Leigh Andrews

Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity
Location:Cape Town, South Africa
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Profile

Leigh Andrews (@leigh_andrews) AKA the #MilkshakeQueen, is Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com, with a passion for issues of diversity, inclusion and equality. She's also on the Women in Marketing: Africa advisory panel, and can be reached at ...
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Current employment

Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media
Bizcommunity - www.bizcommunity.com/
Present - Cape Town

Skills

SEO, Blogging, Creative writing, Journalism print and online

Qualification

BA Journalism
Year completed:2004
Education level:Degree
Final year subjects:Journalism
Psychology
Institution:RAU
Location:Johannesburg, South Africa
 
BA (Hons) Psych
Year completed:2005
Education level:Honours
Final year subjects:Psychometry
Institution:UJ
Location:Johannesburg, South Africa
 
#StartupStory: Kru & Co on 'going viral', why TikTok is the future of social media

Lanie Krugel has just launched Kru & Co, a South African social media agency. We discussed the agency's startup story and social media trends for South Africa to wake up to...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

#BehindtheSelfie with... Amanda Cromhout, founder and CEO of Truth Customer Leadership

This week, we go #BehindtheSelfie with Amanda Cromhout, founder and CEO of Truth Customer Leadership and Emerce Commerce, as well as #NedbankIMC2020 speaker...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Feb 2020

#FairnessFirst: A picture's worth a thousand words - make sure yours speak of inclusivity

Social justice has never had a better time to shine than in 2020, especially following the global #MeToo movement and #AmINext here in SA. UN Women has taken this to heart by asking everyone to rethink their word use to fight gender bias, while the next batch of emojis is set to be the most inclusive yet...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Feb 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Fernando Machado, Global CMO at Burger King

This week, we go #BehindtheSelfie with Fernando Machado, global chief marketing officer at Burger King and #NedbankIMC2020 keynote speaker...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Feb 2020

#FairnessFirst: Enough waiting. Take this pledge, be the change you want to see

Today's socially conscious citizens can use Change.org to request 'change' from a specific corporate power or even to inspire behaviour change in a nation as a whole. Take this pledge and pay forward the insights needed to turn your 'make the world a better place' dream into reality...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Feb 2020

Next-level pairings with Stellenbosch Hills' popcorn-and-Polkadraai

Wine pairings are a fun way to taste a new range and discover flavours that mingle well together - here's why the popcorn-and-Polkadraai pairing at Stellenbosch Hills is the latest flavour of the month...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Jan 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Luyanda Peter, MD of Harambee Communications

This week, we go behind the selfie with Luyanda Peter, MD of Harambee Communications in SA and Botswana...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Jan 2020

#FairnessFirst: Right the Ratio of global C-Suite creative diversity

Last week saw The One Club for Creativity's first-ever Right The Ratio Summit, aimed at advancing workplace equality and fostering a more gender-balanced environment...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jan 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Atisha Gopichund, techno marketing director at Saint-Gobain

This week, we go behind the selfie with Atisha Gopichund-Lutchman, techno marketing director at Saint-Gobain sub-Saharan Africa...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2020

#FairnessFirst: Renewed call for #TimesUp in the entertainment media industry

Annual film award season is in full swing, swiftly tailed by the annual hashtags signifying lack of industry diversity. This year, in addition to #OscarsSoWhite there's been a focus on #DirectorsSoMale and renewed call to stand with the #TimesUp movement...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Jan 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Kevin Ndinguri, managing director at UM South Africa

This week, we go behind the selfie with Kevin Ndinguri, new managing director at UM South Africa...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Jan 2020

Haute Cabrière brightens Franschhoek mornings with breakfast

Haute Cabrière may already be known for its classic 'Chardonnay Pinot Noir' and the panoramic views it offers of the Franschhoek Valley below from its perch on the Franschhoek Pass, but don't be surprised to now hear its name mentioned as a breakfast venue...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Jan 2020

Feel charmingly rejuvenated at Kove Collection's renovated The Marly

While the views of Camps Bay's Victoria Road sunset strip are a true drawcard for Kove Collection's five-star The Marly, there's lots to see inside the recently renovated and expanded boutique hotel and sparkly new spa, too...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Jan 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Brad Smale, group MD at IPG Mediabrands

This week, we go #BehindtheSelfie with Brad Smale, group managing director at IPG Mediabrands for UM, Initiative, Reprise, Cadreon, Marketing Sciences and Mullen Lowe...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Jan 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Gaynor MacArthur, co-founder and MD of Digicape

This week, we go behind the selfie with Gaynor MacArthur, co-founder and now managing director of Digicape...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Jan 2020

#BehindtheSelfie with... Zak Venter, brand and marketing executive at Bounty Brands Apparel

This week, we go behind the selfie with Zak Venter, brand and marketing executive at Bounty Brands Apparel...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Dec 2019

#BehindtheSelfie with... Luke Goller, managing partner at Arc Interactive

This week, we go behind the selfie with Luke Goller, managing partner at Arc Interactive...

By Leigh Andrews 18 Dec 2019

Get in the festive spirit with afternoon tea at Taj Cape Town

Expect exotic teas, mini lamb bobotie pies, chestnut macarons and much more at the special afternoon tea at Taj Cape Town...

By Leigh Andrews 17 Dec 2019

#FairnessFirst: We're all part of the problem. Rethink GBV normalisation

HelloFCB+ and the City of Cape Town's "Boys do what men teach them" campaign tied in with this year's global #16daysofactivism campaign, standing out for taking an educational tactic set to inspire behaviour change rather than just raise awareness of the serious gender-based violence (GBV) issue...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Dec 2019

#CTSUW2019: The power of personal branding for entrepreneurs

My favourite session of Cape Town Startup Week 2019 was the Raw series workshop featuring SA entrepreneurs Siya Beyile and Vincent Manzini, AKA 'Sir Vincent' on the power of personal branding for entrepreneurs. Here's what you missed...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Dec 2019

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