Debora Patta’s final broadcast

By Drum Digital
15 May 2013

Award-winning journalist Debora Patta has left etv. The feisty presenter and producer of the investigative news and current affairs show 3rd Degree final episode was broadcast on Tuesday night.

She is said to be venturing into freelance work for international news companies.

“We’d like to thank Debora for her 15 years of service and wish her well with her new business venture,” says Monde Twala, Head of e.tv Channels.

Debora tweeted earlier, “Thanks for all the kind wishes. Not leaving journalism or SA - just going to report on the South African story for an international audience.”

The rest of the 3rd Degree team will be re-assigned to current shows, while some will work on a revamped current affairs offering.

It has been confirmed that Justice Malala’s show The Justice Factor is scheduled to air on both eNCA and e.tv in coming months.

We looked at some of the memorable moments on 3rd Degree:

Debora Patta and Julius Malema

Debora Patta and bling

Debora Patta and izikhotane

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