“If my career has no impact on my community, then I would progress alone. I do not want that, I want everybody to win with me.” Anelisa Tuswa.
Joining other influential young Africans channeling black magic and putting the name of the continent on the globe through excellence in leadership and performance in different sectors is goal-driven, multi-skilled South African Business Journalist, Anelisa Tuswa.
At just 28, broadcaster, business journalist and a financial-wellness activist Anelisa Tuswa is a force to reckon with in her home country. With years of industry experience and a wealth of knowledge, the beloved media personality known for her witty and down to earth persona has been able to endear herself to her audience, constantly dishing out from her well of knowledge on financial matters.
Tuswa’s passion for financial education is her biggest drive. With lens set on educating and informing South Africans, she hopes for a more developed and progressive world:
“I see a country where the middle and lower class can better understand money-related topics,” she says.
So far, Tuswa has worked for various companies including CNBC Africa, eNCA and eTV. She currently works with @etvonline. She has also been contributing on air at Metro FM and Radio2000, feeding her audience with up to the minute business news.
Born on the 20th of May 1993, she had her High School education at Walmer High in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape. She obtained her undergraduate and Postgraduate qualifications at the University of Witwatersrand. For her undergraduate degree in BA, she majored in Political Sciences and International Relations. She holds Honours in Journalism and Media studies where she specialised in Broadcast journalism and Financial Journalism.
Following her outstanding performance in media since graduating, she was named the most valuable and resourceful alumni by the Wits Xhosa Cultural Union of Students in 2015, among other accolades.