Juanita Pienaar

Editorial Assistant at Bizcommunity
Location:Cape Town, South Africa


Juanita Pienaar is an editorial assistant for the Marketing & Media news portal at Bizcommunity.com and is also a contributing writer.

Current employment

Editorial assistant
#Newsmaker: Demographica appoints Julie Humphreys in new, unique role

Demographica recently appointed Julie Humphreys in one of their biggest appointments to date...

By Juanita Pienaar 1 day ago

#StartupStory: Charnelle Paulse on starting the world's first curve modelling school

Plus-size model Charnelle Paulse recently launched Charnelle Paulse Curve School - the first-ever curve modelling school in Cape Town (and potentially in the world)...

By Juanita Pienaar 2 days ago

#Newsmaker: Fort appoints Earl Abrahams, a director with a passion for social development

Earl Abrahams is the newest director to join Fort, bringing a range of directing, photography and cinematography skills to the team as well as his passion for social development and the NPO sector...

By Juanita Pienaar 3 days ago

#Newsmaker: Telkom appoints Moshe Ndiki as its new brand ambassador

Telkom recently announced media personality and social media star Moshe Ndiki as its brand ambassador...

By Juanita Pienaar 3 days ago

How data is changing journalism and the role Facebook plays in the news industry

Jesper Doub, director of news partnerships EMEA at Facebook, spoke to us about how journalism and publishing are changing, how data is changing journalism and the role that Facebook plays in the news industry...

By Juanita Pienaar 17 Sep 2019

#Newsmaker: Philippa Heal on Showmax's winning campaigns and the rise of full-service in-house agencies

Philippa Heal, Showmax's in-house creative lead on why the rise of full-service in-house agencies is particularly significant both locally and abroad...

By Juanita Pienaar 16 Sep 2019

#Newsmaker: How Georgie Badiel-Liberty is bringing sub-Saharan Africa's water scarcity to the forefront

International model and activist, Georgie Badiel-Liberty was recently in Cape Town to participate in the Doha Debate and talks to us about the important work she is doing through her foundation to create awareness around the world water crisis...

By Juanita Pienaar 12 Sep 2019

#Newsmaker: Kevin Fine spearheads new business unit, Expedite

Kagiso Media's Radio division recently announced the launch of a new business unit, Expedite, that is being spearheaded by Kevin Fine, former GM of Jacaranda FM. Here, he shares more...

By Juanita Pienaar 6 Sep 2019

#Newsmaker: Refilwe Moloto is Africa's first black woman to anchor a talk radio breakfast show solo

Cape Talk has appointed Refilwe Moloto as its new breakfast show host, making her Africa's first black woman to anchor and host a commercial talk radio breakfast programme solo...

By Juanita Pienaar 5 Sep 2019

#StartupStory: The Eye on truly disruptive digital radio in SA

Jon Savage and Catherine Grenfell created their own radio "station", borne out of the sheer frustration for commercial radio and its confines. Now in its third year, they are starting to unleash its full potential...

By Juanita Pienaar 4 Sep 2019

#Loeries2019: The importance of creating work that's locally relevant but still globally competitive

For the second time in a row, TBWA\ was recognised as Regional Agency Group of the Year at the Loeries Awards, which, this year, took place on Saturday, 24 August 2019 at the Durban ICC...

By Juanita Pienaar, Issued by TBWA 3 Sep 2019

#Loeries2019: Bringing the value of purpose-led work to the world through creative product

For the second year running, Joe Public United was recognised as Agency of the Year at the Loeries...

By Juanita Pienaar 2 Sep 2019

Top women in PR compete for coveted GSport award

Marisa Calvert, Keabetswe Taele and Lali Stander were all nominated for the Woman in PR and Sponsorship GSport Award for 2019 and we chat to them about why this award is so significant...

By Juanita Pienaar 30 Aug 2019

#SheSays: It's okay not to be okay

The state of mental health in modern workplaces is bleak. We all work under intense pressure, especially in creative industries where job-induced anxiety, depression and burnout is rife...

By Juanita Pienaar 30 Aug 2019

#Loeries2019: South Africa needs brands to lead the charge in new spaces, particularly in digital

Neo Mashigo, M&C Saatchi Abel's group chief creative officer, comments on the agency's Grand Prix win for Film - TV & Cinema Commercials at the recent Loeries Awards...

By Juanita Pienaar 29 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: 'We need to lead with intent, authenticity and purpose'

BrandFusion's Katie Mohamed tells us more about the W-Suit Summit and where it's heading, her career in marketing so far and some of the challenges women in the industry face on a daily basis...

By Juanita Pienaar 28 Aug 2019

#Newsmaker: Liberty's new CMO Thabang Ramogase on elevating the brand's purpose

Liberty's new CMO Thabang Ramogase talks to us about his career, his new role, why the brand resonates with him on a personal level and what he's most excited about...

By Juanita Pienaar 26 Aug 2019

#Loeries2019: Andrea Quaye wins the Marketing Leadership and Innovation Award!

Andrea Quaye, vice president of marketing at Anheuser-Busch InBev, has been awarded the Marketing Leadership and Innovation Award for 2019...

By Juanita Pienaar 23 Aug 2019

#Loeries2019: Facebook's Aviv Weil on how upskilling the youth can impact the creative industry in a powerful way

Facebook Africa's Aviv Weil chats to us about the Facebook Challenge and workshops at Loeries, the HeForShe campaign and how upskilling the youth translates into the creative industry being much more powerful...

By Juanita Pienaar 23 Aug 2019

#Newsmaker: Tiso Blackstar's Scott Peter Smith on the importance of multimedia in modern journalism

Tiso Blackstar's Scott Peter Smith shares why the volume and quality of multimedia production and the speed at which it can be created are making it a very useful and valuable addition to the newsroom...

By Juanita Pienaar 23 Aug 2019

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