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Afrikaans Speaking Freelance Journalists

paydesk has 96 reporters who speak Afrikaans. Our journalists can do broadcast reports, as well as printed media and photography. Our top correspondents who speak Afrikaans are Zaheer Cassim and Vicky Stark. Use our journalist directory to find an Afrikaans speaking member to work for you.

Journalists Who Speak Afrikaans



Zaheer Cassim

Johannesburg, South Africa
Zaheer Cassim is a journalist based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Languages
Afrikaans English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+9
Skills
Fact Checking

Vicky Stark

Cape Town, South Africa
Vicky Stark is a journalist based in Cape Town, South Africa. She currently works as a freelance reporter for Voice of America TV, radio and online. She is also the producer of the Weekend Breakfast Show on Cape Talk radio. Previously she was a freelance bulletin writer and reporter for the South Read moreAfrican Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). Before that, she spent eight years at the 24-hour television news channel, eNCA where she worked as a Senior Broadcast Producer. 


WORK EXPERIENCE CHRONOLOGY:

Freelance Reporter | Voice of America October 2018 - present  
See stories here: https://www.voanews.com/author/vicky-stark/utbyi

Producer | Cape Talk Radio - October 2021 - present 

Freelance Bulletin Writer, Reporter | South African Broadcasting Corporation March 2020 - November 2021

Output Editor, Senior Broadcast Producer | eNCA July 2011 - November 2019

Owner | Vicky Stark Inc. Communications 2002 – 2011

Trainer, Producer | SABC Radio 2002 - 2004

Assistant News Editor | The Cape Argus 2000 – 2002

Freelance Sports Editor, Anchor| e.tv 1998 and 2001

Reporter, Anchor, News Editor | P4 Radio 1997 – 2000

Researcher, Reporter, Media Officer | Robben Island Museum 1997

Reporter | The Southeaster at South
Languages
Afrikaans English
Services
Journalism
Skills
Current Affairs

Mohamed Muktar Kheir

Dadaab, Kenya
mohamed Muktar kheir is a journalist based in Dadaab, Kenya.
Languages
Afrikaans
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+1
Skills
Fact Checking

Abdulkadir Mohamed Abdulle

Mogadishu, Somalia
My name is Abdulkadir Mohamed Abdulle aka Abdulkadir Ok, i am a journalist based in Somalia covering news, humanitarian reporting and violences caused by the terrorists against the innocents including women, children and the elderly. I am also VOA’s Somali service correspondent in Mogadishu, Read moreSomalia.
Languages
Afrikaans
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Travel

Toure Boubacar

Bamako, Mali
Toure Boubacar is a journalist based in Gao, Mali.
EXPERIENCES PROFETIONNELLES
Diplôme  des Ecoles Normales Secondaires(ENSEC)
2004------- : Directeur de la Radio AADAR KOIMA
2008-2015 : Coordinateur des radios de proximité  de la région de Gao membre de l’URTEL (Union des radios et télévisions Read morelibres du Mali)

Mars 2012- Décembre 2012 : Correspondant Fondation pour les médias en Afrique de l’Ouest
2012 : Formateur régional du réseau AADAR sur les capacités des radios communautaires sur les enjeux de la gouvernance inclusive à Gao
Depuis 2012: Correspondant  de la Voix de l’Amérique(VOA)  avec en étoile de fond la Couverture médiatique de l’occupation  djihadiste des régions Nord du Mali. 
2013 : Correspondant du Studio Tamani pour la  couverture des élections Présidentielles et législatives  dans la  Région de Gao
2010-2014 : Personne ressource en communication pour le centre de santé de référence Gao
2014 : Chargé à la communication à l’Académie d’enseignement Gao
2015-2018 : Membre du bureau de l’URTEL chargé des relations extérieures
Depuis Novembre  2016 : Conseiller municipal  dans la commune urbaine de Gao 
Février 2017 : Formateur régional de l’Atelier de formation sur les  clubs d’écoute organisé par l(UNICEF
Avril 2017 : Président de la ligue régionale de football de Gao
2017 : Formateur régional pour l’Atelier en CA (Communauté des apprentissages) des maitres
Mars 2018 : Formateur de l’Atelier de renforcement des capacités des radios de proximité de la région de Gao organisé par CFI

Formation Supplémentaires :
2007 : Atelier de renforcement des capacités des journalistes sur les genres radiophoniques et le montage organisé par la Maison de la Presse à Bamako
Février 2008 : Atelier de formation sur la prévention  et la gestion des conflits par la radio organisée par l’URTEL sous le Financement d
Languages
Afrikaans
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Fact Checking Breaking News

Shadley Lombard

Catania, Italy
Based between South Africa and Italy 
with 3 decades experience delivering quality news packages 
and live transmissions to a global audience across various International networks from any location
worldwide using Final Cut Pro, Adobe Pro, Bgan, Aviwest and LiveU.
Covering hard news, feature Read morestories and more

Hostile Environment First Aid Training (HEFAT) Certified

Let me know what you need and i will get it done!
Languages
Afrikaans English Italian
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+7
Skills
Training Entertainment & Celebrity Finance
+10

Sirayah-Shiraz Koraltan

London, United Kingdom
Meet Sirayah-Shiraz. A dynamic sports presenter who relishes new environments and challenges. She loves to make uncomfortable topics, comfortable and relatable for all audiences. With expertise across Football, F1 and Tennis (men's and women's), Sirayah is adaptable to any studio set, location or Read moresports discussion. Prerecorded or live. Sirayah also hosts and produces as she enjoys the human and ideation element of content.

Sirayah currently has a total of 50k+ followers across Twitter, TikTok and Instagram and keeps the world up to date with sports news as well as any cultural news within the world of sports in her unique way, where she takes the audience on a journey with her.

Diversity and inclusion are matters close to Sirayah's heart. Alongside providing on screen representation for women and the Black + Arab community, she has been able to create programmes with NatWest and support the Princes Trust, which opened up opportunities for multicultural youth to get involved and work in sports.
Languages
Afrikaans English French
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Investigative Journalism Interview (Print / Radio / Podcast)
+1
Skills
Sports

Eveline De Klerk

Walvis Bay, Namibia
Eveline De Klerk is a journalist based in Walvis Bay, Namibia. Does photography, video and online content. I am passionate about impactfull strories and picture
Languages
Afrikaans English
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) News Gathering Feature Stories
+5
Skills
Fact Checking Cultural Finance
+5

Yazeed Kamaldien

Cape Town, South Africa
Yazeed Kamaldien is a journalist, photographer and documentary filmmaker based in Cape Town, South Africa. He has produced his own short films, worked as a production manager with production companies as well as researcher. He has also worked as a fixer with international production companies. His Read morework has  taken him to more than 40 countries, including stints in Yemen, Jordan, Sudan and extensive travels in European countries and Brazil.
Languages
Afrikaans
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+13
Skills
Sports Politics Arts & Books
+17

Judd-Leonard Okafor

Abuja, Nigeria
Judd-Leonard Okafor is a seasoned multimedia journalist with a focus on health, development, education, and youth, currently serving at Daily Trust for both their print and online platforms. His reporting has delved into the psychological impact of epidemics in Nigeria, such as Lassa fever and Read moreCOVID-19, where he has explored the spread of misinformation, underscored the importance of reliable information sources, and examined the role of primary healthcare. Okafor's work is enriched by insights from health specialists and often addresses the challenges of fear and stigma associated with disease outbreaks.

Before his tenure at Daily Trust, Okafor honed his skills in journalism at Confluence TV and Grace FM in Lokoja, where he took on the roles of news reporter, presenter, and editor. His dedication to reporting on critical issues has been recognized with accolades, including the Accountability for Maternal and Child Health (AMHiN) award in 2014. 

Okafor's commitment to his craft and his impact on society have been further acknowledged through several fellowships and scholarships. He was a 2016 scholar for Women Deliver, a 2017 fellow of the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) Early Childhood Development program, and a 2018 fellow to Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) and the Rhodes University Solutions Journalism program. These experiences have not only broadened his expertise but also reinforced his reputation as a journalist dedicated to bringing critical health and development issues to the forefront of public discourse.
Languages
Afrikaans English Hausa
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Vox Pop Documentaries
+8
Skills
Current Affairs Health & Fitness Investigative Reporting
+6

Sani Adam

Maiduguri, Nigeria
Sani Adam is a journalist based in Maiduguri, Nigeria.


I am a dedicated journalist rooted in Maiduguri, North East Nigeria, with a profound involvement in chronicling the decade-long insurgency that has shaped our region's narrative. My commitment to truth-seeking journalism has led me to the Read morefrontlines, where I've captured stories that define the essence of this enduring struggle.

As a trusted liaison, I've worked closely as a fixer, collaborating seamlessly with esteemed international media outlets like BBC, RT, CNN, Al Jazeera, and more. My role has been instrumental in facilitating their access to ground realities, offering a unique perspective on the complexities and nuances of this conflict.

With an unwavering passion for storytelling, I strive to illuminate the human aspects amid the turmoil, painting a vivid picture through words and images. My portfolio encompasses an array of compelling articles, poignant visuals, and insightful reports that delve deep into the heart of our region's challenges and triumphs.

Through my work, I aim not just to report events but to cultivate understanding, empathy, and awareness. I believe that each narrative shared contributes to a broader conversation, fostering empathy and inciting change.

Join me on this journey of exploration and discovery as I continue to unveil the untold stories and narratives from this resilient region.

I am a verified member of worldfixers.com https://worldfixer.com/profile.

Linkdn Profile; https://www.linkedin.com/in/sani-adamu-086387109
Languages
Afrikaans Fula Hausa
+1
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Documentaries News Gathering
+3
Skills
Training War Reporter Social
+6

Saawmiet Moos

Cape Town, South Africa
saawmiet moos is a journalist based in Cape Town, South Africa.

I Have 15 years broadcast experience having worked in radio and television as part of small and large production teams. My speciality is live news coverage and news gathering. I am currently a freelance video journalist for a number Read moreof local and international broadcasters and agencies
Languages
Afrikaans Arabic English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+7
Skills
Investigative Reporting Breaking News Entertainment & Celebrity
+6

Thurea Mwadzaya

Mombasa, Kenya
Thurea Mwadzaya is a freelance  journalist and  a podcast journalist based in Mombasa, Kenya..
I have the ability to build strong rapport with news sources and associates based on knowledge, professionalism and integrity. 
I can monitor and report major events and at the same time wish to realize Read moremy dreams of working in a reputable organization to make me grow as I enhance knowledge and skills through continuing education opportunities
Languages
Afrikaans
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+14
Skills
Climate Change Research Cultural
+23

Frank Koulouar Jé Kelly

N'Djamena, Chad
frank koulouar jé kelly responsable de KELLY DESIGN PRO.
Je suis reporter d'images résidant au Tchad et suis à la tête d'une équipe dynamique de jeunes producteurs et journalistes reporter.
Languages
Afrikaans
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Video Rushes 360 Videography
+2
Skills
Film & Theatre Technology Breaking News
+24

Rumbidzai Chivende

Johannesburg, South Africa
Rumbidzai Chivende is a journalist who has been working as a radio news anchor for the past four years with experience from campus, community and commercial radio. I also have experience in content producing for a current affairs and business show. I have written for different online publications Read moreand contributor for digital magazines. I am experienced in covering political current affairs.
Languages
Afrikaans English Ndebele
+2
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) News Gathering Investigative Journalism
+3
Skills
Breaking News Travel Entertainment & Celebrity
+4

Hamadi Orou Adamou

Cotonou, Benin
Hamadi Orou Adamou is a journalist based in Cotonou, Benin. Je suis journaliste reporter,  titulaire d'un Master II en Techniques des métiers de l'information,  sociologue, specialiste des questions de l'alphabétisation Fulfuldé au Benin, PDG CANAL PULAAKU,président national de l'association Read moreculturelle Suudu PULAAKU BENIN
Languages
Afrikaans English Fula
+1
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+13
Skills
Technology Entertainment & Celebrity Medical
+24

Lameck Nyagudi

Nairobi, Kenya
Lameck Nyagudi is a documentary photographer/fixer/translator based in Nairobi, Kenya.Began studying graphic design at Nairobits Digital school in 2004. For my last year I majored in photography.
In 2006 I worked as an intern at a Graphic design company, Nairobi, after completing my college.
On a Read moreday where I had very little to do, I sat in the office and paged through the Journals of James Nachtwey. In 2009,
I apply for the a Photojournalism and Documentary Photography Program at the Market photo workshop in Johannesburg South Africa.

From there my photography began to grow as more and more opportunities came my way.
Documentary photography became firmly planted in me from that point on as what I want to do with my life. I volunteer for NGOs like Media Focus on Africa Foundation to build my portfolio, hoping to break into the NGO field as a full-time photographer eventually.
For now I teach photography on part-time basis at Africa digital media institute ,work as a re-toucher at a commercial studio and as a freelancer fixer/Translator for local and  international film crew and photographers on assignment. My cameras are never far from me.
Languages
Afrikaans Kikuyu Zulu
Skills
Music Film & Theatre Politics
+9

Liesl Pretorius

Johannesburg, South Africa
I am a digitally savvy journalist and editor with a keen interest in collaborations, tracking political promises and solutions journalism. I recently completed a certificate course in investigative journalism from Wits. In my freelance career I have focused on cross-platform editing, project Read moremanagement, consulting work and digital storytelling. A digital storytelling collaboration, which I initiated, was a finalist in the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards (2017).
Languages
Afrikaans English
Services
Feature Stories Research Investigative Journalism
+2
Skills
Science & Environment Research Media Training
+3
Book

Tony Weaver

Cape Town, South Africa
Tony Weaver is one of Africa's most widely published photo-journalists, and has an extensive radio and television background as well. In the past 30+ years, he has worked for most of the major South African newspapers, including a two year stint as a Bureau Chief covering the guerrilla wars in Read moreNamibia and Angola.
He was most recently a columnist ("Man Friday") for the Cape Times, and was also the newspaper's News Editor, and later Opinion Editor, leaving the paper at the end of 2014.
He was a freelancer from 1988 to 2000, working as southern Africa correspondent for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's National Television News, and as a stringer for the BBC's Africa Service, Irish Radio (RTE) and Radio New Zealand. He has spent many years travelling extensively in Africa, covering hard news, environmental issues, social justice and development, and writing travel features from Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia.
He has a fully equipped, expedition-ready Land Rover for extended bush assignments, and works closely with his wife, documentary film maker and current affairs producer, Liz Fish, who has a full service television company, with Canon XF300 High Definition camera, full sound and light gear, and Avid 8 edit suite. He has won numerous awards for his photography and writing.
For examples of his work (and news stories about him) Google "Tony Weaver Cape Times" or simply, "Tony Weaver".
Languages
Afrikaans English Swahili
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Documentaries News Gathering
+11
Skills
Fact Checking
Book

Andre Raath

Cape Town, South Africa
Andre Raath is a journalist.
Languages
Afrikaans Catalan German
+3
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Feature Stories Research
+7
Skills
Fact Checking Social Business
+11

Sertan Sanderson

London, United Kingdom
Sertan Sanderson is a journalist based in Cologne, Germany. Sertan has reported for many years from the UK and South Africa, and specializes in a diversity of news and current affairs issues, focusing above all on migration.
Languages
Afrikaans German English
+2
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+12
Skills
Fact Checking Medical Politics
+6

Teliza Van Eeden Vorster

Magaliesburg, South Africa
Teliza van Eeden Vorster is a journalist based in Magaliesburg, South Africa. As a journalist with a master's degree in communication, she has amassed a wealth of experience and expertise in the field. Her professional journey includes a significant stint at the Cosmo City Chronicle newspaper, Read morewhere she excelled in column writing, feature writing, and creative storytelling. Over the course of three years, she also demonstrated her multimedia skills by producing weekly news videos for Monash South Africa. Beyond writing, she possesses a diverse skill set encompassing research, photography, videography, SEO optimization, social media management, and graphic design. She has also been working as a digital marketer for over two years. Her dedication to crafting engaging narratives and her proficiency in various media platforms make her a valuable asset in the world of journalism and marketing.
Languages
Afrikaans English
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries Feature Stories
+8
Skills
Breaking News Arts & Books Paranormal
+16

Abraham Jesaya

Windhoek, Namibia
Abraham Jesaya is a journalist based in Windhoek, Namibia.🎥🌟 Experienced Video Editor, Motion Graphics Artist, and Educator Ready to Bring Your Vision to Life! 🌟🎬

✨ Expertise: Proficient in Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Avid, DaVinci Resolve, and Audition, I can tackle projects of Read moreany scale and complexity.
✨ Versatility: From dynamic motion graphics to seamless video editing, I excel in bringing ideas to life across various mediums.
✨ Experience: With over 10 years in the industry, I understand what it takes to deliver exceptional results and exceed expectations.
✨ Flexibility: Available for freelance work and after-hours projects, ensuring timely delivery without compromising on quality.
✨ Education: Passionate about sharing knowledge, I offer teaching services to empower others with valuable skills in video editing and motion graphics.

Services Offered:

🎬 Video Editing: Crafting captivating narratives and seamless visual storytelling.
🎨 Motion Graphics: Adding dynamic elements that captivate and engage audiences.
📸 Photography: Capturing moments with precision and creativity.
🎥 Filming: Bringing concepts to life with expert camera work and direction.
📚 Education: Teaching valuable skills in Adobe Creative Suite and video production techniques.

Let's Collaborate and Create Something Extraordinary!

Whether you're a startup looking to enhance your brand presence or a seasoned production company seeking a fresh perspective, I'm ready to collaborate and bring your vision to life. Let's connect and discuss how we can work together to create something truly remarkable
Languages
Afrikaans English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+16
Skills
Social Business War Reporter
+25

Shaun Swingler

Cape Town, South Africa
I am a multi-award-winning photojournalist and filmmaker based in Cape Town, South Africa. I focus on social issues in South Africa and abroad – particularly crime and conflict. My work has appeared in publications such as The Guardian, VICE, Al Jazeera, TIME, Roads & Kingdoms, Rolling Stone SA, Read moreand many others.
Languages
Afrikaans
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Documentaries News Gathering
+2
Skills
War Reporter Current Affairs Fact Checking

Alexander Brand

Stellenbosch, South Africa
Alexander Brand is a journalist based in Stellenbsoch, South Africa (near Cape Town). He currently works as a freelance writer and reporter for The South African (www.thesouthafrican.com). Before that, he spent three years at his community newspaper DieMatie (www.diematie.com).
Languages
Afrikaans English
Services
News Gathering Feature Stories Content Writing
+5
Skills
Politics Climate Change Food & Drink
+12
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