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Current employment

Account Manager
SWM Communications
Present - Johannesburg


PR & Marketing Officer
St Mary's Hospital Mariannhill
1 Jan 2016 - 1 Sep 2016 - Pinetown
Media Analyst
Kwanda Media
1 Jun 2014 - 1 Dec 2015 - Johannesburg
PR In-service Trainee
KZN Department of Health
1 Jun 2013 - 1 Nov 2013 - Ndwedwe


internal communications, External Communications, graphic design, Social Media, Marketing and Communications, Public Relations


Diploma: Business Admin
Year completed:2010
Education level:Diploma
Institution:London School of Business Management
Location:Johannesburg, South Africa
National Diploma: PR
Institution:University of South Africa
Location:Johannesburg, South Africa
Certificates: Online&Basic PR
Year completed:2012
Education level:Certificate
Institution:University of South Africa
Location:Johannesburg, South Africa
Programme: Business Comms
Year completed:2017
Education level:Certificate
Institution:University of South Africa
Location:Johannesburg, South Africa


Thabiso Dlamini
[Marketing & Media] My opinion piece: Why wasn't I appointed PRO of Municipality X
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I truly do hope everything will be ok. I want to grow in Public Relations and pne day become The Director of Communications of a government department
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Embrace digital but ignore traditional media at your peril

Thabiso Dlamini explores several reasons why marketers need to focus on developing their relationship with traditional media now more than ever...

By Thabiso Dlamini 1 Feb 2018

Social TV a benchmark for success

Social television is taking the world over by storm and has resulted in production companies using it as a benchmark for the success of the productions...

By Thabiso Dlamini 19 Dec 2016

How the media played a role in Donald Trump's presidential victory

United States president elect, Donald Trump has always been viewed as an unlikely candidate as a result of his persona, which was laid out for the whole world to see on social media...

By Thabiso Dlamini 9 Nov 2016

Zuma must fall billboard worth every penny

Customer activism through the purchasing of ad space has seen some reputable companies fall prey after rubbing customers the wrong way...

By Thabiso Dlamini 19 Jan 2016

Radio: Still a force to be reckoned with

The second MTN Radio Conference held at Rivonia in Johannesburg spoke to the radio, advertising and media buying industries on how brands and audiences can connect more meaningfully.

By Thabiso Dlamini, Issued by Ornico 28 Apr 2015

Why 2015 should be the year of internal communication

Internal communication is a fundamental part of any organisation's operations, for without optimising this it will not operate efficiently...

By Thabiso Dlamini 20 Mar 2015

Five reasons governments need PR practitioners with agency experience

We have witnessed public relations roles pop up at a rapid pace within government departments, yet innovation and the effective use of new media platforms have taken a back seat...

By Thabiso Dlamini 10 Mar 2015

Customer service remains the pillar of your PR strategy

The role of public relations in an organisation remains an important aspect of its growth owing to the economic climate and technological developments we have witnessed...

By Thabiso Dlamini 26 Feb 2015

What social media marketers need to know about social media ads vs TV ads

Do you ask yourself the question: what did I do before I signed up for MySpace, Facebook and Twitter?...

By Thabiso Dlamini 10 Feb 2015

South African PR practitioners can learn a lot from international PR professionals

Public relations in South Africa has not reached its full potential when we compare the industry to international standards...

By Thabiso Dlamini 19 Aug 2014

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