25 March 2023 | 01:39 PM

Thembela Ntongana

Before joining the amaBhungane team in October 2021, Thembela was the Digital Specialist for NGO, Nal’ibali, a national reading-for-enjoyment campaign. She started her journalism career in 2014, working as a reporter for GroundUp. She currently serves as the board chair for GroundUp. Thembela holds a Diploma in Journalism from Walter Sisulu University and a certificate in Media Management from the University of Witwatersrand. In 2017 she served as a co-chairperson for the World Association for Newspapers and News Publishers media freedom committee in South Africa.