Ntsiki Jacobs is a writer, published author and corporate manager from Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, who has an MBA degree from the Tshwane University of Technology and Tongji University in China respectively. She began her career as a newsreader and broadcaster at Radio Maritzburg, a community radio station in Pietermaritzburg during her matric year. Ntsiki’s writing was first published in 1991 in the school magazine, and this continued throughout her high school years. She was selected in the top 3 of the Independent Newspapers Cadetship Program where candidates were asked to write a short story about their communities and social ills.

She featured in the award-winning movie Uhlanga the Mark by Ndaba ka Ngwane. Ntsiki is one of the founding members of uMgungundlovu FM 107.6, a community radio station in Pietermaritzburg as well as the Southern Africa Start Up Awards, a platform that recognises excellence in the technology and business fields for start-up businesses. She is also part of the Triple 4 organisation which seeks to bridge gaps in food security. A member of the Muholi Productions Advisory Board, Editor, and writer for the organisation.

Ntsiki currently works as a Manager for the National Treasury (Ministry of Finance) under Information and Communication Technology, with previous experience as the researcher and task team member responsible for the compilation and approval of the country’s first ever National Rail Policy, where she was also tasked with the overall research speech writing for the Minister and coordinating both public, and media launches of the same national policy. Her research was presented at the Rail Africa Summit in 2019 by the former Minister of Transport.