Nwabisa Makunga new editor of Herald, Weekend Post
Nwabisa Makunga has been promoted to editor of The Herald and its sister publication, The Weekend Post, while Desiree Oliphant-Hilmer has been appointed as the new sales and advertising manager for both titles at the Port Elizabeth division of Tiso Blackstar Group. Both appointments came into effect on 1 August 2018.
Makunga has been the deputy editor of The Herald and The Weekend Post for the last two years.
She comments, “I am privileged to lead a team of dynamic journalists who are passionate about telling the story of the Eastern Cape. As market leaders in this region, ours is to provide platforms for insightful and constructive conversations about growth and development that is anchored on values of transparency and accountability. We are certainly excited about the next chapter of innovative storytelling.”
The Herald is the leading daily newspaper in Nelson Mandela Bay, Eastern Cape. The Weekend Post is a Saturday newspaper that features exclusive investigations and topical news. HeraldLIVE is the online home of both print titles.
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