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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 Current Affairs writer at Briefly News. She has a degree in Journalism from the University of Johannesburg and an Honours degree in International Politics from UNISA. She joined ENCA straight out of varsity and completed an internship at the channel. Pillay later went on to cover politics, crime, entertainment, and current affairs at the Citizen Newspaper. She joined Newzroom Afrika in 2019 and later became a senior bulletin editor for different shows on the channel. She joined Briefly News in 2023. You can contact her at

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