Ziyanda Ngcobo

Tagline: Political Commentator

Talent Highlights

  • Investigative Reporting Excellence: From exposing political corruption to delving into the complexities of social justice, Ziyanda’s reporting has earned her accolades and accolades, solidifying her reputation as a premier investigative journalist.
  • Political Insight and Analysis: Her insightful analysis and commentary provide audiences with valuable perspectives on current events and issues, illuminating the intricacies of political landscapes both locally and internationally. 
  • Broadcasting Prowess:  Her engaging on-air presence and articulate delivery captivate audiences, making her a sought-after commentator and moderator for discussions on politics, current affairs, and social issues. 
  • Ethical Journalism Standards: She upholds the highest standards of integrity, accuracy, and impartiality in her reporting, ensuring that her work remains credible and trustworthy. 
  • Inspiring Leadership and Mentorship: Through her leadership and guidance, she empowers the next generation of journalists to strive for excellence and uphold the values of integrity and truth-telling. 

Travels From:

  • Johannesburg, SA

Fee Range:

  • Fees: R35,001 - R50,000



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Ziyanda Ngcobo is a distinguished figure in the realm of journalism, revered for her insightful reporting and adept moderating skills. As a senior politics reporter at Newzroom Afrika, Ziyanda delves deep into the heart of political affairs, unraveling the complexities of South Africa’s dynamic landscape. Her journey in the media industry commenced at VOW FM […]

Ziyanda Ngcobo is a distinguished figure in the realm of journalism, revered for her insightful reporting and adept moderating skills. As a senior politics reporter at Newzroom Afrika, Ziyanda delves deep into the heart of political affairs, unraveling the complexities of South Africa’s dynamic landscape. Her journey in the media industry commenced at VOW FM (Voice of Wits), where her passion for storytelling and unwavering dedication to uncovering the truth first emerged. Since then, she has traversed through various esteemed media organizations, including EyeWitness News, broadcasting on 702, CapeTalk, KFM, and 947 radio stations.

Ziyanda’s repertoire of work extends far beyond conventional reporting; it embodies a commitment to shedding light on critical issues that shape society. Her investigative prowess has been pivotal in unearthing the intricacies of political dynamics within the ruling party, as well as illuminating the somber reality of political killings in KwaZulu-Natal. In recognition of her exceptional contributions, Ziyanda was rightfully acknowledged as the province’s top investigative journalist in 2018, a testament to her unwavering dedication to journalistic integrity and excellence.

Ziyanda Ngcobo | Political Commentator

Background and Expertise:

With a career spanning over years, Ziyanda Ngcobo has amassed a wealth of experience and expertise in the field of journalism. Her journey began with a fervent passion for storytelling and a relentless pursuit of truth, traits that continue to define her illustrious career to this day. Ziyanda’s tenure at VOW FM served as a formative period, honing her skills and nurturing her innate talent for investigative reporting.

Transitioning to larger platforms such as EyeWitness News, Ziyanda’s journalistic prowess flourished, as she fearlessly tackled complex political narratives with precision and nuance. Her in-depth understanding of South Africa’s socio-political landscape, coupled with her relentless pursuit of truth, has cemented her status as a trailblazer in the field of journalism. Ziyanda’s work transcends the confines of traditional reporting, encompassing a diverse range of mediums, from radio to television, where she continues to captivate audiences with her incisive analysis and unwavering commitment to journalistic integrity.

As a seasoned moderator, Ziyanda brings a unique blend of insight and impartiality to every discussion she facilitates. Her ability to navigate contentious issues with grace and poise, while fostering meaningful dialogue, makes her an invaluable asset to any panel or event. Ziyanda’s expertise lies not only in her astute understanding of political dynamics but also in her innate ability to connect with audiences on a profound level, ensuring that every discussion is both engaging and enlightening.

Reasons to Book Ziyanda Ngcobo:

  1. Unparalleled Insight into Political Affairs: Ziyanda Ngcobo’s extensive experience as a senior politics reporter equips her with unparalleled insight into South Africa’s political landscape. From dissecting complex policy issues to analyzing the latest political developments, Ziyanda offers invaluable expertise that adds depth and context to any event.

  2. Masterful Moderating Skills: As a seasoned moderator, Ziyanda possesses the unique ability to navigate sensitive topics with finesse and diplomacy. Her adept moderating skills ensure that every discussion is conducted with professionalism and respect, fostering an environment conducive to meaningful dialogue and exchange of ideas.

  3. Engaging and Dynamic Presenter: Whether on radio, television, or live events, Ziyanda captivates audiences with her engaging presence and dynamic presentation style. Her ability to distill complex information into digestible insights ensures that every presentation is both informative and entertaining.

  4. Commitment to Excellence: Ziyanda Ngcobo’s unwavering commitment to journalistic integrity and excellence shines through in every aspect of her work. Event planners can trust that Ziyanda will deliver a seamless and impactful experience that exceeds expectations.

  5. Unique Perspective: With her background as an investigative journalist, Ziyanda brings a unique perspective to every discussion. Her ability to uncover untold stories and shine a light on overlooked issues adds depth and authenticity to any event.

Booking through Speakers Inc:

When booking Ziyanda Ngcobo through Speakers Inc, event planners can expect a streamlined and professional experience from start to finish. Speakers Inc prides itself on representing top-tier talent from diverse backgrounds, ensuring that clients have access to speakers who can elevate their events to new heights.

By booking through Speakers Inc, event planners can leverage the agency’s extensive network and industry expertise to find the perfect speaker for their specific needs. From initial consultations to on-site coordination, Speakers Inc provides comprehensive support every step of the way, allowing clients to focus on creating memorable experiences for their audiences.

With Speakers Inc’s commitment to excellence and Ziyanda Ngcobo’s unparalleled expertise, event planners can trust that their event will be in capable hands from beginning to end.


In conclusion, Ziyanda Ngcobo stands as a beacon of journalistic integrity and excellence, renowned for her insightful reporting, masterful moderating skills, and unwavering commitment to truth. With a career spanning over years, Ziyanda has earned accolades and admiration for her unparalleled expertise in navigating the complexities of South Africa’s political landscape. As a seasoned presenter and moderator, Ziyanda captivates audiences with her engaging presence and dynamic presentation style, ensuring that every event is both informative and entertaining. By booking Ziyanda Ngcobo through Speakers Inc, event planners can expect a seamless and professional experience, backed by the agency’s commitment to excellence and Ziyanda’s unparalleled expertise in delivering impactful presentations.

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