Biography of Penny Ntuli


Penny Ntuli is a communication professional with over 14 years of media and communication experience; twelve of which were spent in the private sector. She started her career as a communications intern for Multichoice Africa. After completing her internship, she was offered a Media Relations position in the same company. She was responsible for marketing and promoting major international channels, such as CNN, National Geographic, MTV, Cartoon Network among others, through the media and various platforms locally.

In 2001, Penny was promoted to Publicity Executive Africa, responsible for media and communication in various African countries.
 
After spending eight years with Multichoice Africa, she joined the telecommunications company, Sentech as  Media and Communications Manager. In May 2006, she joined Tiger Brands as Group Communication Manager responsible for providing strategic communication support to senior management, business leaders and over 20 diverse product brands. Before joining GCIS, Penny was working for the Compensation Fund, an entity of the Department of Labour, as the Director Stakeholder and Communication. In July 2011, she joined GCIS as Chief Director: Cluster Communication. Her work entails providing specialist communication expertise to Government Clusters, Directors-General and Ministers.
 
Penny holds a degree in Communication and Public Relation Management from the University of Johannesburg, a Sales and Marketing Diploma as well as a number of certificates from Print Media SA, The Institute for the Advancement of Journalism, The Write Company, PRISA, GIBS and Wits Business School. She is currently studying towards a Masters Degree in Communication with Tshwane University of Technology.