MASVINGO - TellZim News, the fastest growing regional newspaper for the southern region of Zimbabwe and multimedia organisation has appointed Theresa Takafuma as news editor with effect from June 1, 2021.
Takafuma, who is an award winning journalist and multimedia expert, will replace Moses Ziyambi who left the organisation to pursue other interests.
TellZim editor Passmore Kuzipa said the well deserving appointment was made after serious consideration and the organisation is very confident that Takafuma has what it takes to be in-charge of the newsroom.
“I would like to congratulate Takafuma for the new appointment. She has defied the odds and proved that women can do it. I am confident that her experience as a multimedia journalist will continue to add value to TellZim News,” Kuzipa said.
Takafuma was with TellZim News for the past five years. Before joining TellZim News she was a correspondent at New Ziana’s provincial paper Masvingo Star.
She has occupied a number of positions within the organisation in marketing and editorial departments, and has been involved in various multimedia projects.
On her part Takafuma said she was confident that she will deliver to the best of her knowledge and take the organisation to the next level.
“I will do my best and I am confident that with the team I am working with, we will take the organisation to greater heights,” said Takafuma.