Ashraf Garda's strategic position in the media landscape puts him at the very centre of South Africa’s dialogue and debate
He can be heard on SAfm - the national currents affairs talk station doing :-
A- The Media Show on Sunday's 9-11am which covers the biggest issues in Brand Communication - and is a destination show for anyone with an interest in media and marketing .Its been described as a free 2 hour consultation in marketing.
B - Afternoon Talk on SAfm - a daily talk show encompassing current affairs debates,issues in tech , entrepreneurship , Jobs & Careers,consumer rights and the In the spotlight feature where he profiles prominent and high achieving South Africans as well as captains of industry,
C - He's just completed a 3 year stint as the host of Special Assignment –the investigative journalism TV show on SABC 3
D - He is also the brainchild of Champion South Africa. That's a broad based mass participation movement that encourages a champion attitude amongst all South Africans - because only champion people can build champion nations and he and a host of high profile South Africans are helping turn SA into @ ChampionSAfrica .
When he’s off air Ashraf Garda pursues a strong interest as an MC , conference facilitator and media trainer .
Ashraf has also done the following :-
#MC at the Ubuntu Awards presented to Archbishop Desmond Tutu
#Facilator at the National Cohesion Summit, Advocate George Bizos was one of the panelists
#MC at the PR industry’s PRISM awards
#MC at the Success Summit
#MC at the ADnext marketing 2 day conference
#MC at the Discovery Health Journalism Awards.
#MC at African Experiential Marketing Summit
#MC at the Topco Business Awards,
#Facilator on debate on alcohol advertising for Soul City
#Facilator on debate on product placement at ADCOP
#Facilator at the Discovery Sports Summit
#MC at the annual Albert Luthuli Foundation lecture
#MC the Awqaf Foundation Banquet where Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe delivered the key note address.
He has also been a judge at many awards events including the SA Premier Business Awards , the Pitch & Polish entrepreneur competition , the Sport Industry Awards and the PR industry's Prism awards ,
Ashraf is a multiple award winning broadcaster - in 2014 his Media Show on SAfm Radio was judged best weekend show fat the MTN Radio Awards , in 2013 he was judged " best news and actuality presenter " at the MTN radio Awards , in 2012 he was the recipient of the Turquoise Harmony Institute Media Award .
And to complete his cycle of versatility he was used as a 2010 World Cup analyst on CNN ,AL Jazeera and CBC TV Canada