State of Democracy debate 26 November 2015 – Introduction
By Connie Nagiah
Does local democracy work? An Introduction to the five-part series on our 26 November 2015 State of Democracy (SoD) debate at Constitution Hill, Johannesburg, with William Gumede, Nomboniso Gasa, Ayesha Kajee and Lorette Tredoux.
Connie works primarily in the field of Television Production and Media and Communications. Her focus and interest lie in media work with a strong social justice and advocacy approach. She is a seasoned media professional with almost 20 years working in broadcast media as a TV and documentary producer, production manager, and content producer for largely current affairs and factual programmes as well as documentaries for local and international broadcasters.
Her media and communications work has been focused on managing the media and public relations campaigns for various government and civil society organisations, both local and international. Some of these include international conferences like COP17, the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD), World Conference against Racism (WCAR), INSITE, IUCN 5th World Parks Congress amongst many others. Her specialities range from media and stakeholder relations, Marketing and Branding to Social Media and Media Management.