Amina Frense – Chairperson

Amina has a long career of several decades in the mainstream media industry both locally and internationally.  She is a former Managing Editor: News and Current Affairs at the SA Broadcasting Corporation.  She is a documentary producer, her most famous being Mandela: Son of Africa, Father of a Nation, the official film biography of Nelson Mandela.  She was also the Project Manager for the SABA – Southern African Broadcast Association.  She is a media and communications trainer and a specialist in elections.  Amina is a founding and Council member of SANEF – South African National Editors Forum and a Press Councillor on the SA Press Council, a regulatory body for print and online media.  Amina served on the regional executive of MISA – Media Institute of Southern Africa Executive Council and founded the broadcasting unit of the IAJ in 1993.