The Lunch Bite on 101.9 ChaiFM

BLOX MEDIA  |  Podcast , ±17 min episodes every 5 days  |  Broadcast schedule  | 
Lunchtime is your key switch-on time. Join Ian Bess for an hour of trending news, interesting stories, great music & creative ideas for dinner and possibly a dose of sport.
While you take time out for lunch, a workout, fetching your kids or running errands, listen to the The Lunch Bite, weekdays @ Noon!

Meticulously planned, researched with scripted programming - Not really!
Listen in to find out Why!

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Louis Karpas – Broadcast Media Professional and veteran sports broadcaster

The Premier League is back, great news for football fans and indeed a welcome relief for clubs and broadcasters.

Louis has actively participated at all levels of negotiating, production and presentation in both Radio and Television. Louis knows first hand how to adapt to all conditions and situations.

Treasured relationships with both sportsmen and administrators, Louis counts many well-known personalities amongst his close associates, captured in the soundbites from Raymond Hack, Stan Matthews, Brad Kaftel, Michael Abrahamson and our very own COVID Doc, Anton Meyberg.
The Lunch Bite with Ian Bess

Sound Bites with Louis Karpas

Captured in the soundbites from RaymondHack, Stanley Matthews, Brad Kaftel, Michael Abrahamson and our very own 'COVID Doc' Anton Meyberg and social perspective from Zinathi

Suzie van der Merwe - How to be Human and Lead in the Corporate World

Mom of 2, wife, daughter, sister, friend, accountant, manager, mentor, confidant, motivator and a corporate leader for a global cosmetic company.

Highly motivated, passionate, down to earth and not your typical Head of Finance

Driven to help people be the best version of themselves, they can be.
I believe Attitude determines Altitude and that you are what you believe, so believe in yourself.

The world would be a very quiet place without Music, and I don’t do quiet!
The Lunch Bite with Ian Bess

Dave Abbott and Mark Schwartz

Dave Abbott was born in England on .....err,,, we’ll skip the date.... and came to South Africa nearly 40 years ago and started “ABBOTT & CRABB”.
As well as his work with “ABBOTT & CRABB”, Dave Abbott is also an
accomplished solo entertainer/comedian, musician.
As an entertainer, he combines silly stories and songs with an extremely
accomplished instrumental and vocal ability, he plays Guitar, Keyboards,
Fiddle and Harmonica His musical style run from the ’60s to the 2018’s, but the best description would be “Let’s Have a Good Time” music.

Mark Schwartz, on the other hand, has a financial Risk and Bank Foreign Exchange Trading background. He is well versed in liquidity as a former Treasurer of SAB (SA), certainly knows a thing or two about entertaining as Treasurer of Naspers/MultiChoice and now proudly heads up his own consultancy practice.
But prior to this wealth of experience, Mark has been playing music and singing since he was 12 and has tried his hand at writing as well in more recent years.

As Mark sums up so aptly "Creativity is not limited to music – imagining is a universally human condition. If you don’t do something with it, you miss out on so much."

Check out Dave Abbot's Facebook page and catch one of his awesome live events.…/dave-abbott/
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Janine Lazarus

Janine doesn't pull her punches – she tells it like it is – in this interview with Ian Bessarabia. Focusing on the importance of communication during a global pandemic and how it is possible to create cohesion during isolation.

If you’re fatigued by all the ‘noise’ like most of us, listen in to something a little different.

#CommunicationInIsolation #CreatingCohesion Janine Lazarus Media Consultancy

Aya Mironi – Head of AND.CO & Fiverr Pro at Fiverr

Aya is the Head of Fiverr Pro and AND Co from Fiverr. Before Fiverr, Aya was the Director of Commercial and Partner Marketing at Playbuzz, and prior
to that, she worked for Google for 7 years. Aya joined Google in London, where, for 5 years, she worked as a Business Development Manager for YouTube, focusing on Strategic Partnerships with content owners. She was also in charge for the launch of Google Play in EMEA. After
relocating back to Israel, she spent 2 years as a Sales Manager for the Gaming sector in Tel Aviv. Aya has an MBA from London Business School and a BA from Tel Aviv University in Economics and Media Studies.

Benji Lovitt

Benji Lovitt’s observations on Israeli society, combined with his lifelong involvement in Jewish education, create a hilarious narrative that has brought smiles to faces all over the world.

Since making aliyah in 2006, Benji has been called on by Jewish organisations to share his hilarious insights into cultural differences as he translates both the challenges and marvels of life in Israel.

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