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Saturday, May 10, 2014

ANN7 appoints eNCA's Edwin Kgaswe as sports editor; SABC1's sales manager Zandi Nzimande as new head of sales.


ANN7 (DStv 405) has made two senior appointments, with eNCA (DStv 403) sports editor Edwin Kgaswe changing 24-hour TV news channels to join ANN7 as the Infinity Media run channel's new sports editor, and SABC1's sales manager Zandi Nzimande channel hopping to become ANN7's new head of sales.

Edwin Kgaswe joined ANN7 as sports editor from 5 May after a long stint at eNCA. He joined 702 talk radio in 1991 where he worked for a decade, then joined e.tv in 2001 as a sports reporter and became deputy sports editor in 2005.

When eNCA launched as the eNews Channel in 2008 Edwin Kgaswe was appointed sports editor and remained in that position until the end of April this year.

Zandi Nzimande who was SABC1's sales manager joined ANN7 from 1 May as the new head of sales. Previously she worked at e.tv as well.

ANN7's group CEO Nazeem Howa says the two appointments are a part of ANN7's strategy to strengthen management, revenue and content.