Media Mentors

Meet Marion Scher

Award winning journalist and author Marion Scher has been one of South Africa’s top freelance journalists, media consultants and trainer for the last 28 years.

Having worked in all three forms of media, radio, television and print Marion runs courses both in the media and public relations industry as well as in the corporate field, tailoring courses to meet clients’ needs.

Her corporate clients include Unilever, MTN, Telkom, ABSA, Munich Re, Dimension Data, Old Mutual, Metropolitan, Anglo Gold Ashanti, FNB and DBSA, Eskom, Pfizer, McDonald’s, Eskom, Ekurhuleni, SANParks, Discovery Health and Cape Town Municipalities amongst many others.

Her best selling books, Surviving the SA Media and Conquering Communications in Organisations – The Digital Way are available through Knowledge Resources and all good bookstores.

Marion regularly writes speeches and presentations for many of South Africa’s captains of industry, as well as coaching them through their performances.

She is also a judge of the two top media awards in the country: Kudu Awards and the National Press Club Journalist of the Year. As well as having been a columnist for the Sunday Times Lifestyle magazine, she also currently trains staff for 702 Talk Radio and Cape Talk, as well as eNCA.