John Walland – MC, Motivational Speaker and DJ - Johannesburg
Coming from a Sales and Marketing background in the pharmaceutical industry, John decided to follow his passion and joined 5FM as a Freelance Presenter in 1989.
Following on from this he joined 5FM as a Sports Presenter working on the afternoon Drive Show, organising and presenting all the Sporting Interviews on shows like 'Nashua Sports Trax'? He was also the sports anchor on SABC's 'AM Today' breakfast show for a year.
After 14 years with the SABC, he left 5FM to join 94.7 Highveld Stereo and worked with Alex Jay as his Sport's Anchor. John did numerous sports reports from live races including the Cape Argus Cycle Race, the Rugby World Cup, the Pick 'n Pay Cycle Race and many more.
In 2007 Walland joined Jacaranda 94.2 as a Sports Presenter on their morning Drive Show as well as the afternoon Drive Show on East Coast Radio. During this time he have worked on the KFC Sports Cage which was a 1 hour sports related show interviewing sports personalities on various topics. KFC Sports Cage named as MTN Radio award winning show in 2010 in which he set up and contributed daily reports and interviews.