Khanyi Magubane was 9 September, 1979. He is a seasoned South African Radio Broadcaster, CEO, TV and Film Producer, Entrepreneur and Speaker/MC with 18 years of media experience. Khanyi has her stage name to be Mankomose. She is a trained journalist by profession,
She has cut her teeth across various media platforms of Radio/TV/Online and Print and has been widely recognized for her work in media broadcasting.
Mankomose is loaded with a BA (Communication) and BA (Hons) Journalism both from RAU (now the University of Johannesburg). As a journalist, she started her career at Talk Radio 702 in 2000 and since then worked with several radio stations which include SAfm, where she is currently a broadcaster.
Khanyi presents SAfm’s Arts and Culture program, as well as the gospel music and spirituality discussion program Living Sounds every Sunday.
Magubane’s company Zinokwanda Media and Communications handled the PR account for the Inaugural 2017 Africa Shared Value Summit held at the Sandton Convention Center.
In 2016, Magubane was the Executive Producer of two films produced and broadcast for Mnet’s Mzansi Magic. Both films Amukelani and Kwanele, were well received with high ratings.
She has produced TV content extensively for the SABC and was the Executive Producer of a talk show on SABC 2 entitled Visionaries Lounge. The show profiled self-made South Africans with noteworthy achievements.
She has produced ground breaking documentaries including the critically acclaimed six-part psycho-social series, “Why Are We So Angry?” which unpacked the social psyche of South Africans. The series first aired in 2012 on SABC 1 and has since enjoyed a number of repeats across SABC channels.
In November 2014, Magubane returned with a hard hitting four-part socio-political documentary series entitled, “Making Cents” that interrogated the root causes of the economic inequalities in South Africa was the recipient of the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, a legacy leadership program of former US President Barack Obama.
She was selected as one of 500 young African leaders from over 50,000 applicants from the whole of Africa.
She attended the program in the United States between June-July 2014 at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois where she furthered her education in the field of business and entrepreneurship.
In 2013, Khanyi was recognized as one of Main & Guardian’s Top 200 Young South Africans in the field of Film and Media for her contribution in the field. She is a trained public speaker as well as an experienced Program Director and panel facilitator for conferences and special events. She has experience in both corporate and entertainment events.
Looking at the awards bagged by Khanyi; 2002 – Top post-graduate Journalism student: Johanneburg Press Club/ British American Tobacco Bursary, 2013 Mail and Guardian 200 Top Young South African (Media and Film) and many more.
She has worked several celebrities such as; Thami Ngubeni, DJ Fresh, DJ Sbu, Unathi Msengana, Naledi Moleo, Rowena Baird, Tshepiso Makwetla and the list continues.
can be connected on social media via the following links; Instagram: @misskhanyim
Twitter:@Khanyi_Magubane, Facebook (fan page) Khanyi Magubane Radio Gal