Wan-Ifra elects Fernando de Yarza as new president

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wan-Ifra) has appointed Fernando de Yarza as its president. 6 Jun 2019

Hive Digital Media makes new appoitments

Hive Digital Media has appointed Parmeshan Moodliar as its chief Revenue officer, Kristin Louw as its chief operations officer, and Ashleigh Footit as its group programmatic and data manager. In his role as the chief revenue officer, Moodliar oversees the sales, PR, brand management, trade marketing and finance units, as well as work with Footit on the programmatic and data divisions. Louw manages the channel, marketing services, traffic, adops, story studio (content production) and HR functions of the business. 3 Jun 2019

NFL has a new head of media

The National Football League (NFL), which is a professional American football league, has appointed Dave Bolger as its new head of media. 27 May 2019

AFP appoints Sylvain Estibal as director of MENA region

Agence France-Presse (AFP) has named Sylvain Estibal as its regional director of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. 24 May 2019

Dr Iqbal Survé joins BRNN's first council

The Belt and Road News Network (BRNN) has added Independent Media executive chairperson Dr Iqbal Survé to its first council. 24 Apr 2019

Dr Keabetswe Modimoeng slots in as Icasa's acting chairperson

Dr Keabetswe Modimoeng will act as Icasa's (Council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa) chairperson until a permanent appointment is made. 25 Mar 2019

AFP has a new global editor-in-chief

Agence France-Presse (AFP) has promoted Sophie Huet from deputy news director to global editor-in-chief. 23 Jan 2019

Trinity Broadcasting Network appoints Loyiso Bala

Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) has appointed Loyiso Bala as the channel director of TBN in Africa. 15 Jan 2019

AFP appoints Phil Chetwynd as global news director

Agence France-Presse (AFP) has named British journalist Phil Chetwynd as its global news director in replacement of Michèle Léridon. The appointment is the first time a foreign national has been named for the agency's top editorial position. Chetwynd, who joined the agency in 1996, is currently AFP's editor-in-chief. 10 Jan 2019

Jump appoints new executive producer for LA office

Editorial house Jump has hired Therese Hunsberger to be its executive producer for its office in Los Angeles. The owners of Jump, Luis Moreno and Michael Saia, says Hunsberger's industry experience will help Jump achieve its next wave of success. 27 Nov 2018

Patrice Monti gets promotion at AFP

Agence France-Presse (AFP) has promoted Patrice Monti to director of sales and marketing; he will replace Stéphane Marcovitch. 12 Nov 2018

Media24 makes several new appointments

Media24 has appointed Rika Swart as its CEO of Media24 Print Media, she replaces Ishmet Davidson. Clement Singh has been appointed as the general manager of its news division, Minette Ferreira as general manager of its lifestyle division, Raj Lalbahadur as head of Media24's Project Management Office, Beulah van Rensburg as head of its digital divisions, and Tobie Vermeulen will join the company's Exco as a direct report to the CEO. All appointments are effective 1 November 2018. 15 Oct 2018

Prejlin Naidoo joins Okuhle Media as group managing executive

Prejlin Naidoo is Okuhle Media's new group managing executive. 13 Sep 2018

Debbie McIntyre to head integrated media solutions for Spark Media

Spark Media has promoted Debbie McIntyre to head of integrated media solutions and has made her an exco member of the company. 3 Sep 2018

AFP makes numerous international appointments

Agence France-Presse (AFP) has appointed Marc Braibant as deputy global news director. 19 Jul 2018

Media24 welcomes new chief financial officer

Media24 has appointed Mobasheer Patel as its chief financial officer (CFO); effective 1 September 2018. 3 Jul 2018

Dalila Zein to take over from Fabrice Lacroix at AFP

Dalila Zein will replace Fabrice Lacroix as Agence France-Presse's (AFP) MD. 28 Jun 2018

Rob Abraham steps in as Kagiso Media's interim CEO

Kagiso Media has appointed Rob Abraham as its interim CEO following the departure of group CEO Mark Harris. Harris resigned from his role to pursue new opportunities. Abraham has come out of from retirement to fulfill his role and was previously CEO of Bytes Technology Group. 24 Apr 2018

AFP elects Fabrice Fries as its new chairperson, CEO

Fabrice Fries has been elected as the new chairperson and CEO of the Agence France-Presse (AFP). 13 Apr 2018

Katja Wellen joins Relativ Media as sales account manager

Relativ Media has appointed Katja Wellen as its new sales account manager. 12 Apr 2018

New board members join BCSA

The Brand Council SA (BCSA) has added several new members to its board and management team. 15 Mar 2018

Zia Namooya to serve as Mindshare SA's interim CEO

Mindshare South Africa has appointed Zia Namooya as its new interim CEO. 28 Feb 2018

SABC makes two senior appointments

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has appointed Thamsanqa Zikode as its chief audit executive and Nada Wotshela as the group executive of SABC radio. 5 Dec 2017

ICASA names new acting chairperson

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has selected councillor Paris Mashile as its new acting chairperson. The new appointment comes after the departure of the previous councillor and acting chairperson Rubben Mohlaloga on 5 September 2017. 5 Sep 2017

Kagiso Media makes four executive level appointments

Kagiso Media has made several executive level appointments. 22 Aug 2017

The MediaShop appoints new business unit manager

The MediaShop has appointed Gareth Grant as its new business unit manager; Grant will lead its new Nedbank account. 14 Aug 2017

Wayne Hart joins Atlas Security

Algoa FM's afternoon drive show presenter Wayne Hart has been appointed as a marketing manager at Atlas Security. 19 Jul 2017

North LTD names Gavin Williams as its new creative director, copywriter

The multi-disciplined agency, North LTD has appointed Gavin Williams as its new creative director and copywriter. 15 Jun 2017

WAN-IFRA elects new president, treasurer at 69th annual congress

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers elected several new board members during its 69th annual congress that was held in Durban. 13 Jun 2017

Times Media announces key appointments to management team

Times Media has appointed Reardon Sanderson as GM: sales and marketing and Eben Gewers as deputy GM: sales and marketing. 29 May 2017

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