Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Siki Mgabadeli joining eNCA as senior business anchor; eNCA adds new half hour business show at 21:00 from Wednesday 1 October.

eNCA (DStv 403) is adding a new half hour business show which will be anchored by Siki Mgabadeli from Wednesday 1 October at 21:00 on weekdays.

Arabile Gumede will continue to do business updates on eNCA but the main business news and interviews will now be happening in the as yet to be named business strand.

Arabile Gumede will now be anchoring the Friday night spot of the business timeslot, with Siki Mgabadeli doing Mondays to Thursdays as eNCA's new senior business anchor.

"Often business and finance are viewed as too elitist. I want to take viewers on a journey about the subject that affect their daily lives," says Siki Mgabadeli who've done business news broadcasting at Summit TV, the former name of BusinessDay TV.

Recently she popped up on eNCAmore and more to anchor once-off specials, commentator and as radio-host doing cross-over simulcast broadcasts and was the talk shot host of the latest highly successful season of The Big Debate which the SABC dumped and which eNCA took over.

"Over the past few months Siki Mgabadeli successfully hosted The Big Debate on eNCA, so it was only natural that the channel will tap into her already well-recognised business talent," says Mapi Mhlangu, eNCA news director.