Born and educated in Pietermaritzburg, after graduating with a BA English and Political Science degree in 1986, Ian joined CAPITAL RADIO 604 in Durban as a traffic reporter from the CAPITAL HELICOPTER, as well as presenting weekend music shows. He moved to Joburg in 1988 to present a Monday to Friday late night show on 702 Music Radio. Ian then presented weekend shows on 94.7 Highveld Stereo from 1995 till 2001, after which he worked for a number of community radio stations both on and off air. Ian has been the Afternoon Drive Show host on LM RADIO since 2017.
Ian’s TV presenting career includes the music sdhow FAST FORWARD in 1991, SABC3 Continuity from 1992 to 2000 and the Formula One show in 2001.