- On 27 July 2011, TV technology company Grass Valley has appointed Alan Wright as senior vice-president EMEA. Wright will design and execute new strategies at Grass Valley designed to help customers migrate to file-based environments with Grass Valley’s software and hardware and products, as well as its integration and 24/7 managed services. He joins from UK-based broadcast services provider Red Bee Media, where he was the chief commercial officer and a member of the executive leadership team.

- M-Net’s youth channel Vuzu, part of the DStv pay-TV bouquet, announced that it is parting ways with presenter Nonhle Thema. According to a press statement, Thema and Vzuzu ‘have mutually decided to put their on-screen relationship on hold’. Thema has been a familiar face on Vuzu for the past two years after several stints on M-Net’s Channel O. More recently she has been hosting entertainment gossip magazine show V Entertainment, and had her own reality show, Nonhle goes to Hollywood.