Supporting the Joburg Chapter of AMASA is the Cape Town committee, a group of equally passionate and determined industry members working to improve and up-skill the industry.
With the same goals as the Joburg Chapter this committee is compiled of industry experts from their areas in the field.
Cutting his teeth in communications as an advertising consultant on a direct basis, Warren went to work nationally as an account manager in print for Media24 and Ads24, then in Television for DStv Media Sales. After obtaining post graduate qualifications in Media Management from AAA and his Honours degree in Branding from Vega and with 10 years experience in media, he started his own brand agency called LIFE brand. He currently serves on the Vega advisory council and is the Chairperson for AMASA Cape Town.
Jamie is a Channel Director at PHD, a strategic media planning agency, and is passionate about media, marketing and advertising. She has worked in the industry for the past 8 years, after graduating from AAA School of Advertising. She has served on the AMASA Committee for 8 years and is currently the Vice Chairperson.
LIZETTE DU PREEZ
Lizette has obtained a UCT degree in Film and Media and has worked in Radio for 6 years. She is a radio all-rounder, having worked as a content producer, events coordinator and direct sales executive. She forms part of the AMASA committee assisting with the Education portfolio.
MIKE VAN ECK
As part of The SpaceStation team, Mike is managing commercial relationships with publishers, encompassing sales and marketing for the 24.com digital brands. Playing an active role in an ever evolving media landscape, Mike has been fortunate to work with some of the major local publishers across print and digital. Working with the AMASA team and engaging with the media industry to see talented creative media and advertising students enter the advertising world every year is very rewarding.
Veruschka Khan is Head of Sales for Gumtree South Africa . Her background includes several years in the Advertising field on the Publishers side and currently oversees several teams for mobile and desktop ad sales.
I am an advertising enthusiast but media is my first love. I currently attend the “Hogwarts of the industry”, Red & Yellow School of magic and logic; and just like Harry Potter we trained to be the ultimate game changers. Former Johannesburg Junior Council member, Proud Recipient of the Parktown Excalibur banner for effectively representing South Africa during my Rotary Exchange Programme. Vice Chair person of Wits Sports and USSA (University of Sports South Africa) Basketball Gold medalist. A young woman who enjoys challenging the status quo.
John Campson is a sales and marketing expert who has been connecting people and products through print media for more than a decade. He obtained a B-Tec in marketing at CPUT and still serves on the advisory committee of the marketing department.
Eben Gewers is a relative veteran of the Media industry, having spent the last 15-years working in both the Cape Town and Johannesburg markets. Eben has a great passion for the industry and has served on various bodies aimed at contributing to the betterment of the industry as a whole and the individuals who make up this media and advertising landscape. He also likes, motorcycling, craft beer and collects old technology.