Sam Cowen is the co-presenter of Breakfast Express on 94.7 Highveld Stereo and is known for her wit, warmth and the rose among thorns on Joburg’s biggest Breakfast Show. She’s also the longest-running female morning show host in the country and is a freelancer for sister station Talk Radio 702.
In addition to her radio work, Sam hosted the successful parenting show Great Expectations on E-TV for five years and wrote two bestselling books on the topic of motherhood, ‘Waiting for Christopher,’ and ‘Good Enough Mother.’ The first was featured in an exhibition in the International Museum of Women is San Francisco. She also co-wrote a third book The Irreverent Mothers’ Handbook with Lee van Loggerenberg, a collection of columns and advice that originally appeared in Your Baby magazine.
Sam is very involved in charity work, particularly with her involvement with the Walter Sisulu Paediatric Cardiac Foundation, a non-profit organization that raises money for operations for children with congenital heart defects. As a high profile working woman, she offers a wealth of knowledge, insight, humour and compassion to thousands of other women who look around at the end of the day and wonder how other women manage.
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