African knowledge has the power to transform our continent and the world.
We provide professional communications support to thought-leaders. We work with top African researchers and professionals to showcase their awe-inspiring work, translating it into engaging and accessible media.
We support the next generation of innovators throughout South Africa through our community engagement programmes Science Spaza and Hip Hop U, operated in partnership with the non-profit Yazi Centre for Science and Society in Africa.
Jive Media Africa is winner of the National Science and Technology Forum Award for “science communication through innovative and exciting media”.
Directors: Prof Albert Modi, Robert Inglis and Hilary Kromberg
Prof Modi is currently Deputy-Vice Chancellor and Head of the College of Agriculture, Engineering & Science at UKZN. He is an NRF rated scientist as well as a Senior Fellow of Green Matter. Prof Modi has always been a leader in science community outreach initiatives.
Robert Inglis is an NSTF Award winner with over 17 years experience in leading science communication and research engagement initiatives in Southern Africa. Robert has an MPhil. in Science and Technology Studies and is passionate about creating engagement and facilitating interactions between science and society.
Hilary Kromberg has a Masters degree in Musicology (Adolescent Health and Music/ Hip Hop), a BMus (Hons) degree in Music Communication, and a BA degree in Social Anthropology/ Industrial Sociology (sub-majoring in African Literature). Hilary has been working in the strategic communications and creative industry for over 30 years. Before founding Jive Media Africa, Hilary worked at the Madam & Eve cartoon strip as well as for SABC Education.
Jive Media Africa is an Exempt Micro Enterprise (EME) and a Level 4 Contributor to B-BBEE allowing our clients to claim 100% of their spend towards their own scorecard.