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Tumelo Mothotoane

News/Current Affairs Anchor & Media Entrepreneur

Currently resides in: Gauteng, South Africa

Born 30-05-1991 in Polokwane South Africa

Tumelo Mothotoane is a News & Current Affairs anchor currently working within the South African Broadcasting Corporation. She is also a sought-after Event MC/Facilitator, Voice-Over Artist and Media Trainer


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Current Position(s)

TV Anchor - Sunday Live | SABC
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2013 - present

Broadcast Media, Multimedia and Film

Present the LIVE News/Current Affairs program

Contribute to script-writing

Prepare content research

Conduct outside broadcasts

Contribute to production

Source in-studio guests

Voice-overs for the show

News Anchor - AM NEWS | SABC news
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2013 - present

Broadcast Media, Multimedia and Film

Read general news and business bulletins

Conduct interviews with in studio-guests

Prepare research

Executive Member & Trustee | Skew Circle Education Trust
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2013 - present

Academia, Education and Training

Educare or early childhood development services for pre-school children.

Programmes addressing needs in education provision, learning,teaching, training, curriculum support, governance, whole school development, safety and security at schools, pre-schools or educational institutions.

Educational enrichment, academic support, supplementary tuition or outreach programmes for the poor and needy.

Career guidance and counseling services provided to persons attending or planning to attend any school or higher education institution.

The provision of scholarships, bursaries and awards for study, research and teaching.

The provision of:funds, assets, services or other resources by way of donation.

The provision of training, support or assistance to emerging micro enterprises.

Previous Position(s)

Executive Member: Communications & Project Manager | Young Women in Business Forum
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2014 - July 2014

Social Development and Community Services

Marketing communications - Develop and manage all internal and external e-mail marketing, social media, promotion of online video portal, and website updates.

Content development - conceptualize and write content for forum-related events.

Relationship management - communicate and collaborate with media and business individuals to leverage mutually beneficial program opportunities and ensure alignment with the mission of the organization.

Maintain relationships with key media and colleagues as needed.

Implement new systems & strategies to manage consistency of branding and event quality across the organization.

Communicate with the Chairperson of the YWIBF to ensure that all elements related to volunteer management and communication planning are maintained.

Stay informed of industry and competitor activities, digital strategies, tools, and techniques.

Assist with special projects as needed.

TV Presenter - Morning Live | SABC
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2013 - 2013

Broadcast Media, Multimedia and Film

TV Presenting
News reader
Engaged in in-studio dscussions with guests

Radio Anchor | Trans-Africa Radio
Braamfontein, South Africa | 2011 - 2012

Broadcast Media, Multimedia and Film

Youth talk radio Host
Content Researcher
Prepare research
Source guests
Voice-overs for the show
Read news

TV Presenter | Soweto TV
Soweto, South Africa | 2010 - 2012

Broadcast Media, Multimedia and Film

Host the show
Perform promotions for the channel
Contribute to the content of the show

Blogger | Express Impress
Braamfontein, South Africa | 2010 - 2011

Online Media, Internet and E-Commerce

Current Affairs print journalist

Secretary - Christ Church Care Centre | WITS Volunteering Program
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2009 - 2010

Social Development and Community Services

Taking minutes of the Committee meeting.

Maintaining attendance register for the Committee.

Organizing events such as children’s fun day.

Managing the Manager’s diary.

Maintaining an Attendance Register for the group.

Took note of the challenges the group was facing or experiencing and mediate them with the Manager.

Made suggestions to the group on how to improve the working relationship with the children as their mentorsand tutors.

Supervised the group to ensure that their task were done.

Visited the orphanage for two hours a week.

Provided mentorship to the orphans.

Assisted orphans with their school work.

Relieved the caregivers.

Trainee Assistant | Edgars store
Midrand, South Africa | 2009 - 2010

Consumer Goods, Fashion and Retail

Customer Care
Floor assistant
Gift Wrapper

Volunteer | Samaritan Orphanage
Polokwane, South Africa | 2004 - 2006

Social Development and Community Services

Volunteering work done on Weekends. Organizing events such as birthday parties and Christmas functions. Playing with the children, washing
dishes, cleaning, and baby sitting

Educational history


Midrand High School, Midrand, South Africa (2008)


University of the Witwatersrand (WITS)

Braamfontein, South Africa | 2009 - 2012

Bachelor of Arts - Media Studies

Additional Courses:
African Literature



Mail & Guardian's Top 200 Young South Africans for 2014 | 2014

This award recognises Top 200 Young South Africans who have made a visible mark within their respective industries. Tumelo Mothotoane is selected as one young person with an impressive resume within the media industry for 2014.

Best Female Presenter - Soweto TV | 2010

Awarded Best Female Presenter at the 2010 Soweto TV Awards

Best New Presenter - Soweto TV | 2010

Awarded Best New Presenter at the 2010 Soweto TV Awards

media exposure

Yomzansi Mag | 2014

Just Curious | 2012

Live Mag | 2014

Daily Sun | 2012

Pioneer News | 2014

WITS Vuvuzela | 2013

Daily Sun | 2013

MTV Base | 2012

Soweto TV | 2012

Competitive Accomplishments

Best Individual Speaker | Gauteng Schools Public Speaking Tournament | 2008

Received an 'A' and won the 2008 Gauteng Schools Public Speaking Tournament's Best Individual Speaker category.

Academic Achievements

Bachelor of Arts : Media and Psychology (University of the Witwatersrand) | 2014

Tumelo Mothotoane is a WITS University Bachelor of Arts graduate majoring in Media and Psychology.

2008 Matriculant: 2 DISTINCTIONS | 2008

Matriculated with 2 DISTINCTIONs in Mathematical Literacy and English



Skew Circle Education Trust

Executive Member: Trustee, 2013 - present

Young Women in Business Forum

Executive Member: Communications & Project Manager, 2014 - present


DJ Sgqemeza (UKOZI FM Breakfast show host)

"My favorite presenter is on TV - Tumelo Mothotoane" - 2014

Anele Mda (Former SA Member of Parliament)

"Young black women who are assertive and knowledgeable like Tumelo Mothotoane inspire me to know Mzansi's future is safe..." - 2014

Bongani Mbindwane (CEO: Platfields Limited)

"She's "an encouraging to keep tuned" in anchor on SABC AM News." - 2014

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