Magdel is the Public Relations and Marketing Manager of Phatshoane Henney Attorneys. With broad experience in media, marketing and advertising and with a solid background in journalism and public relations, Magdel combines her experience in these interconnected fields to strategically manage all of Phatshoane Henney Attorneys’ public relations, media engagement and marketing outputs.
Passionate about writing for as long as she can remember, Magdel qualified herself in Media Studies at both graduate as well as post-graduate level. She honed her journalism skills at Volksblad in Bloemfontein and then Beeld in Johannesburg, after which she delved into the wider world of media, marketing and advertising as senior journalist and supplement editor at AdVantage business-to-business magazine. She followed this working as account manager and writer at Cathy Findley Public Relations, after which Magdel followed her roots back to Bloemfontein to join Phatshoane Henney Attorneys and head-up the firm’s marketing and public relations. Magdel heads the Firm’s Marketing Committee and is a member of each Practice Group’s marketing sub-committee, ensuring coordination and integration of the firm’s marketing and media outputs.
A track and field athlete in her junior days, Magdel enjoys staying fit and spending time with her family and friends, and every so often picking up her violin too.
B.A. Mediastudies (cum laude)
M.A. Mediastudies (Honours) (cum laude)