Entries for Presenter Search on 3 - The Expresso Edition are OPEN!

Presenter Search on 3 the Expresso audition

Presenter Search is back and this time we’re looking for two new faces to join The Expresso Morning Show. 

We’re looking for creativity. We’re looking for a unique personality, and above all we’re looking for new members to join the family.

Television presenting is not just about the fame, it’s a career that demands hard work and dedication. It’s more than looking on-point and impressing social media fans! In addition to becoming the new presenters on The Expresso Morning Show, this year’s winners will also become the new faces of SABC 3. 

Life in the spotlight will not only be filled with glamour and travel, the potential winners need to reflect the dynamic spirit of South Africa boast a commanding presence lights up any room they walk into. They should be unapologetic about who they are, proud of their background and be able to represent South Africa on any stage - be it local, regional or international. 

Presenter Search on 3 spring-boarded the careers of the previous winners: Zoë Brown (Expresso), Danilo Acquisto (Afternoon Express and Win a Home), Jade Hübner (Top Billing), Thabiso Makhubela (Expresso) Palesa Tembe (Afternoon Express), Ryle De Morny (Top Billing), Harmony Katulondi (Top Billing), and Fezile Mkhize (Top Billing), all of whom became household names. Their journeys to stardom started in the queues of Presenter Search on 3 and you could follow in their footsteps.

Do you have what it takes? Are you a ready to wake-up South Africa every morning as the newest host of the Expresso Morning Show? Then this is your time to shine. Own the stage and take your place in the spotlight. 

How To Enter: A Step-By-Step Guide 
  • Record a video of yourself talking to the camera Maximum length: 1 minute, as per Instagram limit

In the video:
  • Introduce yourself, giving your name and where you live 
  • Share what makes you unique as an individual.
  • Tell us what you will bring to The Expresso Morning Show
  • Share your video to Instagram using the hashtag #PresenterSearchOn3 
  • Deadline for entries is midnight, 31 July 2019

Limited entries will be contacted via Instagram and invited to audition.
If you’re not contacted by 10 August, consider your entry unsuccessful. 
For more details and the full T&Cs, click here.

Your video must remain visible on Instagram to until 5 September 2019. 

Host and Judges: 
Leigh-Anne Williams will be the host for Presenter Search on 3: Expresso Edition. She is well-known face in South African homes, as one of the presenters on The Expresso Morning Show. Williams also host of Lunch with Leigh-Anne, on Goodhope FM in Cape Town.

The contestants will be judged by a variety of celebrity judges, but their fate will be decided by the main judges Dr Musa Mthombeni, Roger Goode and Thando Thabethe. 

Dr Musa Mnthombeni is a qualified medical practicitioner, former child star and known for being one of the presenters on the popular SABC3 show ‘Trending SA‘. 

Roger Goode is host of the 5FM breakfast show ‘Roger Goode Radio Show‘, well-known music producer and live DJ. 

Thando Thabethe became a household name after she starred in the soap Generations. Thabethe is a renowned actress, radio and TV presenter, club DJ and MC. 

The search is on!


Who is your favourite judge?
Thando Thabethe
Dr Musa Mthombeni
Roger Goode