Kholeka August was born and raised in a small Village called Skansin in the outskirts of Maclear, Eastern Cape. She was raised together with her two brothers and two sisters by both her late mom Nobongile August and late dad Themba August.
Kholeka August is currently working as a Sales and Marketing Manager at Zibonele FM. Her experience in the sales and marketing management dates back from 2014. When she joined Zibonele FM in May 2012, she was entrusted with a role of a News Anchor in both English and Isixhosa. She then later in 2013 got a position of a Programmes Manager at the station. During her tenure she managed to grow the listenership of the station from 180 000 to 293 000.
For the first time the station was rated number one in the Western Cape province and number two nationally. She also worked as a News Anchor for four years (2008 – 2012) at Nkqubela FM “KQ” based in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape.
A focused Marketing graduate with a Bachelor of Marketing Honours Degree from MANCOSA, specialising in Sales and Marketing Management, Kholeka possesses relevant professional experience gained during her 5 year term as Sales and Marketing Manager at Zibonele FM. Kholeka obtained a Diploma in Audio Visual Production at MSC College in 2009.
She also has a National Certificate in Journalism from Media Workshop. In 2018 she developed interest in the training field. She then decided to acquire a qualification in assessment and moderation. Today, Kholeka is a qualified Assessor and Moderator.