Veteran broadcaster John Berks has passed away

Veteran broadcaster John Berks (80)  has passed away after a long illness.

Berks worked for many years at commercial radio station Radio 702.

Tributes have been pouring in for the presenter including a tweet from former traffic presenter Aki Anastasiou who says Berks had a sense of humour like no other and was one of a kind.

A radio giant has fallen! A pioneer of talk radio in SA. He created the most authentic theatre of the mind experiences for his listeners. A sense of humour like no other. He had such a massive influence on my radio career. John Berks you were one of a kind! #RIPBerksie pic.twitter.com/b3FGZvBfj0

— Aki Anastasiou (@AkiAnastasiou) June 4, 2022

 

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