Nontando Mposo is our new editor-in-chief of following the departure of Asanda Sizani last month.
Mposo has been Independent Media fashion and beauty editor for the past couple of years. She has become a respected force in South Africa's fashion and beauty industry. As brand custodian for GLAMOUR, will be tasked with bringing the brand’s editorial vision to life and taking it to greater heights.
Of her appointment, Nontando commented: “What a journey it has been to get me here. I started at Independent Media as a cadet in 2014. After which, I worked as a news journalist followed by a lifestyle journalist. I am grateful, humbled and excited for this opportunity.
“Glamour South Africa is in a great place and my role is to take it forward with cover stories and content that resonates with a pan-African audience,” said Mposo.
"Over the years, as a fashion editor, I have been building my brand and expertise and working towards this role. I am grateful and looking forward to this new chapter."Dr Iqbal Survé, executive chairman of Independent Media and chairman of Content Nation Media, lauded Mposo for her hard work and dedication.
“These appointments bear testimony to the company’s commitment to nurture, grow and retain talent within the organisation and to reward excellence,” said Survé.
In congratulating Nontando, CEO of Content Nation Media, Mbuso Khoza said: “I am elated to have such a reputable and solid fashion voice on board. Nontando has worked very hard to make a name for herself in the fashion and beauty industry – both as a journalist and as an influencer. It is about time she got honoured with a well-deserved crown!”