Our team

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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 several of South Africa’s largest companies as well as two global corporations.
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ANDREA
JOHANNES
Trained with Corporate Image since graduation; keen interest in media monitoring, issues research, media engagement and events. Experience in regulated industries, including BAT and SAB, and across a broad range of Corporate Image clients. BA in Psychology and Anthropology from the University of the Western Cape.
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BATHANDWA

NGOMA

 

Almost a decade of experience in PR, having worked at Corporate Image since graduation. Wide ranging knowledge of FMCG and retail, with skill in media analysis and reporting, and issues monitoring. B.Tech in Public Relations from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.
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CRAIG ATHERFOLD
More than two decades’ experience in communications, having counselled clients across industrial, financial and professional services sectors. Familiarity with aligning stakeholders to develop and manage corporate communications schedules, and acting as a key point of contact in preparation of media and crisis engagement. LLB in Law and Communication from the University of South Africa.
Craig Dodds
CRAIG DODDS
Former political editor and columnist for Independent Media with almost unparalleled political insights and extensive network of media contacts. Trained opinion writer with 20-year career in journalism, and strong grasp of news agenda dynamics. Insightful understanding of political and economic climate. BA (Honours) degree in English from the University of Cape Town.
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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. BA in Communication Science from the University of South Africa.

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. PR Diploma from Varsity College, with a social media qualification from Red & Yellow/USB-ED.
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JENNIFER CROCKER
Former journalist and opinion writer, and past assistant editor at the Cape Times. Interest in politics, current affairs, issues monitoring and storytelling, with experience across retail, FMCG, entertainment/events, and telecommunications industries. BA (Honours) in Journalism from Stellenbosch University.

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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. Strengths lie in excellent client relationships, writing clean copy, and in media relations. B.Tech in Journalism from Nelson Mandela University.

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LEE-ANN STRYDOM
More than a decade of experience in public relations and event management, with an eye for detail and skill in media buying. Client experience spans varied industries, including Pick n Pay, BAT, Oceana Group and Mr Price. Diploma in PR from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology and certificate in social media from GetSmarter/UCT.
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NEO KHUMALO
Almost a decade of corporate communication experience across various industries, including FMCG, financial services, property, and e-commerce. International experience earned in various communications roles in Germany and Switzerland. Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Bachelor of Arts (Law), and Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing and Advertising.
Nicola Mawson
NICOLA MAWSON
Former business and news editor with more than 15 years’ writing experience covering the ICT, retail, mining, engineering, tourism and economic sectors. 2010 Sanlam Financial Journalist of the Year Award finalist, joint second place at the 2005 Telkom ICT Journalist of the Year Awards. Degrees in Journalism and Law, MA in Journalism and Communication Studies from the University of the Witwatersrand, and certificates in financial and investigative journalism.
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SARAH ANDERSON
Decade and a half experience in PR, working across several industries, particularly FMCG. Specialised expertise in corporate and consumer communications, and high-level experience in the liquor, automotive, media, finance, tech and investment industries. BA (Honours) in Corporate Communications from the University of Johannesburg; Prince2® Foundation Project Management certification.
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SHERI COHEN
More than a decade of experience in investor relations and financial PR, and expert in crisis management, financial public relations and pre- and post-listing requirements. Outstanding media relationships across the board. Bachelor of Business Science majoring in Economics, with Honours in Marketing from the University of Cape Town.

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SURE KAMHUNGA
Trained journalist with more than 25 years’ experience in financial journalism. Edited at leading financial publications and news agency organisations in Zimbabwe and South Africa. Former Financial Services Editor at Business Day, and extensive corporate experience with Alexander Forbes and Absa.

Tayla-Jade Coenraad

TAYLA-JADE COENRAAD
Keen interest in media relations and reporting, issues monitoring, profile writing, publicity and events planning, having worked her way through Corporate Image’s graduate programme. BA (Honours) in Linguistics from the University of the Western Cape, with Psychology and Communications as undergraduate majors.