Lee is a strategist, trainer, and industry thought leader. His success in launching and positioning channel brands, in addition to his pioneering work in audience management have set many of the standards for our industry.
Hashtag Our Stories Multi-Award Winning Journalist and Co-Founder
Yusuf Omar is a multi-award winning journalist and Co-founder of Hashtag Our Stories, a TEDx speaker, former CNN Senior Social Media Reporter on Snapchat and former Mobile Editor at the Hindustan Times in India where he empowered 750 journalists to tell stories with their phones.
Sumaiya Omar is a Co-founder of Hashtag Our Stories. Sumaiya has spent five years experimenting with emerging news platforms like Snapchat and Instagram in South Africa, India and the UK and has conducted mobile journalism workshops with broadcasters across Europe.
Liz Dunning, has spent much of her career in broadcast marketing, branding and design, working with broadcasters such as the BBC, BT, Disney, Discovery, EMI, Eurovision, ITV, NBC Universal, PBS, Sony, Sky (in Germany, Italy & UK), Swiss TV, UKTV and Zee TV.
With 28 years experience in the Broadcast industry Tim has been involved in multiple facets of the African television, music, events and youth culture space.
He was part of the team to launch the MTV brand in Africa in 2005 and went on to Head up the MTV Base brand on the continent. He also served as Senior Creative Director at Viacom International Media Networks Africa where he headed up creative projects for BET, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana and Angola.
Bio A passionate and award-winning creative mind, success seeker, and respected media professional, Samira Gerin-Singh is fueled by everything broadcast, from storytelling and content creation, to marketing and audience behaviours. With over 10 years broadcast marketing experience, Samira began her career as a promo producer at a creative agency, winning the first ever PromaxBDA Africa […]