The Media Relations mandate is to effectively tell the Nelson Mandela University story by strategically engaging the media

Our services include:

  • Facilitating media engagement on key institutional and other strategy-aligned activities
  • Assisting in drafting media releases, after agreement on core messaging and upon receipt of relevant  information
  • Facilitating the writing up of OpEd pieces for consideration by national and regional media
  • Inviting relevant media to the planned activity
  • Facilitating interviews with media in attendance
  • Conducting interviews for articles to upload onto our University website and sharing with the media and on institutional social media platforms
  • Linking researchers, field experts and other University staff with the media to engage on and offer commentary on topical issues

Media Manager: Zandile Mbabela




Contact information
Ms Zandile Mbabela
Media Manager
Tel: 0415042777