Riaan Cruywagen reads last bulletin

Riaan Cruywagen on Monday read his last bulletin, exactly 37 years to the day he started at the SABC.

Veteran newsreader Riaan Cruywagen read his last bulletin on Monday after 37 years at the SABC.

JOHANNESBURG - Veteran newsreader Riaan Cruywagen on Monday read his last on-air bulletin at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC).

Cruywagen started his journalism career at the broadcaster on this day, 37 years ago.

Exactly 37 years later, he read his last bulletin.

He announced his retirement earlier in November.

Cruywagen said he was looking forward to relaxing in the evenings with his family.

He thanked South Africans for letting him into their homes and into their hearts.