Francis Herd – Financial Journalist Facilitator

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Francis Herd - Financial Journalist Facilitator
Francis Herd - Financial Journalist Facilitator

Francis Herd – Financial Journalist Facilitator

Francis Herd – Financial Journalist Facilitator is currently the face of SABC’s prime-time television business news and she is a commentator on SAFM. Francis is now available through Speakers Inc.

Francis began her career as a news reporter and anchor at Talk Radio 702 and she was involved in the launch of South Africa’s first independent 24-hour news channel, eNCA.

Francis Herd – Financial Journalist Facilitator

She is passionate about ensuring that financial news moves beyond jargon and numbers and it is made relevant to a wide audience whose lives are profoundly affected by economic decisions.

Francis has interviewed South Africa’s top policy makers, global and local business leaders. She is an accomplished presenter whose experience in broadcasting varies from national budget announcements to the live coverage of elections and Nelson Mandela’s funeral.

She holds an honours degree in Politics from Wits and an MBA at GIBS. Her thesis focused on how company crises test and expose relationships between business leaders and journalists. Follow Francis on Twitter.

Francis Herd – Financial Journalist Facilitator

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