South Africa

Knight Felllow Brenda Wilson is launching multimedia health programs in Johannesburg, South Africa, reaching a young, tech-savvy population that is particularly vulnerable to illness.

South Africa: Create Multimedia Health Coverage

In South Africa, where AIDS and tuberculosis continue to cripple the population, Knight Health Journalism Fellow Brenda Wilson expanded multimedia health coverage at the country’s largest broadcaster, the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). She dramatically increased coverage of health from its network of provincial bureaus.

South Africa's Soweto TV announces its hard-hitting health series on issues such as HIV/AIDS and male circumcision, produced under the guidance of Knight Fellow Mia Malan.

A reporter in South Africa who has lived with HIV for more than a decade wanted to produce a health show for Soweto TV, the largest community station in Africa. She lacked the skills to pull it off until Knight Fellow Mia Malan showed up.

South Africa: Journalism Training (1996)

Knight International Journalism Fellows Helen and Richard Dudman completed four months of journalism training in South Africa in 1996, partnering with the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism.

South Africa: Journalism Training (2002)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Terry FitzPatrick completed nine months of journalism training in South Africa in 2002, partnering with Bush Radio and the World Space Foundation.

South Africa: Journalism Training (1999)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Virginia Knight-Tyson completed nine months of journalism training in South Africa in 1999, partnering with Peninsula Technikon.

South Africa: Journalism Training (1994)

Knight International Journalism Fellows Helen and Richard Dudman completed nine weeks of journalism training in South Africa in 1994, partnering with the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism.

South Africa and Malawi: Journalism Training (2003)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Terry FitzPatrick completed nine months of journalism training in Malawi and South Africa in 2003, partnering with Bush Radio.

South Africa: Journalism Training (2000)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Herb Frazier completed nine months of journalism training in South Africa in 2000 partnering with Rhodes University.