Mornings with Ilija Dugandzic

Ilija or ‘golden tonsils’ as he is affectionately known as at 96five just has one of those voices that you could listen to all day (hence the nickname!) He grew up listening to radio as a kid and admired some of the great talent from the 80’s and was determined to join them one day behind the microphone. In 1999 he put on the headphones and started his commercial radio career, and before finding his home at 96five, worked at 4ZR Roma as Drive Announcer/copy writer and held other roles in Kingaroy, Maryborough/Hervey Bay, Toowoomba and Canberra. Ilija is passionate about connecting people to events happening in and around Brisbane through our Community Service Announcements and loves that 96five is ‘radio as it used to be’ – a radio station connected to the community.

Through his work at 96five Ilija is most excited about being able to influence the city and families of Brisbane with a message of peace (closely followed by his excitement that daylight savings for Brisbane may be on the cards again!) Most of all though, Ilija is passionate about his family – his beautiful wife Maria who he married in 2011 and a pampered cat named ‘T’.

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