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Chris Roper

Editor-in-Chief of the Mail & Guardian Online


Born 29-10-1961

Chris Roper is the Editor-in-Chief of the Mail & Guardian Online. Prior to this, he has been editor-in-chief of Tiscali World Online, portal manager at MWEB and MWEB Africa, Editor of Social Media at 24.com, and Editor-in-Chief of 24.com He has also contributed to print publications in various ways, most recently as the Pica Columnist of the Year 2008. He blogs on chrisroper.co.za



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Current Position(s)

Editor-in-Chief | Mail and Guardian
July 2013 - present

Online Media, Internet and E-Commerce


Previous Position(s)

Editor | Mail and Guardian
Johannesburg | 2009 - 2013

Online Media, Internet and E-Commerce


Editor in Chief | 24.com
Cape Town | 2008 - 2009

Online Media, Internet and E-Commerce


Social Media Editor | 24.com
Cape Town | 2007 - 2008

Online Media, Internet and E-Commerce


Portal Manager | MWEB
Cape Town | 2000 - 2007

Online Media, Internet and E-Commerce


Consulting Editor | Y Magazine
Cape Town | 1998 - 1999

Publishing, Printing and Print Media


Editor in Chief | Tiscali World Online
Cape Town | 1998 - 2000

Online Media, Internet and E-Commerce


Consulting Editor | SL Magazine
Cape Town | 1997 - 1999

Publishing, Printing and Print Media

Educational history

Tertiary

University of Cape Town

Completed 1989

B.A. (Hons.)

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Awards

Columnist of the Year | Pica

Lifestyle Mag of the Year (editor Obrigado) | Pica

Mondi Silver Award: Cosmopolitan | Mondi

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