Damon Beard

EAST COAST RADIO  |  Podcast , ±3 min episodes every day  |  Broadcast schedule  | 
With great music and loads of interactive social media conversations, Damon Beard helps you get through your morning with ease. He's also well known for his popular weekly feature, The Big Favour, now in it's 14th year - in which he helps people in the province realise their dreams.

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Damon Beard shares intimate memories of his late father

Father's Day is a day to commemorate dad and how awesome he is, but for Damon, it's a time to reflect and remember the best friend that he lost. That's what Damon thinks every year around Father's Day. His dad died on 27th May 2014, and Damon tells us that he was his "best friend".

Damon's Big Debate: Durban man marries fiancée on the day of her funeral

One Verulam-based man is turning heads after he married the love of his life - even though she died two weeks before their wedding. It has been reported that the marriage took place at the Osindisweni township in Verulam. The 51-year-old groom, Jabulani Dlungwane, married his fiancee, Sindisiwe Khumalo, after she died of diabetes. Is this act of posthumous marriage was romantic or unsettling? Listen as KZN share their views with Damon.

Should History be compulsory in SA schools? KZN teacher weighs in

A task team has put forward recommendations for the subject to become compulsory in the last three years of High School, and to phase out Life Orientation. It's been said that History helps students to solve problems and assists in analysing situations. Should it become compulsory? Listen as a KZN-based Teacher shares his views.

Damon's Big Debate: What does KZN listeners washing techniques look like?

One listener is adamant that the rest of KZN is washing their dishes incorrectly. Damon needs you to pick sides on this Big Debate. It seems that those who don't rinse their dishes are being referred to as 'monsters', but Damon was surprised to find out there are quite a few people who can relate to this KZN listener. Find out what KZN had to say.

Damon's Big Debate: How do KZN listeners survive office politics?

Office politics are a reality for many organisations, but when confronted with this situation, is it best to face it head on or walk away unnoticed? Damon came across a study which said that an estimated three-quarters of employees have said that their boss is the most stressful part of their job, while a third dread going to work because of colleagues, and the reality is that many of us will be affected by office politics at some point. Do you fear being embroiled in gossip and conflict that does not involve you? Find out what KZN had to say.

Deadly Shallcross shooting: Latest from Newswatch reporter

A 9-year-old girl has been killed after an alleged hijacking in Shallcross, near Chatsworth south of Durban. The incident took place outside a school in Himalaya Drive this morning. Initial indications are that the girl and her father were hijacked. The suspects then drove off while she was still in the vehicle. Damon Beard spoke to Newswatch journalist Bernadette Wolhuter who has been at the scene.

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