Naspers Video Entertainment makes new appointments

Naspers Video Entertainment has appointed Calvo Mawela as the CEO of MultiChoice South Africa and Mark Rayner as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for MultiChoice South Africa. The company also named Yolisa Phahle as the CEO of General Entertainment and Fahmeeda Surtee as the CEO of DStv Media Sales in South Africa. All appointments are effective immediately. 17 Nov 2017

Henriette De Villiers, François Smit represent SA at INPUT

AFDA Johannesburg dean Henriette De Villiers and South African Communications Association head of postgraduate studies François Smit were selected as the national coordinators of the International Public Television Conference (INPUT) in South Africa. 25 Oct 2017

Fathima Beckmann named VIMN Africa director of communication

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa has appointed Fathima Beckmann as its new director of communication. 26 Sep 2017

New York Festivals appoints Susan Ruse

New York Festivals has appointed Susan Ruse as its associate executive director for its International Advertising Awards competition. Ruse is a previous employee of HBO where she served as creative marketing executive producer for 19 years. 15 Aug 2017

ICASA appoints new members to committee

ICASA has appointed new members to its Complaints and Compliance Committee (CCC). 14 Jul 2017

Kunle Falodun to oversee SPT's growth in Africa

Sony Pictures Television has appointed Kunle Falodun as the VP distribution in Africa. 13 Jul 2017

Brendan Gabriel named VP, The Africa Channel

The Africa Channel has appointed Brendan Gabriel as its new creative and production VP. 2 Jun 2017

SABC's Mfundo Ntsibande appointed, Council of the NFVF

The minister for arts and culture, Nathi Mthethwa, has announced SABC's Mfundo Ntsibande as a new member of the Council of the National Film and Video Foundation, effective 1 May 2017. 26 Apr 2017

VIMN Africa makes promotions, additions to executive team

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa has made some promotions and additions to its executive team. 6 Mar 2017

Richardson is Turner Latin America's new president

Turner Latin America has appointed executive vice president of distribution, Joel Whitten ‘Whit' Richardson III as its new president. 14 Feb 2017

Helga Palmer is the new Endemol Shine Africa MD

TV production company, Endemol Shine Africa has appointed Helga Palmer as its new managing director. 22 Dec 2016

Viacom Africa appoints Twala

Monde Twala has been appointed as vice president for BET, youth and music at Viacom International Media Networks Africa. 7 Mar 2016

Senior management appointments at Urban Brew Studios

Urban Brew Studios has made three new appointments; Herbert Hadebe has been appointed as the head of scripted productions, Adelaide Joshua-Hill as head of unscripted productions and Joanne Lurie is the new head of creative. 23 Feb 2016

Media24 appoints new head of VIA

Izelle Venter has been appointed as the new channel head of VIA, Media24's Afrikaans lifestyle television channel, effective 1 March. 18 Feb 2016

Tim Modise joins Soweto TV

Journalist and broadcaster, Tim Modise, has partnered with Soweto TV to produce and host his own weekly current affairs show on DStv channel 251 and Free To Air in Gauteng. 24 Nov 2015

FOX announces new GM

FOX International Channels Europe and Africa announced the appointment of Ratna Siriah as the new general manager for FOX International Channels Africa. 3 Nov 2015

M-Net appoints new M-Net channel director

With over six years of experience at the helm of some of M-Net's biggest channel brands, M-Net's newly-appointed director, Gideon Khobane is geared up for the increasing demands on Africa's leading pay-TV service provider. 1 Apr 2015

Discovery Networks appoints commercial director for Africa

Discovery Networks Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA), a division of Discovery Communications, announced the appointment of Debbie Brady as commercial director for Africa, based in Johannesburg. 19 Mar 2015

M-Net appoints Magic in Motion academy director

M-Net has appointed Bobby Heaney as the academy director for the M-Net Magic in Motion Academy, the company's flagship CSI initiative. 5 Jan 2015

Megan Firth appointed as sales agent for Sony Entertainment Asia and Max
3 Nov 2014

Okuhle Media welcomes David Stein as Hectic Nine-9's new producer

David started at Okuhle in 2011 as one of Hn9's scriptwriters and soon moved up the ladder to become the show's insert producer. 26 Aug 2014

Chief Innovation Officer joins Kagiso Media Limited

Kagiso Media Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Vincent Maher as Chief Innovation Officer (CINO) at Kagiso Media Limited, a Kagiso Tiso Holdings company. 4 Aug 2014

Bloomberg names commercial director for media in EMEA

Bloomberg Media's Managing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Adam Freeman today announced Matt Teeman will join the firm as commercial director for its international multi-platform media organisation in the region. 23 Jul 2014

KykNet appoints new brand manager

Joining KykNet as new brand manager, is Leo Smit who has had quite an extensive career in the broadcast and media industry over the last 13 years. 27 May 2014

Jedd Cokayne heads the AMF

The MediaShop's Jedd Cokayne has been confirmed as the newest chairman of the Advertising Media Forum (AMF). 6 Mar 2014

M-Net hires new head of independent films

Marietjie Human has been appointed as head of independent films for the group content services department at M-Net. 25 Oct 2013

Endemol welcomes Anton Burggraaf to the team

Endemol South Africa has announced that Anton Burggraaf as the new Head of Entertainment TV for Endemol South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya. 26 Jul 2013

AFDA appoints Kerry Friedmann

Kerry Friedmann has been appointed as business lecturer in the musical performance department at AFDA Cape Town. 16 Jul 2013

Patricia Hidalgo joins Turner International

Patricia Hidalgo has joined Turner International as senior vice president and chief content and creative officer kids for Turner Broadcasting System EMEA. 2 Jul 2013

New business director at Sunshinegun

Tracy Roberts has joined Sunshinegun as business director. 28 Jun 2013

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