About Petra

Previous Experience

Petra Mei is a qualified radio presenter, MC, public and motivational speaker and a top 100 finalist in the SABC 3 Presenter Search in South Africa. She launched her media career at the age of nine as a public speaker and never looked back since.


During 2005 – 2009 this passionate media personality became a household name in the community and national radio and is known amongst her family and friends as a live wire (someone with tons of energy and drive) talk active and fun. Petra is also known for her kind heart, ability to start and hold a conversation and her calm approach under pressure.


She interviewed the Jamaican sensation Judy Boucher, South African Idols winner Jody Williams, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, MEC Anroux Marais, acting as the media mentor of Miss Teen International Jonicia Blommetjies, her appearance as MC at Miss Blue Jeans and Bling International and for becoming the first South African to receive an honorary award from Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria, for her contribution towards media.

  • 4 Day Master Class: Aspire Tv Presenting (London) 

  • SABC 3 Presenter Search Reality Show

  • National radio presenter (South African National Broadcasting Commission)

  • Media mentor

  • MC at annual national festivals

  • interviewed numerous Ministers, politicians and South African celebrities

  • Voice over artist

  • Presenter of children’s programmes on community radio

  • Field report for radio at event of former South African President Jacob Zuma

  • First Communications Officer (Executive Mayor Marius Koen)