Tsepiso Makwetla

Tsepiso Makwetla is a broadcaster and journalist with more than 20 years’ experience in broadcasting and journalism.

She has presented and produced prime time radio and television shows at Primedia (94.7) and the SABC (SABC 3;  SABC Africa; SAFM).

She currently anchors two current affairs programmes – “Fullview” and “African Perspective” on DSTV Channel 404.

Tsepiso is a journalist who has won awards for her work on ‘MTN Yello Roses’ and MTN’s top actuality programme for the Azwi development trust. She is also an IVLP Edward Murrow ‘Leadership in Journalism’ alumnus.

She spent decades as a News and Current Affairs anchor for SAFM radio and other SABC TV shows such ‘Interface’, experience which has allowed her to be a sought-after Media Trainer, Communications Consultant, Conference or Policy Dialogue facilitator and moderator.

Tsepiso was an International Visitor Leadership alumnus for the Edward Murrow Journalism ‘Alumni for 2018’ program.

Some of her accomplishments and career highlights include moderating:

  • the Youth Dialogue for the International Monetary Fund in Washington
  • for the International Parliamentary Union at the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland (including a 3-hour live television panel discussion)
  •  with a co-host the Women Deliver International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • at the high-level conference of the African Union on democracy and constitution-making in Dakar, Senegal and in Pretoria, South Africa
  • the International youth conference on Elections in Abuja (she was also their guest speaker)
  • at the UN Partner’s Forum in Johannesburg and at the UN Secretary General’s Regional Consultation in Africa
  • with Oxfam GB to host a series of public Dialogues called “Mind the Gap”
  • at the Premiere of ‘Mandela-Long Walk to Freedom’ in South Africa (2013)
  • the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s Top 100 Business event during the organisation’s Annual Lecture period and their Aids Dialogues
  • with a co-host the WHO and World Bank Universal Health Coverage Public Forum in Tokyo, Japan

Media Training for the likes of:

  • the Department of International Relations and Cooperation
  • Group 5 Mining Company
  • Fraser Alexander
  • the Gauteng Legislature
  • the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission’s media training 2018