Zandile Hopa profile

Zandile Hopa is a South African broadcaster and news reader. She is a news anchor for the urban radio station Metro FM. She has worked with other radio stations like YFM and Wildcoast FM.

Zandile Hopa
Zandile Hopa biography
Zandile Hopa works as a news anchor at Metro FM.
Background Information
Full Name:Zandile Hopa
Born:NU3, Mdantsane, East London
Nationality:South African
Education:Communication and Media Studies
Alma mater:Boston Media House
Years active:2013-date
Employer:Metro FM

Early Life

Zandile Hopa was born and raised at NU 3 in Mdantsane, an urban township in East London, the Eastern Cape, South Africa. She stayed with her grandmother before moving in with her biological mother.

Zandile is a Xhosa girl. Her grandparents made attending church a must. Although she had wanted to be a teacher in a primary school, Hopa has always wanted to be on the radio.


Zandile Hopa attended high school in Commercial Park and furthered her academics at Boston Media House. In 2010, she studied Communication and Media Studies. She did an internship at YFM in 2013.


After getting the internship at YFM, she thought it was for radio to learn everything since she studied Media. Eventually, she discovered that it was a radio in the news department. She remained at YFM for seven years.

Hopa has a calm and clear voice when she reads the news on weekdays, from 6 am to 9 am. She works alongside DJ Sabby and Candice.

For her, being a worker at Metro FM is a dream come true. Working with DJ Sabby is fun. They first met at YFM on the drive-time show.

Among her career highlights as a radio personality are working in Best Thing Ever with DJ Sabby, The Lady on Drive with Khutso Theledi, and The Touchdown with Tbo Touch.

From her LinkedIn Profile, Hopa joined Metro FM as a News Anchor in March 2022. She was a news anchor for YFM from December 2017 to March 2022.

After working with YFM from December 2013 to December 2016, she joined Wildcoast FM in January 2017. She left after working for ten months.

Personal Life

Zandile Hopa family
Zandile Hopa, her mother, and her sister.

Zandile is a beautiful and hot girl in every season of her life. She is currently single, although many admire her. She maintains she is happier than when she was in a relationship.

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