Jeremy Maggs – MC Speaker has been a journalist for 30 years and has worked across all media platforms – newspapers, radio, television, magazines and online.
He started his career as a cadet reporter on The Herald newspaper in Port Elizabeth and later moved to the Sunday Tribune in Durban. Book through Speakers Inc
He spent 10 years at Radio 702 eventually rising to Head of News and was instrumental in developing the Eyewitness News brand
He then ventured into television and was lead anchor on am-today on SABC2 – the respected morning news and current affairs programme.
Later he hosted the hit television quiz show Who Wants to be a Millionaire that ran for over 100 episodes.
During the time he also joined SABC radio and started the long running Sunday morning “media@safm” programme, which focussed on the advertising and communications industry.
He also presented PM Live and then AM Live – arguably at the time the country’s most influential current affairs radio show including the After 8 Debate.
He left the SABC in April 2008 to join eNCA where for the past eight years has been co-presenter of the flagship evening current affairs programme News Night 6pm to 9pm – Monday to Fridays
He also presents a daily one hour current affairs radio show on Power FM 98.7 called The Power Update.
Jeremy Maggs – MC Media Training Speaker is also the advertising and media writer on the Financial Mail and is co-editor of the authoritative yearly industry review called The Annual Ad Focus.
He watches the communications industry with a programme on eNCA called Maggs on Media and a Sunday morning media magazine programme on Power FM 98.7 – The Power Week. Follow Speakers Inc on Twitter
Maggs is also the editor of the marketing website The Red Zone and its spinoff magazine; as well as Directorship magazine. He is also a consulting editor to Business Traveller magazine.
Maggs consults privately in the marketing and media space and has run a successful media training and strategy course for over 20 years.
He also has an inspiring keynote speech entitled What Makes People Rich as well as a regularly updated address on new media and marketing thinking.
Maggs is a regular business panel facilitator and MC.
He owns a 1964 British racing green Mini Cooper and a Basset Hound called Jameson.
Jeremy is a Professional MC, Journalist and Presenter
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