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Stability, new vision top Pillay's to-do list at Mail & Guardian

The Mail & Guardian newspaper has announced Verashnie Pillay as its new Editor-in-Chief.

Pillay made a video announcement of her appointment on social media. This was seen as a statement of how she's planning to run the newspaper - digital first.

Pillay will take up her new role on October 19.

CapeTalk’s/702’s Stephen Grootes spoke to Pillay about her appointment:

My main priorities will be creating stability, consulting with the team and creating a new editorial vision to go forward to a rather challenging but exciting era of journalism in South Africa.

Verashnie Pillay, New Editor-in-Chief - M&G

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