The SABC has made it official that Robert Marawa will be going on-air from 01 August 2018.
Marawa will be presenting a new sports show to be broadcast simultaneously on Metro FM (18:00-19:00) and Radio 2000 (18:00-20:00) Mondays to Fridays.
In a statement Marawa expressed; “I see this as a continuation of a journey with the SABC and one that shows commitment from the leadership of the Public Broadcaster in fulfilling its public service mandate. This high level of support is important to me in delivering the kind of quality show that the listener deserves and with the historic simulcast option, we hope rush-hour traffic frustrations will be a thing of the past.”
A recent report by Sunday World reveals that he scored a 3-year contract worth more than R5 million. The contract is effective from 01 June 2018 till 31 May 2021 with a pay of R7 000 per shift.
“Marawa is set to become the second highest sports radio presenter at the SABC with a monthly salary of R154 000. The contract indicates that Marawa is set to earn an annual salary of R1.8 million and, by the end of his contract, he would have earned at least R5.5 million.”