Meneesha Govender

Membership Number: SAF02829

Contact Details

Work Phone:0315632677
Cell Phone:0792219059

Profession Details

Media:Books, Newspapers, Internet - Website and Blogging, Public Relations, Social Media
Speciality:Health, Environment, Humanitarian, News, Culture, Profiles, Fiction, Training
Profession:Writer, Copywriter, Editor, Proofreader, Social Media Expert, Copyeditor, Journalist


Meneesha is a journalist, with 20 years of working in a newsroom under her belt.

She worked at the Daily News, in Durban, for most of her career but donned many hats while being there for 16 and a half years.

She also has a Masters in African Literature.

While at the Daily News Meneesha worked as a sub-editor, news editor, copytaster, features editor, lifestyle reporter and editor, and online editor.

Her most notable achievement was to build the Daily News’s online brand from 2011 to 2016. Working primarily on her own, she conceptualised and ran the newspaper’s website as well as its Facebook and Twitter pages. She left the newspaper, having created a strong and loyal online readership. The Daily News Facebook page had 12 000 engaged followers and the Twitter page had 7 500.

Meneesha left to pursue her passion for social media management and completed several courses on the topic since.

She is also a web designer, blogger and avid reader who reviews books on a regular basis.

She also teaches English as a second language.

Visit her website: or contact her on +2779 221 9059.


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