Johannesburg, South Africa
Serusha Govender is a freelance writer, multimedia journalist, broadcaster, and digital media specialist based both in New York and Johannesburg.
Best known for her work as a South African television correspondent, producer, and field anchor, Serusha has covered stories in more than 20 countries over 5 continents, and reports on breaking news, politics, the environment, health and travel, as well as from the front lines of major conflicts and natural disasters.
She has interviewed Nelson Mandela, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, South African president Jacob Zuma, and other world and industry leaders… she’s also covered presidential elections, the United Nations, and is one of the few journalists to have reported from deep inside the Chernobyl exclusion zone in the Ukraine.
Serusha is also one of the only specialized health & environment journalists from Africa who has reported extensively on pollution, drought and famine, food security, food science, mining, fracking, sustainable energy, climate change, deforestation and draws critical links between these issues and the mainstream news agenda.
As one of the few multi-platform journalists with science training covering conservation and poaching in Southern Africa Serusha works closely with both government and conservation groups. With considerable field experience she is currently working on several global projects on the endangered species trade and wildlife trafficking. She is also working on several multi-publication collaborations on severe health and food issues affecting the developing world.
- Audio capture
- Breaking news
- Video capture