Mantshontsho - Journalist - Johannesburg North, Randburg, GP, South Africa

Mzukona Mantshontsho

Johannesburg North, Randburg, GP, South Africa


I am interested in the Media and Communications spaces



  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


I have writing for Nsabasi Publishing for the past two years and have been selling advertising space as well in the three publications we have

Work History


Nsabasi Publishing

From February 2010

Sourcing and gathering of quality news content, servicing of existing clients and sources, grow and manage existing sources and maintain portfolio sources database, prepare and submit forward diary or news content schedules. Maintain a professional relationship with source institutions, ability to conduct interviews for individuals and company profiles, clear understanding of the media and business sector, continue to learn as a journalist, developing proactive and reactive media material and maintaining a high moral and work ethic, obviously adhering to company’s editorial policy.

Operations Clerk

Real People

August 2009 - January 2010

Selling Insurance, Selling Cellular Pphone Contracts and Credit Facilitation(Loans up to R30,000), obviously assessing the risk

from an Intern to Project Co-ordinator

Zanusi Brand Solutions

October 2008 - March 2009

Asssisting with research and helping with organisation of events as per the given brief given to Zanusi Brand Solutions. e.g was working on Earth Hour 2009 organised with ACSA at OR Tambo and the Segmentation strategy for Zain the cellular company

Student Journalist

Grocott's Mail

March 2007 - September 2007

Covering news stories in and around Grahamstown as a student at Rhodes University - this work was seen and taken as part of the final year markin our Journalism & Media studies course

from Customer Consultant in the personal market to Business Banker

Standard Bank of South Africa

December 1999 - November 2002

Through the Graduate recruitment programme going through the retail chain from customer consultant in the personal market to Business Banker- credit facilitation, opening of all business accounts - the face of the Business section at Standard Bank in Pietermaritzburg

Qualifications & Certifications

Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism and Media Studies

Rhodes University

Economics and Marketing

University of Natal

Diploma in Commerce

University of Swaziland

Salesian High School

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