Founder and Coordinator


Maud Blose joined her Alma Mater, i.e. the Durban University of Technology in January 2011, as one of the Journalism lecturers within the Media, Language and Communication Department. A Fulbright Scholar, she holds a Master of Science Degree (MSc) in Journalism from the Northwestern University in Chicago, USA. During her time at the Medill School of Journalism (Northwestern University), she was awarded the opportunity to be part of CNN International at the Atlanta Headquarters. She thereafter joined the television production world at the eNews Africa Channel in Johannesburg as a producer and desk-writer. She also has a weekly column in Isolezwe called ‘Ezikabhoqo noMaBlose‘. She is currently doing her PhD at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.


News and Current Affairs Section

Elizabeth Kunene: “I am a blogger, a sports woman, dancer, lover of books and traveling. If I believe in something I stand by it. I am a journalist because I believe somewhere out there is a story waiting to be told.”

Features Section

Shanice Pillay: “I have a passion for investigative journalism and documentary. My love for unearthing the truth has always been a part of me. Be the Change you want to see in the world, always!”

Sport and New Media Sections

Venal Naidu: “Sport has always been a huge part of my life and with this position, I bring you a diverse variety of sporting action from all corners of the country.”

Lifestyle and Entertainment Section

Mfundo Knowledge Mthembu: “I’m a lover of fashion, people and nature. God’s child. A journalist. Aspiring screenplay writer, television producer and director. I have my eyes on the prize.”