About

PRISM Young Voices

The PRISMs Young Voices previously known as the PRISMs Young Judges, is an exciting opportunity, that is a partnership between the PRISM Awards and the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA). The initiative offers 10 young and dynamic communications enthusiasts the opportunity to not only be part of the PRISM Awards but to also be mentored by some of the best in the communications and PR industry.

Launched in 2017 by then PRISM Awards Co-convenor, now Convenor, Palesa Madumo the initiative provides young people with the opportunity to judge the awards alongside industry experts, receive mentorship and per-to-peer training relating to the communications industry.

Call to enter

The entries for the PRISM Young Voices are open. Entrants for PRISM Young Voices must:

  • Be between the ages of 21 and 30.
  • Have at least two (2) years’ experience in the public relations and communication environment OR be actively involved in the industry in one way or another OR be a final-year student studying public relations or communication.
  • Reside in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal or the Cape.
  • Write 500 words motivation on why you should be selected OR send a minute-long video version to entries@prism-awards.co.za.
  • Deadline: Sunday, 09 February 2020
  • Tweet about your entry tagging and follow the PRISMYoungVoices @theprismawards. Use the hashtags #PRISMYoungVoices and #PRISMAwards20.

The Current PRISM Young Voices

Dorcas Dube

Marketing and Communications Manager at Partners for Possibility

Bio needed

Fezeka Hadebe

3rd year Public Relations Student at University of Johannesburg

Bio needed

Courtney Jacobs

Publicist at Courtney Chandré Communications

Bio needed

Tina Lepan

PR Executive at Verve Marketing and Communication

Bio needed

Makoma Maponya

Stakeholder Liaison at Reputation Matters

Bio needed

Monare Matema

Associate Architect at DNA Brand Architects

Bio needed

Siyabonga Ngcobo

Marketing Manager at Uber South Africa

Bio needed

Carel Scheepers

Senior Strategist at Havas Media

Bio needed

Ayanda Siswana

Account Manager at Flow Communications

Bio needed

Sicelo Vilakazi

Digital Strategist at Meropa Communications

Bio needed

PRISM Young Voices Alumni

  • Sanele Mashinini

  • Wynand Monyeseala

  • Warren Mposi

  • Simone Carter

  • Phushaza Sibiya

  • Floyd Magubane

  • Sithulile Mbayi

  • Nontobeko Vilakati

  • Simbongile Ndlangisa

  • Boitumelo Molusi

  • Khangelani Dziba