Jeremy Maggs – Media Mogul has been a journalist for over 20 years and has worked across all media platforms – newspapers, radio, television and magazines.
He started his career as a cadet reporter at The Herald newspaper in Port Elizabeth and late moved to the Sunday Tribune in Durban. He still writes an irreverent weekly column for The Herald called Daze of My Life. Book Jeremy through Conference Speakers
He then spent 10 years at Radio 702 eventually rising to Head of News and was instrumental in developing the Eyewitness News brand.
He then ventured into television and was lead anchor on am-today on SABC2 – the respected morning news and current affairs programme.
He then hosted the hit quiz show Who Wants to be a Millionaire for its four season 100 episode run on M-Net and SABC3
During the time he also joined SABC radio and started the long running Sunday morning “Media @SAFM” program, which focused on the advertising and communications industry. The program ran for 10 years.
He also presented PM Live and latterly AM Live. He left the SABC in April 2008 to join the e-news channel, where is now Chief Anchor and lead presenter of the flagship program News Night.
Until recently Maggs was also the advertising and media writer on the Financial Mail and was responsible for the authoritative yearly industry review called Ad Focus. He now publishes his own hardcover review of the industry called The Annual. He continues to watch the industry with a program on the e-news channel called Maggs on Media.
Jeremy Maggs – Media Mogul is also the editor of the Journal of Marketing – the official publication of the Marketing Association of South Africa (MASA). Follow Conference Speakers on Twitter