Palesa Temba in top 10 of SABC3’s ‘Presenter Search’

Palesa Temba
Palesa Temba

Cape Town – SABC3’s Presenter Search on 3,  is entering the next phase of the competition to find new presenters for some of the TV channel’s shows. In Thursday evening’s 8th episode the top 10 contenders were announced.

Over the course of the next few episodes the top 10 contestants will be eliminated one by one following TV presenting tasks. The final three will get contracts to become a presenter on SABC3’s Top Billing, Expresso and Afternoon Express.

The contestants will now be put through a series of presenting challenges to test their skills in front of the camera and that will push them out of their comfort zone.

From: Durban

Claim to fame: She is an actress and Youtuber and uses her YouTube channel to highlight young passionate people who are leaders in their industries.

Background: She studied drama and psychology at Rhodes University. She says her family is the most important part of her life and she loves to give back by volunteering at children’s homes in the local community.

Says: “Being in the top 10 of Presenter Search on 3 is truly a dream come true. I feel an enormous sense of freedom and motivation and finally being able to be my complete self and fulfill my purpose through this platform. I look forward to growing and learning through this show, working on my craft as a presenter and building my brand in the process.”

Fun fact: She is the only girl in a family of four boys.


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