Interview with Krivani Pillay

Krivani Pillay graduated with a BJourn in 2001 and an MA in Journalism and Media Studies in 2015. She is known for her high-profile journalism at the SABC (Lotus and SAFM), Primedia (Eyewitness News), and eNCA. Krivani worked as Executive Producer for Current Affairs at SABC News during Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s tenure as Group COO, when she and seven of her colleagues (the SABC 8), challenged the autocratic editorial policies imposed on news broadcasts at the station. The SABC 8 paved the way to Parliament’s first ever inquiry into the SABC which led to the suspension of Motsoeneng and the dissolution of the SABC board. In November 2018, Krivani was seconded to the role of Elections Editor, co-ordinating content for Radio, Television and Digital platforms. Since 2019 Krivani has been working for the United Nations as Partnerships and Development Finance Officer.
5 Jul 2023 English South Africa Business · Education

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