Thabang Motsei

News Reporter/Presenter/International Broadcast Journalist

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • TV
  • Editing
  • Journalism
  • Multi-platform
  • Online
  • Presenting
  • Blogging
  • Camera Operation
  • Creative
  • Human Interest
  • Wordpress
  • News
  • Popular Culture
  • Final Cut Pro

Work history

Currently

Creator, Stylist at Hashtags and Brownies

Hashtags And Brownies

Aug 2013
  • •Fashion blogger featured in Glamour magazine. •Freelance Stylist, working with upcoming photographers in sourcing and styling shoots. •Providing weekly fashion inspired posts, featuring recent purchases, interests and outfits I styled together. Collaborating with several fashion brands and promoting personal favourites. •Collaborator •Freelance Writer •Motivational Speaker

2015

Stylist at Hashtags & Brownies

Hashtags And Brownies

Aug 2013 - Sep 2015
  • •Fashion blogger featured in Glamour magazine. •Freelance Stylist, working with upcoming photographers in sourcing and styling shoots. •Providing weekly fashion inspired posts, featuring recent purchases, interests and outfits I styled together. Collaborating with several fashion brands and promoting personal favourites.

2015

News Reporter & Presenter

RT International

Dec 2010 - Mar 2015
  • Correspondent and Anchor; Field producer and multimedia reporter •Prime anchoring six-hour news broadcasts with live studio interviews including breaking news items and unscripted rolllig coverage. •Higlights include: Live anchoring three years in a row Russia’s Victory Day Commomorations, the country’s largest annual event. •Packaging news stories and features and live field reporting, including video and picture sourcing and editing story packages for news bulletin and special edition broadcasts. •Field reporting at numerous cultural events in Moscow, including the Olympic Torch race from Greece to the Russian city of Sochi. •Reporting highlights include covering the famous Marriinsky theater 2 opening in St Petersburg, which involved interviewing leading figures in the global art scene. Red carpet reporting at the annual Vieanna Ball two years in a row as well as the Moscow Film Festival where I interviewed dozens of Russian and international heavyweights in film. Special Produced projects at RT: •One of the main interviewees on News Team, a reality documentary that took the viewer behind the scenes of RT International. •Produced and presented 12 Olympic-themed episodes, leading up and during the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia. •Winter in Siberia was a 10 episode documentary series where I travelled to different regions in Siberia, covering cultural and social aspects in a quest to understand how the people who live there, what they do and how they cope with Siberia’s notoriously harsh winters.

2010

Producer & Presenter

Voxafrica

Jul 2008 - Mar 2010
  • •Creator, producer, writer and co-director of Cosmpolitan:What Women talk About; a weekly 30 mins lifestyle show that focused on the daily musings of a modern woman. •Presenter; conducting interviews with guests, experts and celebrities. •Web producer, developing themes and formats, curated and edited articles, including a range of behind the scenes videos. •Plan, produce and write daily newscast for our 1pm and 8pm bulletins, which included conducting live interviews from our London studio. •Researching, writing and voice over for daily news packages. •Reporting live from events.

Education

2008

Broadcasting (radio Tv),online and Investigative Journalism

University of Westminster

Aug 2007 - Aug 2008
  • International Journalism

2003

Cinematography, Scriptwriting, and Producing

AFDA

Jan 2000 - Nov 2003
  • Motion Picture Medium