The Office

Joe Thloloe
Director  in the Press Council
Over 50 years’ experience in print and broadcast journalism. Was the Press Ombudsman from August 2007 to January 2013.
Johan Retief
Press Ombudsman
Over 10 years’ experience in print journalism and teaching media ethics. Author of Media Ethics: An Introduction to Responsible Journalism (OUP, 2002)
Khanyi Mndaweni
Case Study Officer
Experienced in administration in the media and other industries
Millicent Gumede
PA to the Director and the Press Ombudsman
Latiefa Mobara
Public Advocate
Worked as a journalist for almost 20 years, mainly as a sub-editor and layout sub
Dinesh Balliah
Deputy Public Advocate
Lecturer in new and social media, Wits University, and journalism educator.
Paula Fray
Deputy Ombud
Media expert, trainer and editor with development communication speciality.