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SABC bids farewell to Robert Marawa and Vaylen Kirtley

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The SABC has confirmed the departure of seasoned sports anchors, Robert Marawa and Vaylen Kirtley as contributors for the broadcaster.

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) took to Twitter on Friday, 30 July 2021, to confirm the departure of seasoned media personalities, Robert Marawa and Vaylen Kirtley. The reason for the departure was not detailed in the statement, however, it did confirm the news.

According to the statement, “The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) would like to announce the departure of renowned sports broadcasters, Mr. Robert Marawa and Ms. Vaylen Kirtley. Robert Marawa departs following the conclusion of the MSW (Marawa Sport Worldwide) which Marawa presented on both METRO FM and Radio 2000 simultaneously.”

It further added, “Ms. Kirtley presented the sport segment of SABC’s television current affairs show, Morning Live and was also an anchor for SABC sport programming. She joined the SABC 20 years ago and started with junior sports programmes at the time.”

The broadcaster also went on to honour Kirtley with an appreciation post on Twitter, which was not the case for Marawa.

See the post below.

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