New deputy editor for Bona
Caxton Magazines has announced the appointment of Gugulethu Mhlungu as deputy editor of Bona. Earlier this year, Bongiwe Tshiqi was promoted to editor of the magazine.
Mhlungu is currently Night Talk host on 702 and CapeTalk, Monday to Thursday. Her former bi-weekly newspaper column won her the 2015 Columnist of the Year at the 2015 Media 24 Legends Awards. She is also a 2015 National Arts Festival/Business Art SA Silver award-winning feature journalist. Her interest in young black South African women and magazines led her to apply for this magazine position.
Mhlungu has completed her BA (majoring in journalism, media studies anthropology) from Rhodes University, and has also completed an honours-level post grad in media management, also at Rhodes . She has plans to complete her masters, and is currently completing her first book on the myth of the rainbow nation.
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