Making the Media Work for You

After starting out as a sub-editor and reporter for the Sunday Times, Zanele Kumalo was seduced by the world of glossies and worked as a beauty editor and Joburg correspondent for Top Billing. She later joined Oprah magazine as beauty editor, moving on to ELLE as its beauty editor and bureau chief.

She more recently joined TPP as a content editor after four years spent in the position of beauty editor and then features editor at Marie Claire. One of Mail & Guardian’s 2009 ‘300 Young South Africans’, Zanele also continues to work as a freelance writer and columnist and contributes to a leading e-commerce site as a stylist.