Our team

TAMRA CAPSTICK-DALE (née VELEY)
TAMRA CAPSTICK-DALE (née VELEY)
Managing Director: Commissions, manages and oversees a wide range of global reputation and issues research projects. Strategic communications and reputation management advisor to a number of South Africa’s largest companies as well as two global corporations.
SARAH ANDERSON
SARAH ANDERSON
Works on clients across a variety of industry portfolios, particularly FMCG, and has specialised expertise in corporate and consumer communications. High-level experience in the liquor, automotive, media, finance, tech and investment industries.
JANINE CARADONNA
JANINE CARADONNA
Almost a decade of PR and communications experience in leading professional and financial services companies and consumer brands. Expert in integrated planning and implementation, writing, and client and media liaison. Varsity College diploma in public relations, with social media qualification from Red & Yellow/USB-ED.
TAYLA-JADE COENRAAD
TAYLA-JADE COENRAAD
Graduated from the University of the Western Cape with Honours in Applied Linguistics, and joined Corporate Image’s graduate recruitment programme shortly thereafter. Keen interest in media research and reporting, issues monitoring, profile writing, publicity and events planning.
SHERI COHEN
SHERI COHEN
Particular expertise in financial services, with more than a decade of experience in investor relations and financial PR. Expertise in crisis management, financial public relations and pre- and post-listing requirements. Outstanding media relationships across the board.
JENNIFER CROCKER
JENNIFER CROCKER
Former hard news journalist, with experience in crisis management, consumer PR, reputation risk management, issues management, and NGO sector. Deals with a wide range of PR functions, including managing public events and conference PR.
DEIDRÉ DANIELS
DEIDRÉ DANIELS
Trained at Corporate Image since completing her studies. Interested in consumer communications, working on clients such as Pick n Pay and various SAB brands. Strong background in events planning, with particular focus on media monitoring and research.
CRAIG DODDS
CRAIG DODDS
Former political editor and columnist for Independent Media, with a journalism career spanning more than 20 years. Almost unparalleled political insights and extensive network of media contacts, as well as a strong grasp of news agenda dynamics. Holds a BA (Hons) in English from the University of Cape Town.
SURE KAMHUNGA
SURE KAMHUNGA
Trained journalist with over 25 years’ experience in financial and business journalism. Edited at leading financial/business publications and news agency organisations in Zimbabwe and South Africa. Former Financial Services Editor at Business Day.
LEE-ANN HEYBURGH
LEE-ANN HEYBURGH
Ten years’ experience in public relations and event management, having completed a PR diploma with distinction in 2007. Primarily focused on event management, working on clients that include Oceana, the Mr Price Group, and Pick n Pay.
NICOLA<br />
MAWSON
NICOLA
MAWSON
Former award-winning journalist with experience in business, ICT, consumer, mining, engineering, tourism, and economic writing. Previous Editor of Business Report online, with six years at ITWeb prior to this. Master’s in Journalism & Media Studies from Wits, with certificates in advanced financial and investigative journalism.
NTSIKAYOMZI MSUTHU
NTSIKAYOMZI MSUTHU
Seasoned in crisis management, media liaison, campaign and reputation management, and communications strategy development. Worked with large blue-chip companies, including Nedbank, IBM, Cisco, Coca-Cola and Dimension Data. Specialised skills in social media management and content development, with strong media relationships.
LAUREN MENDOZA
LAUREN MENDOZA
Former journalist, having worked as a senior reporter at the Sunday Times, and winner of four Vodacom Journalist of the Year Awards. Experience spans multiple industries, including alcohol, financial services, property, and development. Heads up social media.
BATHI NGOMA
BATHI NGOMA
Trained with Corporate Image since completing studies, and now works on clients across a variety of portfolios, including gambling, leisure and retail. Strong background in events planning, with solid administration skills. PR diploma from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.
DAYNE STERN
DAYNE STERN
Expertise in reputation management and crisis control for high profile corporations and public personalities. Offers a strategic and creative approach to communication, with excellent writing skills, high level media liaison experience, and a vast network of international and national media relations. 
STEPHANIE VENTER
STEPHANIE VENTER
UCT graduate with variety of focus areas ranging from traditional and new media, to current affairs and marketing. Interested in media planning and strategy, and currently works on the V&A Waterfront primarily, on both consumer and corporate PR activities.
ENID VICKERS
ENID VICKERS
Extensive knowledge across multiple industries, including oil, investment, property, gambling, leisure, tourism and FMCG, and vast communications experience from time spent at top South African and international advertising agencies. Skilled in writing and interpreting news values and high-level crisis communication.

Account support

PAKAMANI NOMBILA
PAKAMANI NOMBILA
Honours degree in Corporate Communication from Nelson Mandela University, with an interest in content creation, brand and crisis communications, social media planning, and research. Experience in assisting with writing and reporting for two South African NGOs, and focuses on research and issues monitoring at Corporate Image.
NATALIE<br />
MENTOR
NATALIE
MENTOR
Completed a National Diploma in Public Relations Management at CPUT, and has worked on large events such as the Cape Town International Jazz Fest in a supporting role. Has experience in lifestyle and entertainment publicity, and is focused on research, media reporting and managing media contact databases.
LERATO MPHAHLELE
LERATO MPHAHLELE
Studied journalism at Pretoria Technical College and was named Best Learner in her journalism class. Thereafter completed her BA in Communication Science through Unisa, while writing features for SA Home Owner Magazine. Current focus is on media monitoring, internal communications and writing.