DUT: Journalism board gets its first woman chair

2011-03-24 00:00

THE Durban University of Technology (DUT) has appointed its first female chair of the Journalism Advisory Board. She is Mary Papayya, editor of the Sowetan bureau in Kwazulu-Natal, and –will chair the board for the next two years.

The board, which meets three times a year, aims to promote communication between DUT, employers and members of the media profession, and encourages feedback on the course, internships and other board activities.

DUT’s 30-year-old journalism is the leading journalism training programme in the province.

Mbali Dhlomo of Genuine Magazine has taken on the position of deputy chair. — Witness Reporter.

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