Written nominations are invited for persons to be appointed on the Board of the abovementioned Agency in terms of the Media Development and Diversity Act (Act No. 14 of 2002).
A Board member is • committed to fairness, freedom of expression, openness and accountability • representative of a broad cross section of the population of the Republic and must possess suitable qualifications, expertise and experience in community media, social, labour and development issues, media economics, financial management and funding, advertising and marketing, journalism and broadcast programming, media research, media training, literacy and education, media law and information and communication technology policy • a South African citizen residing in South Africa.
Nominations must contain the full name and address of the person/organisation making the nomination, a signed acceptance of the nomination, curriculum vitae providing the candidate's full name, ID number and gender • contact address, telephone and fax numbers • previous experience, quoting dates and organisations concerned • academic qualifications.
Nominations must reach the Committee Secretaries, 3rd Floor, 90 Plein Street, PO Box 15, Cape Town, by not later than 26th August 2008. Enquiries: Rita Schaafsma, Tel: 021-403-3742; Fax: 086 619 9194; or Noluthando Skaka, Tel: 021-403-3751, 083 709 8520 .