The Herald, Weekend Post welcome new editor, sales/advertising manager

Newspaper publications The Herald and the Weekend Post have appointed Nwabisa Makunga as its editor and Desiree Oliphant-Hilmer as its sales and advertising manager at Tiso Blackstar's Port Elizabeth office. Makunga was the deputy editor of The Herald and the Weekend Post for the last two years and was The Herald's politics and business editor six years prior to being promoted as deputy editor. Hilmer has been in the industry for 25 years and has held positions at SABC Radio and Kagiso Media. 7 Aug 2018

Lisa MacLeod joins Wan-Ifra

Wan-Ifra has named Lisa MacLeod as vice-president of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers. 11 Jun 2018

Capro names new general manager

Capro has chosen Arashaad Saint as its new general manager. Saint has over 25 years of experience in the advertising and newspaper industry and initially joined Capro as a national sales executive. 15 Mar 2018

Tiso appoints new Sowetan, Sunday World editors

Tiso Blackstar Group has appointed S'thembiso Msomi as the new editor of Sowetan and Mapula Nkosi as the editor of Sunday World. 30 Jan 2018

Brendan Seery named acting deputy editor, The Citizen

As from 17 May 2017, Brendan Seery will be taking up the post of acting deputy editor at The Citizen. 17 May 2017

New editor for Beeld

Media24 announced the appointment of Barnard Beukman (52) as editor of Beeld from 1 December. 23 Nov 2015

NAB appoints sales manager

Michelle Vahl has joined the Johannesburg NAB team as sales manager. 10 Jun 2015

Wag the Dog Publishers appoints multimedia specialist

Michael Bratt joins Wag the Dog Publishers as a multimedia journalist and producer. 8 May 2015

Times Media Group appoints Wendy Knowler

The Times Media Group has appointed Wendy Knowler, consumer journalist and broadcaster, as The Times Consumer Editor. 10 Feb 2015

Nhlanhla Mbatha joined The Citizen newspaper as deputy news editor
19 Sep 2014

New news journalist joins Heart 104.9FM

Accomplished radio news journalist Graeme Raubenheimer joins the Heart 104.9FM news team effective 1 July 2014. 1 Jul 2014

Primedia appoints internal ombudsman

Renowned and respected human rights lawyer, advocate George Bizos has been appointed by the Primedia Group as the inaugural internal ombudsman. 6 Mar 2014

Justine Williams promoted at NAB

Justine Williams has been promoted to national sales manager at the Newspaper Advertising Bureau. 25 Oct 2013

New appointments at RamsayMedia

Getaway has welcomed Hanneke van Niekerk as Getaway Show sales consultant. Johann Liebenberg has joined Compleat Golfer as ad sales consultant. RamsayMedia's AutoTech division has appointed Debbie van der Merwe as ad sales consultant, across CAR and Leisure Wheels' platforms. 7 Aug 2013

Paarl Media appoints director of mergers and acquisitions

Paarl Media has promoted Edrich Fivaz to the newly formed position of director of mergers and acquisitions. 1 Aug 2013

Swedish publisher elected president of WAN-IFRA

Tomas BrunegÄrd, chairman of the Stampen Media Group in Sweden, has been elected president of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA). 3 Jun 2013

New elections for the World Editors Forum

Erik Bjerager, editor-in-chief and MD of the Danish national daily Kristeligt Dagblad, has been re-elected president of the World Editors Forum for a second two-year term. Marcelo Rech, the director of journalism at the RBS Group in Brazil, was elected vice president of the organisation. 3 Jun 2013

Paarl Labels appoints new MD

Printing professionals, Paarl Media, has recently appointed Luke Papadopoulos as managing director (MD) for Paarl Labels 27 Mar 2013

New sales executive appointed at NAB

Jacqui Klug has been appointed as a sales executive at NAB 26 Feb 2013

Management changes at Struik Christian Media

Struik Christian Media, South Africa's publisher and distributor of Christian content in Southern Africa, is proud to announce the appointment of Lois O'Brien to the position of Managing Director. 21 Feb 2013

Stephen Haw to edit The Times from 1 May

Times Media has announced that Stephen Haw has been appointed as editor of The Times, as from 1 May. 14 Feb 2013

The Herald appoints a new business reporter

Award-winning journalist Yolandé Stander will aim to make industry news more accessible to the man in the street in her new role as business reporter for The Herald, which forms part of the Times Media stable. 25 Jan 2013

New appointments at Action Publications

Action Publications has made new appointments and changes to the editorial lineup of Cars in Action magazine, Autoweek newspaper and Bakkie & Truck magazine. 20 Feb 2012

World Editors Forum appoints new executive director

Cherilyn Ireton, a South African editor, has been appointed executive director of the World Editors Forum, the global organisation for editors within the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers. 26 Jan 2012

The Messenger Media Group appoints new editor

The Messenger Media Group recently appointed Fanelo Maseko as editor to head its provincial publication, The Messenger. 17 May 2011

Bongani Keswa and Avusa Media part ways

It has recently been announced that Sowetan editor, Bongani Keswa, and Avusa Media will part ways. 14 Feb 2011

The New Age appoints more senior editorial staff

TNA Media, publishers of The New Age newspaper has announced that several senior news people have been appointed to its editorial staff. 1 Sep 2010

The New Age appoints Vukani Mde

Vukani Mde has been appointed as editor - opinion and analysis - at The New Age newspaper took up his position on 2 August 2010. 4 Aug 2010

The New Age appoints Karima Brown as deputy editor

Karima Brown has been appointed as deputy editor of The New Age newspaper. 29 Jul 2010

President Zuma appoints new MDDA board member

President Jacob Zuma appointed Nebo Legoabe as a member of the MDDA Board, filling in the vacancy and replacing Baby Tyawa. 14 Jul 2010

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