New editors for Sunday World, Sowetan
Tiso Blackstar Group has made two appointments to its editorial management team: as of 1 February 2018, Mapula Nkosi will be editor of Sunday World and S’thembiso Msomi will be editor of Sowetan.
Nkosi, with a two-decade media track record, is currently deputy editor of Sowetan and was previously deputy editor of True Love magazine. “I am looking forward to strengthening the basics of good storytelling in journalism that will interest our readers with unique content in lifestyle, entertainment, sport, human interest stories and update them with vibrant current affairs issues,” she says.
Msomi has 22 years of journalism experience. Currently deputy editor of the Sunday Times, previously he’s been political editor of Sunday Times and City Press, and deputy editor of The Times. He is the author of the unauthorised biography of DA leader, Mmusi Maimane.
He is “thrilled to be joining a publication with such a rich history of excellent journalism and…. one of the strongest brands in the country.”