matric, she spent a year in Berlin, Germany as a Rotary Exchange Student. Back home, she enrolled at the North West University, Potchefstroom campus and obtained a BCom degree in Communication Management, an honours degree in Development Communication and a Master’s degree in Disaster Management and Sustainable Development. It was during Yolanda’s honours year at varsity that she was introduced to the inner workings of radio, loving the freedom of expression, ability to share emotions through...
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Air Date: 20 May 2022
Join The Joyride with Nico van der Westhuizen, Nikki van der Linde, Aaron Masemola and JayBee Makhalemele weekdays between 15:00 and 18:00.