Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Juliet Newell the new anchor of ANN7's news programme, ANN7 Prime; CNBC Africa's Natassia Arendse joins as a business anchor.

Juliet Newell is the new anchor of ANN7 Prime, the primetime nightly news programme, on ANN7 (DStv 405), filling the void after Chantal Rutter Dros left ANN7 in December 2014.

Natassia Arendse has also left CNBC Africa (DStv 410) to join ANN7 as a business anchor and producer.

"ANN7 can confirm that Juliet Newell is the new prime anchor for ANN7 Prime, weekly from 19:00 to 20:00," ANN7 tells TV with Thinus.

Juliet Newell officially joined ANN7 last month.

She previously appeared as a presenter on The Home Channel and Summit TV (now BusinessDay TV or DBTV) two of BDFM Publishers supplied TV channels on MultiChoice's DStv satellite pay-TV platform, as well as anchoring on's former breakfast show, Morning Edition.

Before that Juliet Newell made several TV appearances across M-Net and the SABC in TV dramas, soaps and TV commercials.

Natassia Arendse has left CNBC Africa and has joined ANN7 as a business anchor and producer and currently hosts a business segment on ANN7's morning show Vuka Africa at 08:30, says the Infinity Media owned 24-hour TV news channel.

"ANN7 is excited to have the likes of of Juliet Newell and Natassia Arendse on board and we look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with both of our fresh faces and exciting new talent," Quraysh Patel, ANN7 general manager tells TV with Thinus.