Broadcaster Carmen Reddy on making it in media

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Carmen Reddy started her journalism career at TuksFM while studying at the University of Pretoria, and has since worked for the likes of 5FM, Primedia, eNCA, and Newzroom Afrika. She is currently a media consultant.

On this episode she speaks to us about:

Starting out on campus radio.

  • Taking risks and proving herself in commercial radio.
  • How her ideas about success have evolved over time.
  • The importance of helping others in the industry.
  • Learning to take no as an answer and adjusting.

Find us by going to www.up.ac.za/leadup and clicking on Podcasts. To listen, you can stream, download, and subscribe online or on your favourite podcast app on your phone. Help us out by rating and reviewing us. New episodes are out on the last Monday of the month.

LeadUP is a production of the University of Pretoria’s Alumni Office. Our host is Lennox Wasara and our team includes Elna Schütz and Samantha Castle. Our sound engineers are Louis Cloete Productions.

To get tips on success and leadership from other prominent UP alumni, find more episodes of the LeadUP Podcast by going to http://www.up.ac.za/leadup and clicking on Podcasts. You can also listen via your favourite podcast app, or on YouTube. Help us out by rating and reviewing us. LeadUP is a production of the University of Pretoria’s Alumni Office. Our host is Lennox Wasara and our team includes Elna Schütz and Samantha Castle. Our sound engineers are Louis Cloete Productions.

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