Widely read columnist, television presenter and public speaker. Founding editor of This Day newspaper and former New York and London correspondent for the Sunday Times. Former head of the magazine division at Avusa, and general manager of The Sowetan. Foreign Correspondents' Association Award for Outstanding Journalism (1997). Author of an award-winning novel, Before the Rains Come.
Respected media expert, with a regular column in Business Day. Head of Journalism & Media Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand. Former Chief Executive of Kagiso Broadcasting and past chairman of the National Association of Broadcasters. Joint founder and editor of the Weekly Mail and the Mail & Guardian. Winner of the International Newspaper of the Year award (London, 1997). Author of the acclaimed book on contemporary politics, ‘Diepsloot’.
Joint founder and editor of the Weekly Mail. Joint founder and editor of the pioneering internet venture, the Electronic Mail & Guardian. Newspaper production and design expert. First journalist to work online in South Africa. Joint winner with Anton Harber (below) of Pringle Award for courageous journalism. Loerie Award for web design (1997) and Business Day Award for best government website (2001). Over thirty five years editorial experience.
Shapes the company’s business strategy. Former news editor of Business Day, and manager of Business Day's online division. More than fifteen years experience in print, online and broadcasting has given him a broad view of the opportunities in different types of new media.