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Monday, October 29 • 9:00am - 9:15am
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Anton Harber

Caxton Professor of Journalism, Wits University, Johannesburg
Anton is the Caxton Professor of Journalism (Adjunct) at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He was a co-founder and editor of the anti-apartheid newspaper the Weekly Mail (now the Mail & Guardian), Editor-in-Chief of South Africa’s leading television news channel... Read More →


Monday October 29, 2018 9:00am - 9:15am
Auditorium 3 Wits Science Stadium, Ground Floor
  • about Anton Harber is the Caxton Professor of Journalism (Adjunct) at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, has a 35-year career in journalism, media management and training. He was founder-editor of the anti-apartheid newspaper the Weekly Mail (now the Mail & Guardian) for 12 years, Editor-in-Chief of South Africa’s leading television news channel, eNCA, and chief executive of Kagiso Media. He is a board member of the Global Investigative Journalism Network and a former chair of the SA Conference of Editors and the National Association of Broadcasters. He has served on the boards of the Freedom of Expression Institute, the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism, East Coast Radio and Radio Jacaranda, inter alia. He is the convenor of judges for the Taco Kuiper Award for Investigative Journalism and has served as a judge on the Sanlam Financial Journalism Awards, the Vodacom South African Journalism Awards and the CNN/Multichoice African Journalism Awards. Harber wrote Diepsloot, and the The Gorilla in the Room. He co-edited the first two editions of The A–Z of South African Politics, What is Left Unsaid: Reporting the South African HIV Epidemic, and Troublemakers: The Best of SA’s Investigative Journalism.

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