Lecturer, Financial Journalism
Kevin Davie convenes the financial journalism programme at Wits which includes classes at Masters and Honours level as well as for certificate. The courses cater for community media, aspirant and experienced journalists.
Kevin also co-leads a narrative stream for Masters students who complete their research requirements in long-form writing projects, often telling their own personal stories.
A journalist since 1981, Kevin has held senior positions at numerous SA media houses. He was a Nieman Fellow in 1995/6 and a pioneer in online publishing in South Africa. Until January 2020 he was Business Editor at the Mail & Guardian and is an active, practicing journalist. See some of Kevin’s work here and here.