Aki Anastasiou has always had a fascination for radio, and his passion for the medium grew to the point where he’d call 702 to enter their on-air competitions: especially the ones requiring various sound effects and voice impersonations. Now available through Conference Speakers
Aki Anastasiou began working at 702 during his school holidays and, upon his matriculation, he joined the station full time as a sound engineer. He worked his way into several departments, including the “Fun & Games” department which was responsible for conceptualising and executing various marketing and promotional strategies. Since 1990, he has reported on 702-land’s traffic from the skies above and the roads below in the 702 Helicopter.
Aki Anastasiou – Technology is a regular stand-in talk show host, while at the same time, having assisted in the development of 702’s internet presence. He hosts “Technobytes” every Monday afternoon with David O’Sullivan and also hosts the “Technology and Gadget Show” with Jenny Crwys-Williams every fortnight. He is also the “techno-man” for both 702 and Cape Talk when any technology news makes the headlines.
Aki is the host of CNBC Africa’s television show Tech Busters. He is also an award winning trafficologist on Talk Radio 702’s, with his role on the radio station Aki Anastasiou – Technology has endeared himself to generations of Joburgers by guiding them through the city’s gridlocked streets each morning. Aki’s other great passion is technology and he presents technology and gadget driven features on 702’s Technobyte, and is a regular speaker and MC at South Africa’s top technology and innovation conferences.
He was one of the first South African personalities to use Twitter and continues to lead in this field.
Techsmart online magazine identified Aki as their top tech Tweeter and Aki sits at number 16 in a recent iChirp
poll of South Africa’s top twitter accounts based on nearly 7 000 followers.
Aki’s good humour and outgoing personality make him a natural communicator whether the situation is a one on-one or a large crowd. He and David O’Sullivan run a sports quiz that is fast becoming a favourite for corporate entertainment.
Aki was rated the 17th most talked about South African on Twitter in a 2010 report produced by social media agency, Fuseware.
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