Masa Kekana is a South African journalist who has worked at one of the country’s leading news agencies – Eyewitness News – servicing four major radio stations namely: Talk Radio 702, Cape Talk, Kfm and 947.
Masa has crisscrossed the country covering stories of national and global importance. She has been featured several times on BBC News in London for some of her headline stories such as Rhodes Must Fall. Jo’burgers are familiar with her voice not only for her top stories as a reporter on the ground but as the news anchor on 947’s “Weekend Breakfast Show”.
Masa is the newest addition to the international award-winning news show on M-Net, “Carte Blanche”. She joins the team of renowned researchers, producers, journalists and presenters contributing to bringing the truth to the fore.
Masa has a Bachelors degree in Political Science and History from the University of the Western Cape. Her coverage of the South African political landscape is not only sharpened by her years in the field reporting on political affairs and elections but also a sound academic background into the issues at hand. Combining academia with on the ground, every day work is her skill.
Masa has contributed as a guest speaker at various events and continues to share her learning and insights from, and with others.