Linda Fekisi is originally from a small border town called Sterkspruit in the Eastern Cape.
In 2011 she was part of a research team for a documentary on xenophobia that was produced by Kagiso Media and flighted on Motheo FM and community radio stations. In the same year, she produced a current affairs show for campus radio station, Kovsie FM, and was a student assistant for the UFS Strategic Communication Department.
In 2012 she was elected onto the National Executive Committee of the Association of Catholic Tertiary Students (ACTS) as the Media and Publicity officer.
Linda completed her honours in Media Studies and Journalism at UFS in 2013.
In 2014 she worked as a cadet for ANN7 and The New Age newspaper in the Free State. She currently resides in Cape Town where she works for The Journalist.