OFM’s original bearded ginger, almost needs no introduction, especially if you’ve been tuning in since before dawn…Gerben already started his radio career as production assistant for a community radio station at the tender age of 12. In 2003, he joined KovsieFM as the Breakfast presenter, a position he held for three years. He then joined OFM for two years thereafter, and returned to community radio for another two years. In 2017, he re-joined OFM.And, what you hear is what you get - unpretentious, authentic, a genuinely funny, nice guy.Gerben fondly remembers the first time he realised the power of radio. It was during his time as campus breakfast presenter when a listener made contact to let him know that Gerben really made him laugh during a time in his life when he didn’t think it was possible for him to laugh anymore. Ever since that moment, Gerben understood that he had a responsibility toward each and every listener. He is a guest in their home, their car or sitting next to them...
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The Joy Ride
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.