Bongani's emotional acceptance speech at Liberty Radio Awards 2019

Bongani's emotional acceptance speech at Liberty Radio Awards 2019

Bongani Mtolo is officially the Best Afternoon Drive Presenter again - and he broke down in tears of gratitude after the win!

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Bongani is fully aware of how some fans perceive him as strong-headed and hard, but after winning Best Afternoon Drive Presenter over the weekend, he broke down in tears!

Read: East Coast Radio wins big at Liberty Radio Awards 2019

"I wasn't surprised, I put in the hours and the hard work and I felt so relieved when I got this recognition... I'm the man!" says Bongani Mtolo.

East Coast Drive’s Bongani Mtolo scooped the best Afternoon Drive Presenter (Commercial) for a second time, making him the Best Drive Show Host in the country for two consecutive years!

East Coast Radio boasts three big wins at this year's Radio Liberty Awards after being nominated in 15 categories.


Best Afternoon Drive Presenter – Bongani Mtolo

Best Breakfast Show – East Coast Breakfast

Bright Star – Sky Tshabalala

Other nominations included:

Best Weekend Show –  Carol Ofori & Ricky

Best Content Producer – Simon Carter

Best Podcast – ECR Drive’s interview with AKA & Keri’s Couch

Best Sports Presenter – Sky Tshabalala

Best Night-Time Show – Thandolwethu

Best Field News Reporter – Nushera Soodyal

Best News Bulletin Reader – Shaun Ryan

Best Traffic Presenter – Andi James

Best Traffic Presenter – Jayshree Parasuramen

The Best Promotions Stunt/ Event – Jane Linley-Thomas

Main image courtesy of Instagram/Bongani Mtolo

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