Executive Team

Mary Menell Zients, Founder
Michael Schoenfeld, Vice President, Public Affairs and Government Relations, Duke University
Laurie Bley, Executive Director, Duke University
Sophie Rose, Assistant Director, Duke University

Advisory

Adriaan Basson, Media 24
Vinayak Bhardwaj, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School
Branko Brkic, Daily Maverick
Nina Callaghan, Children’s Radio Foundation
Jennifer Cohen, Independent media consultant
Nic Dawes, Human Rights Watch
Ron Derby, Business Times
Charlotte Kilbane, Primedia
Ferial Haffajee, Huffington Post SA
Diane Hawker, Times Media Group
Raymond Joseph, Southern Tip Media
Max Kaizen, Treeshake
Indra de Lanerolle, Wits Jamlab
Annika Larsen, eNCA
Phatiswa Magopeni, SABC
Mapi Mhlangu, eNCA
Dario Milo, Webber Wentzel
Xolisile Moloi, eNCA
Sisonke Msimang, Independent Writer
Sisanda Ntshinga, Livity & The Publishing Partnership
Dayo Olopade, Google Africa & YouTube
Khadija Patel, Mail & Guardian
Verashni Pillay, Power FM
Iman Rappetti, Power FM
Micah Reddy, amaBhungane
Kate Skinner, Independent media analyst
Sue Valentine, Open Society Foundations

Team

Siyabonga Africa, Mdif & Code for South Africa
Erin Marissa Bates, eNCA
William Bird, Media Monitoring Africa
Zola Brunner, Co-Coordinator, eNCA
Sharmla Chetty, Duke Corporate Education
Julia Cook, Duke Corporate Education
Patrick Conroy, Independent Media Consultant
Kerry Cullinan, Health-e News
Andrew D’Ercole, eNCA
Alexandra Dodd, Freelance writer
DK Sound Services, Production TeamNtone Edjabe, Chimurenga
Marion Edmunds, Sabido Production
Azad Essa, Founder Daily Vox
Nathan Geffen, GroundUp
Janet Heard, SANEF, Neiman, Daily Maverick
Ray Joseph, Freelance Journalist
Tamar Kahn, Business Day & Financial Mail
Katy Katapodis, EWN
Lester Kiewit, eNCA
Busi Lethole, Co-Coordinator, African Business News (ABN): Forbes Africa, Forbes Woman Africa and CNBC Africa
Megan Lubke, 702
Eusebius Mckaiser, Radio 702
Mia Malan, Bhekisisa Mail & Guardian Health Journalism Centre
Charlie Matthews, Freelance
Lebogang Mokoena, Freelance Journalist
Mekeshnie Moodley, Technical Producer, eNCA
Tanya Nefdt, eNCA
Helene Nieuwenhuis, Space & eNCA
Jason Norwood, Open Up
Crystal Orderson, The Africa Report
Alastair Otter, Media Hack Collective
Adam Oxford, Freelance Journalist
John Perlman, Kaya FM
Krivani Pillay, SABC & Newshound Media
Jon Pienaar, The Writers
Bilal Randeree, Mdif
Reg Rumney, Newsmakers
Christine Robers, Duke Corporate Education
Chris Roper, Code for Africa, ICFJ
Asanda Saule, Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Sbusisiwe Sibeko, Duke Alumni
Gus Silber, Freelance Journalist
Mandi Smallhorne, South Africa Science Journalist Association
Darren Smith, Freelance
Thandi Smith, Media Monitoring Africa
Alastair Teeling-Smith, Talk Radion 702
Yvette Van Breda, Freelance Journalist and Photographer
Mayleen Vincent-Bester, South African Cities Network