Jo-Ann Strauss appointed as a director of Media24

By Drum Digital
29 January 2014

Media24 has announced that Jo-Ann Held has been appointed as the company's director.

Jo-Ann is a media entrepreneur who, among others, presents and has produced her own prime time TV show. She also has several corporate enterprises and is a director of Partnership Investments, a company with interests in media, mining and property, said Media24 in a statement released on Wednesday.

Strauss serves on the Western Cape Board of Ubuntu Botho (part of Sanlam) and the board of M&C Saatchi Abel, one of SA’s leading advertising agencies. She obtained a BCom (Law) degree at Stellenbosch University.

She is a former Miss South Africa, was a presenter of Pasella and is still involved as a presenter at Top Billing. She is a popular speaker about various subjects such as gender issues, the new business environment and corporate transformation. She is actively involved in several charity initiatives.

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