After 11 years of radio, Khutso Theledi received her first award at the Basadi in Music Awards on Saturday, 12 August.
The South African media personality won the Entertainment Radio Presenter of the Year against the likes of Lerato Kganyago and Lethabo Lejoy Mathatho.
According to Briefly, Khutso left her studies at Monash University to join Boston Media House. She then decided to pursue a degree in Radio and Sound Engineering.
Upon winning the award for Entertainment Radio Presenter of the Year, Khutso took to Instagram to express gratitude to everyone who supported her, including her late father.
“EVERYONE will know it was God! Papa, this one’s for you. Grateful Beyond Words to share that we are now the winners of the Basadi in Music 2023 Entertainment Radio Presenter of the Year!”, she shares.
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“This journey from day one of #BreakAwayWithKhutsoTheledi on April 3rd to this incredible win on August 12th has been nothing short of a dream to know with all my heart that no one can truly cancel what God has called. A massive thank you to the Basadi in Music Awards for the nomination and recognition. To my amazing family, friends, and loved ones, your support has been my driving force. To my Metro FM family and the 8th-floor, your belief in me has been a guiding light. Thank you for helping me reach new heights. This is our testament to our collective dedication and passion. To my fellow nominees, your brilliance shines as brightly as ever, congratulations to us all,” she continues.
“This award is not just mine—it’s for all who saw the winner in me before I did. Here’s to 11 years of radio, to OUR first nomination, and to bringing it home!”, Khutso concludes.