[LISTEN] #SADGT: Health Journo of the Year Pontsho Pilane

Winner of the Health Journo of the Year award Pontsho Pilane chats about how she hopes to use her platform as a journalist to report issues that are in the South African health sector.

Pilane says that she wasn’t completely sure about the kind of award she was going to get.

I am still in disbelief about being the Health Journalist of the Year.

Pontsho Pilane, winner of the Health Journo of the Year award

I am slowly coming to terms with this new-found title I have she adds.

Pilane says that the skills she has learnt at Bhekisisa have allowed her to explore narrative based stories and evidence based research.

We also do solution based journalism to address health issues she adds.

I wanted to join the center (Mail and Guardian Bhekisisa) to become a narrative writer.

Pontsho Pilane, winner of the Health Journo of the Year award

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