- Khanyi Magubane is a broadcaster, film producer, and entrepreneur
- She has been in the media industry for 18 years and currently presents SAfm's Sound Awake show
- She shared her journey to success and tips for aspiring entrepreneurs
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Khanyi Magubane is perhaps best known as the presenter of the popular Sound Awake show on SAfm, but she has achieved much more than that.
The 39-year-old broadcaster, film producer, and entrepreneur boasts an impressive 18 years in the South African media industry.
She's also the founder of Zinokwanda Media and Communications. It's a Johannesburg-based agency that offers media consultancy, TV and film production, and PR/Events services.
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In a video interview with Destiny Connect, Khanyi said she began her career at Talk Radio 702 soon after graduating with a BA in Communications and Honours in Journalism.
She also worked at YFM before diversifying into TV and film production, Briefly.co.za learned.
The multitalented media practitioner said it all started when a teacher identified her talent for writing and urged her to pursue it.
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Khanyi said she encountered some challenges when she started her agency. These included limited finances, building confidence with prospective clients, and managing her team
She offered advice to aspiring entrepreneurs:
There's a difference between a career and being an entrepreneur. Know what you want to do when you get into any industry. Allow yourself to grow and to take on new skills and challenges.
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Source: Briefly News