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Samantha Musa

Samantha Musa Zimbabwean radio personality

Zimbabwean radio personality
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Intro Zimbabwean radio personality
Is Radio personality
From Zimbabwe
Type Film, Television, Stage and Radio
Gender female
Birth 1989, Harare, Zimbabwe
Age: 31 years
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Biography

Samantha Musa, popularly known as MisRed, is a Zimbabwean radio personality, social influencer, philanthropist, brand ambassador, events MC & host as well as TV presenter. She is best known for anchoring ZiFM Stereo Drive Time Show, The Rush Drive Time.

Early life

Musa was born on 8 May 1989 in Harare, Zimbabwe. She had her primary education at Hallingbury Primary School, Bindura Primary School and Lewisam Primary School. She attended her secondary education at Heritage High School and Speciss College.

Career

In 2012, Musa started her journey as a radio presenter. She started working at ZiFM Stereo, one of the leading FM radio stations in Zimbabwe, as co-host of "The Ignition" after the departure of top personality, Tinopona Katsande in October 2013.

In 2017, she was named co-host of weekly entertainment show, Coke on the Beat which aired on Zimbabwean television, ZTV with Tich Maruziva. Popular celebrities like Trevor Dongo, Young Nash, POY and DJ Stavo have been interviewed on Coke on the Beat.

She also had an occasional presenting career at events including: OK Grand Challenge VIP Marquee, Steward Bank Mastercard Launch, The Edgars Fashion Extravaganza and South African Airways Travel Agency Awards.

She has covered international events such as Lake of Stars Festival, MTV Africa Music Awards among others.

In 2018, Musa partnered with Jungle Entertainment Ventures (a digital content monetisation firm), and KOSHA Management (a branding and business development firm) in a career move that is seeing her invest more in building an international media and content brand that resonates strongly with her growing audience.

Awards and honours

Year Ceremony Award Result
2016 Zimbabwe Radio Awards Best Urban Female Presenter Nominated
2018 Best Fashion and Style Influencer Zimbabwean Social Media Awards Nominated
2018 TRIBE of Influencers Awards (ZW) Twimbo of The Year Won

Philanthropy

Beyond her corporate and business obligations, MisRed has a passion for female empowerment and advancement. She has co-founded, collaborated and has been an active voice in various socially conscious campaigns which include but are not limited to the following:

  • Co-founder - #BeyondOctober - Annual Pink Event (Breast Cancer Awareness Initiative)
  • Collaborative partner - Girls R Us (on going since 2017)
  • Influencer - #PledgeForIdai - Active influencer for the cyclone Idai donations

Personal life

Musa has lived in Mozambique and South Africa where she discovered her voice for radio. She has two daughters.

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https://www.thestandard.co.zw/2017/04/09/misred-shows-off-baby-bump/
https://www.zimetro.co.zw/in-pictures-zifm/
https://www.chronicle.co.zw/misred-aims-high/
https://nehandaradio.com/2019/02/08/misred-photo-goes-viral/
https://kamagazine.co.zw/misred-the-brand-the-personality-the-celebrity/
http://zimbeatnews.co.zw/misred-to-host-ghana-meets-naija-concert-in-accra/
https://enewsgh.com/2018/06/ghana-welcomes-zimbabwes-premier-media-personality/
http://zifmstereo.co.zw/personality/misred
https://joburgtimes.co.za/samantha-musa-aka-misred/
https://www.sundaymail.co.zw/misreds-mystery-man-puts-a-ring-on-it
https://www.myzimbabwe.co.zw/news/33908-economic-hardships-hit-bootylicious-radio-personality-misred-hard-guys-paden-parikupisa.html
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