Businesses Owned By Gareth Cliff. Gareth Rhydal Cliff is a South African radio and television personality. He began his professional radio career at 702, and later became the host of the breakfast show on 5FM. During his career at 5FM, his show included a feature called The Hollywood Report with Jen Su. He is popularly known as a judge on M-Net reality competition series Idols which he joined in the second season. On his platform Gareth Cliff and his team brings uncensored, real conversation about everything in the news, guests, edgy material and a healthy dose of inspiration and intelligence. Below are some of the businesses owned by Gareth Cliff.
In 2014, he launched Cliff Central, an online content hub that specialises in podcasting and online radio. The content is uncensored and free from the regulations of the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA). His former 5FM breakfast team, Leigh-Ann Mol, Damon Kalvari and Mabale Moloi joined him in the new venture, and initially featured as part of his team on The Gareth Cliff Show. On 24 July 2019, Gareth Cliff hosted a panel of well-known South African broadcast personalities featuring DJ Fresh, DJ Sbu, Robert Marawa, Tbo Touch and Trevor Gumbi on Pure Conversations. Blind History – a podcast series produced by Cliff Central and hosted by Gareth Cliff and Anthony Mederer — was nominated for a New York Festivals Radio Award in 2019 for Best Education podcast.
One on One Productions
Gareth’s company, One on One Productions (Pty) Ltd, which he founded with his business partner and long-time manager Rina Broomberg, took a major leap into entrepreneurship when on 1st May 2014, Gareth took the giant leap from traditional terrestrial radio to the future of internet and mobile with the aim of creating the preeminent “infotainment” online content hub.
Long before Facebook or LinkedIn, gAL.co.za (get a life) was the first ever student portal and website exclusively aimed at the South African student community. It supplied entertainment, information and games for the student market at the very start of the Internet phenomenon in South Africa.