Woman in Media

2007 June Woman in Media: Liryn de Jager

  Liryn de Jager grew up in a sports-mad family, and for as long as she can remember, she wanted to be a sports journalist.   Four years ago, Liryn got her first big break in sports journalism, and she hasn’t looked back since.   In fact, the Rapport journalist is now regarded as one […]

2007 May Woman in Media: Zeena Isaacs

Zeena Isaacs is South Africa’s only female rugby analyst. Having entertained sports fans with her insightful articles on rugby and golf for Business Day since 2004, Zeena Isaacs turned her focus to television sports broadcasting last March. Since she joined SABC Sport as a rugby analyst on Rugga Zone, this dynamic 24-year-old has taken the […]

2007 April Woman in Media: Melinda Lombard

If you’ve been watching the cricket on SABC Sport and wondering who was behind the whole operation, look no further than Melinda Lombard. A passionate sports fan, and a perfectionist of note, Melinda is the Executive Producer of SABC Sport’s live ICC Cricket World Cup broadcast and she is enjoying every minute of it. This […]

2007 March Woman in Media – Adele Tait

She is the editor of the popular Ride magazine, which has a dedicated reader base made up of people who cycle for fun, and to keep healthy. But for Adele Tait her job is also her number one hobby. A cycling fanatic, Adele says finishing her first Cape Epic has been her biggest career achievement. […]

2007 February Woman in Media: Phiwe Tsholetsane

Phiwe Tsholetsane believes the world would be a different place if more women were willing to multi-task. This dynamic 27-year-old, who has been married for seven years, is Athletics South Africa’s Manager: Events, Marketing and Communications. One of her top priorities is to create a positive public image for ASA and its athletes. Phiwe’s job […]

2007 January Woman in Media: Lebo Motsoeli

Lebo Motsoeli has the kind of all-round experience that would make seasoned campaigners in sports broadcasting green with envy. At 23, she is a presenter, scriptwriter, and voice over artist for SABC Sport, but her early success has certainly not gone to her head. A sportswoman herself, having played hockey for 14 years, Lebo is […]

2006 December Woman in Media: Cindy Grota

Cindy Grota dreams of being Sky News’ World Cup correspondent in 2010. At 27, she already has experience in radio and television sports broadcasting, and continues to hone her broadcasting skills as a presenter on pay channel, SuperSport. Cindy also finds time to educate the nation about the benefits of playing sport through SuperSport’s Let’s […]

2006 November Woman in Media – Lebo Thinane

Lebo Thinane is passionate about life and it comes through in her work. She is outspoken and brings a fresh, exciting edge to sports broadcasting. This sports fanatic knows its tough to be a woman broadcaster in a still male-dominated field, but her answer is hard work, and its paying off in more ways than […]

2006 October Woman in Media: Keletso Totlhanyo

She is the only woman in South Africa that directs live soccer on TV, and just recently she branched into cricket TV production, providing one of her toughest career challenges to date. But for Keletso Totlhanyo, who started off in sports broadcasting 16 years ago, nothing fazes her easily. This award-winning producer/director has set her […]