I am an award-winning journalist with eight years’ experience, currently producing for eMedia’s new TV news channel Open News.
Before this, I was broadcasting for one of Cape Town’s most successful commercial radio stations; Heart FM.
I started out as a roving reporter and standby news anchor for Primedia’s Eyewitness News.
I’ve also written for News 24, the Cape Argus and Texx and the City. I’ve reported from Switzerland, and corresponded for both BBC Wales and Canada’s national broadcaster, CBC News.
I’m also an ex-podcaster, avid music writer and experienced bass guitarist.
In 2017, I finally graduated from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology with a National Diploma in Journalism Cum Laude. I am currently studying for a BTech Degree in Journalism.
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