Kganyago, Butler and Manaleng Contest for Mail & Guardian Woman in Print Award

A trailblazer at Eyewitness News, Palesa DeeJay Manaleng champions disabled athletes, leading to her inclusion in the 2023 Momentum gsport Awards shortlist. Photo: DeeJay Manaleng (Instagram)

Three excelling writers will battle it out for the Mail & Guardian Woman in Print accolade at the 2023 Momentum gsport Awards.

The category awards a woman in print who is excelling in her environment and using her position to create powerful journalist content about SA women in sport. 

In the realm of football journalism, Lethabo Kganyago shines as a remarkable voice. In a male-dominated industry, she’s a standout, covering women’s football for iDiski Times and bringing new talent to light by showcasing the Motsepe Foundation Championship.

The other contender, Sports content producer and journalist Lynn Butler excels at News24. Her coverage of the Olympics, Commonwealth Games, and ICC Women’s T20 World Cup is nothing short of impressive. With dedication, she elevates sports journalism to new heights.

Palesa DeeJay Manaleng rounds up this incredible list of phenomenal women. A trailblazer at Eyewitness News, Manaleng champions disabled athletes. She’s covered Special Olympics events from the Polar Plunge to national champs and Special Olympic Games. Her advocacy uses athletes’ voices, expertise, and personal experience. 

Voting for the 2023 Momentum gsport Awards finalists closes at midnight on Thursday, 31 August! Head over to gsport.co.za/voting now! 


Photo 1 Caption: A trailblazer at Eyewitness News, Palesa DeeJay Manaleng champions disabled athletes, leading to her inclusion in the 2023 Momentum gsport Awards shortlist. Photo: DeeJay Manaleng (Instagram)

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