Award Winning Journalist and Political Commentator
Stephen Grootes is the presenter of SAfm’s flagship show, SAfm Sunrise. He has a wealth of experience in news and current affairs radio totaling over twenty years. He moved to SAfm after a long career at Joburg’s Radio 702, where he hosted both the breakfast and drive programmes, and spent five years at the helm of the current affairs show The Midday Report. Along the way he also amassed hours on the ground as a political reporter, and was present at all of the major political turning points of the last fifteen years. He is well known for his analysis of local events and of the South African political scene and has relationships with most of the major political role-players in the country. When he’s not working, he’s with his family, or out on a trail on his mountain bike.