Leila Dougan

[intro]South African born entrepreneur and media personality, Allegro Dinkwanyane, is joining The Journalist. Dinkwanyane will be joining the board, as well as focusing on the social media and marketing aspect of the site.[/intro]

Dinkwanyane launched her entertainment website, Orgella Entertainment, in 2011, as well as her PR and marketing agency, Orgella Communications. She is one of the youngest owners of a 100% black owned media company in South Africa.

Dinkwanyane enrolled with the University of Johannesburg to study towards a journalism degree in 2009. Thereafter she moved to the mother city and studied social media and marketing at UCT. She recently added a philosophy qualification to her already impressive list of academic achivements.

Her experience as a journalist and blogger has earned her recognition in the local media and entertainment industry, as well as the rest of the continent.

At just 26 years old, Dinkwanyane is well on her way to being recognised as Africa’s youngest media mogul. She was recently featured by Forbes Women Africa as one of Africa’s youngest female media business owners.

Welcome Allegro, we are so pleased to have you on board!

Follow her on twitter.