May 28, 2022

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Arena Holdings’ Moshoeshoe Monare to join SABC

Moshoeshoe Monare of Arena Holdings will join SABC effective June 1 as Group Head of News and Current Affairs.

Monare was appointed General Manager of Arena Operations and Corporate Services in July 2020.

< Gugu Ntuli, SABC Group Executive for Corporate Affairs and Marketing, confirmed the appointment on Thursday.

Monare has 25 years of experience in the media industry and has served on the board of the Media Development and Diversity Agency and Publisher Support Services. He was a member of the Press Council jury and a former vice-chairman of the SA National Editors Forum.

He began his career as an education reporter atPretoria News in 1996 and continued the streak at The Star, SABC and Sunday Times up to 2003. In 2004 , he joined The Sunday Independent as Senior Writer and Political Correspondent and then moved to Independent Newspapers, where he became Editor-in-Chief of The Star from 2009 to 2011. He was Editor-in-Chief of The Sunday Independent from 2011 to 2013, then Deputy Editor-in-Chief at Mail & Guardian.

He became Editor-in-Chief of The Sunday Times and The Mal since 2015, and MD for Operations and Corporate Services at Arena from 2020.

Monare holds a BA Honors National Diploma in Journalism from Tshwane University of Technology and a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism from the University of Witwatersrand, an LLB from Unisa and a Management Advancement Program from Wits Business School.

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