About Soweto Urban

Caxton Urban Community Newspapers launched it’s first publication Protea Urban News into the suburbs of Soweto in April 2005. Having received an enormous response from the advertisers and residents - the launch program has been fast tracked and today URBAN NEWS publishes 11 community newspapers into the suburbs of Soweto & Westside.
9 Wright Street Industria West Johannesburg South Africa Tel: +27 (0)10 492 5311

Management


Aadila Ebrahim
SALES MANAGER
Mark Scheepers
GROUP EDITOR
010 492 5433
Christiaan Botes
DISTRIBUTION MANAGER

Sales


Orapeleng Ramafoko
RETAIL SALES EXECUTIVE
010 492 5353
Muzie Dlamini
SALES EXECUTIVE
010 492 5316
Brian Vilakazi
SALES EXECUTIVE
010 492 5315
Candice Koeries
SALES EXECUTIVE
Tshepiso Masinga
RETAIL SALES EXECUTIVE

Editorial


Cleric Themba Vukeya
Digital Manager
010 492 5352
Mzwandile Khathi
EDITOR
010 492 5391
Enver Wessels
Editor
010 492 5332
Vicky Mabotha
PIMVILLE JOURNALIST
010 492 5397
Setjhaba Mofokeng
ZOLA JOURNALIST
010 492 5351
Janice Beckett
WESTSIDE JOURNALIST
010 492 5443
Mandlakayise Hlatshwayo
DIEPKLOOF
010 492 5391
Hosea Mothei
CHIAWELO JOURNALIST
010 492 5326
Lebo Mosolodi
DOBSONVILLE JOURNALIST
010 492 5443

Classifieds


Sarah Ngwenya
CLASSIFIED MANAGER
Razeya Jardine
Classified Graphic Designer
010 492 5356
Xoliswa Maseko
CLASSIFIED REP.
010 492 5328
Matefo Liholo
CLASSIFIED REP.
010 492 5393

Graphics


Kevin Ontong
GENERAL PRODUCTION MANAGER
Lorenzo Roberts
LAYOUT ARTIST
010 492 5353
Cliantha Brink
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
010 492 5317
Keenan March
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
010 492 5317
Jeremy Tree
LAYOUT ARTIST
010 492 5317
Danily Chapman
Graphic Designers Supervisor
010 492 5317

Admin


Adelaide Bogoshi
Admin Manager
010 492 5228
Baderia Sheba
HR
010 492 5365
Zanele Mashinini
ADMIN ASSISTANT (RECEPTIONIST)
010 492 5311
Sophie Ndweni
PERSONAL ASSISTANT
010 492 5311
Selina Hlongwane
DEBTORS CLERK
010 492 5324
  • Guaranteed door-to-door delivery
  • Penetrate the vast spending power, by delivering to the most economically active areas
  • Newspapers have local flavour which is reinforced by editorial content specific to that area
  • URBAN NEWS reaches 298 500 households in Soweto
In the past year, community newspapers have outstripped competitive media types with an ad spend growth of 40% (excluding inserts)

Distribution

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  1. Protea Urban 25 000
  2. Diepkloof Urban 30 000
  3. Pimville Urban 25 000
  4. Dobsonville Urban 32 500
  5. Eldorado Park Urban 30 000
  6. Meadowlands Urban 27 500
  7. Orlando Urban 30 000
  8. Chiawelo Urban 25 000
  9. Jabavu Urban 27 500
  10. Zola Urban 30 000
  11. Westside Urban 16 000
TOTAL CIRCULATION: 298 500 ESTIMATED READERSHIP: 1 492 500
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