About this site

This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

Battersby, John Daniel

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South African editor and journalist.

Positions

Ø     Positions listed are those which are held currently or have been held in the past.

Ø     United Kingdom Country Manager - International Marketing Council of South Africa (2003 - )

Ø     Group Political Editor - Independent Newspapers (South Africa) (Jan 2001 - 2003)

Ø     Chair - Advisory Panel, CNN African Journalist of the Year Awards (2000 - )

Ø     Member - Judging Panel, CNN African Journalist of the Year Awards (2000 - )

Ø     Member - Advisory Board of the Institute for Strategic Studies, Pretoria (1999 - 2003)

Ø     Editor-in-Chief - The Sunday Independent (South Africa) (Jul 1996 - Dec 2001)

Ø     Chairman - Foreign Correspondents Association (South Africa) (1990 - 1992)

Ø     Achievements

Ø     nominated, Louis M Lyons Award - South Africa (1994)

Ø     nominated, Pulitzer Prize (1993)

Ø     nominated, Pulitzer Prize (1992)

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