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Students 2008

Qudsiya Karrim currently works as a media co-ordinator at the Al-Imdaad Foundation's South African office. Before this, she interned at the Mail & Guardian (2009) and hopes to return to the world of deadlines and adrenalin pumping stories in the near future. When she's not writing, she's tweeting or Facebooking and thinking about reviving her social media blog.

Mbali Mthembu has been web editor for City Press since 2008. She also remains a contributor to student arts journal Miyela.

Kele Scheppers was awarded the bursary in 2008 and graduated into a position as content editor at

Former editor of Rhodes University's Oppidan Press, Ines Schumacher is now the production editor of the Mail & Guardian tablet editions. She interned as a financial reporter for Fin24 in 2009 and was formerly a sub-editor for Cleo magazine. 

Candace Whitehead started her post New Media Lab career as a junior editor for mainly editing for and producing online video for Sport. She is now's Entertainment editor.

Lindsey Berry was snapped up as a journalist for Creamer Media's Engineering News and Mining Weekly after graduation. After a year of talking about platinum prices and drill bits, she took up the post of Content & Marketing Manager at Moomba where she conceptualises and develops integrated mobile campaigns (like learning to drive, sports, beauty, matric study aids etc) for companies aimed at educating and uplifting users between the ages of 18-30. She can be stalked on Twitter as @lindseyberry.

Tracey Daniel

Nicole Hyman