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Trisha Pillay

Education: BA Journalism, University of Johannesburg (2007-2010), BA Honours in International Politics, UNISA (2022-2023)
Experience: Senior Bulletin Editor, Newzroom Afrika (2019-2022), Senior Content Lead Strategist, RITO Group (2022-2023), Content Manager, 360 Degrees South (2017-2019), Senior producer, African News Network (2014-2017), Online journalist, Citizen newspaper (2013-2014), Intern, eNCA (2011)
Awards: Most influential journalist in Africa, Global Ovations/Mercedez Benz (2016)
Trisha Pillay is a human-interest writer at Briefly News. She completed a BA degree in Journalism at the University of Johannesburg (2010) and a BA Honours in International Politics at UNISA (2022). Trisha joined the Briefly news team in 2023 and has worked at Newzroom Afrika, ENCA, and The Citizen newspaper. She is an award-winning journalist with over 12 years of experience in broadcast and digital. You can contact her at

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