- Sophie Vartan, Founder, CEO, Managing Director and Executive producer of NHU Africa has announced that she will be leaving at the end of December 2011 to move back into freelance production. The position of Head of NHU Africa will be filled internally by Donfrey Meyer effective from 1 January 2012. Donfrey has been with e.tv for ten years. He was a producer in the Creative Services Department before setting up the Values Campaign Unit three years ago. He is currently completing an MBA at the University of Cape Town.
- M-Net has announced the expansion of its senior sales team with the appointment of former BBC Worldwide executive, Mandy Roger as Sales and Business Development Manager. Working closely with Head of Sales and Library, Mike Dearham, she will be responsible for sales across all platforms as well as pushing new business development and strategy in new ventures including formats and channel sales.
There has been a shake-up in the top echelons of the Gambia Radio and Television Services (GRTS) that saw the replacement of the deputy director-general and the appointment of a new director of Programmes. The move saw Malik Jones, a principal producer at GRTS Radio, take over from Alhaji Momodou Joof as deputy director-general, whilst Lamin Manga, a TV presenter is appointed new director.