Juanita Pienaar

Editorial Assistant at Bizcommunity
Location:Cape Town, South Africa


Juanita Pienaar is an editorial assistant for the Marketing & Media news portal at Bizcommunity.com and is also a contributing writer.

Current employment

Editorial assistant
#DesignIndaba2020: Nassia Inglessis creates dynamic environments which embody the human presence

Greek designer engineer Nassia Inglessis, founder of experimental design studio, Studio INI, has been announced as one of the speakers at the 2020 Design Indaba Conference...

By Juanita Pienaar 10 Jan 2020

#DesignIndaba2020: Natsai Audrey Chieza promoting sustainability and eliminating waste in fashion

Designer Natsai Audrey Chieza founder and director of multidisciplinary agency Faber Futures will be speaking at the 2020 Design Indaba Conference...

By Juanita Pienaar 2 Jan 2020

#Newsmaker: Brian Carter reveals winning recipe for Digitas Liquorice's successful 2019 run

Brian Carter, executive creative director at Digitas Liquorice tells Bizcommunity what the recent 'Agency of the Year' Smarties Award means to Digitas Liquorice, and reveals their winning recipe...

By Juanita Pienaar 20 Dec 2019

#Newsmaker: Carla Worth, newly appointed deputy MD at Digitas Liquorice

Digitas Liquorice appointed Carla Worth as its new deputy managing director earlier this year, and announced that she will steer the agency through its next phase of growth while further entrenching digital innovation for brands...

By Juanita Pienaar 10 Dec 2019

#DesignIndaba2020: Ibrahim Mahama calls to expand the sensibilities of both art and the world at large

Ibrahim Mahama, a Ghanaian author and artist, has been announced as one of the speakers at next year's Design Indaba Conference...

By Juanita Pienaar 9 Dec 2019

#IABInsightSeries: Digital influencer marketing in the spotlight

Influencer marketing is a young segment in digital marketing, yet it is one that is growing rapidly and is taking up a key role in marketing campaigns. Episode 12 of the IAB's Insight event series focused on this topic. We interviewed the panellists to get their views on the topic...

By Juanita Pienaar 6 Dec 2019

#DesignIndaba2020: Kinya Tagawa "to plot for the future" as speaker

Kinya Tagawa, a Japanese award-winning design engineer who runs international design agency Takram, with studios in Tokyo and London, has been selected as one of the speakers for next year's Design Indaba Conference...

By Juanita Pienaar 2 Dec 2019

#Newsmaker: Legend Manqele shares his vision for the new Destiny and Destiny Man

Juanita Pienaar talks to Legend Manqele who shares what it took to get where he is today, listing a couple of career highlights and he also elaborates on his vision and approach for the new Destiny and Destiny Man magazine...

By Juanita Pienaar 27 Nov 2019

Scopen's Cesar Vacchiano analyses the 2019 Agency Scope Study

Juanita Pienaar chats to president and CEO of Scopen International, Cesar Vacchiano, who visited South Africa earlier this month to present the findings from the recent Agency Scope Study...

By Juanita Pienaar 22 Nov 2019

#Newsmaker: Up close with The Next Brand Ambassador winners

Sharadel Reddy, Chase Geyer and Mpho Monareng proved that they have what it takes to step into the competitive marketing industry when they were crowned the winners of the debut season of SABC3's The Next Brand Ambassador.

By Juanita Pienaar 21 Nov 2019

#Newsmaker: Caesarstone's 2019 Student Designer, Kgothatso John Malange

Hailing from Alexandra in Johannesburg, Kgothatso John Malange is a design force to be reckoned with and was recently announced as the official winner of the Caesarstone Student Designer of 2019, placing him in the ranking as South Africa's most promising designer...

By Juanita Pienaar 19 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Chantelle Goliath on her humble beginnings, her road to glory

Born and raised in Klipfontein, Chantelle Goliath went from cleaning other people's homes to becoming a businesswoman and entrepreneur who owns an import and export company - Milli Distributions...

By Juanita Pienaar 15 Nov 2019

Social Media Landscape Briefings: Understanding the dynamics of Generation Fluid

Mike dos Santos, co-author and strategic director at Joe Public Shift, and Kalliebree Keynerd, head of social at Joe Public, presented at the recent Social Media Landscape Briefing on Generation Z, aka Generation Fluid, and elaborated on why marketers need to start focussing more on this demographic of the market...

By Juanita Pienaar 15 Nov 2019

#Newsmaker: Jacaranda FM's Martin Bester on being the Best of Pretoria

Jacaranda FM's Martin Bester recently walked away with the title of Favourite Local Radio Personality at the Best of Pretoria Readers' Choice Awards, which was held at Candlewoods Boutique Venue in Centurion. Here, Bester shares more about what the recognition means to him and what excites him about the station and where it is going...

By Juanita Pienaar 11 Nov 2019

#Newsmaker: Harmony Katulondi on his new gig as host of The Taste Master

Presenter, Harmony Katulondi has been announced as the host of SABC 3's new reality show, The Taste Master...

By Juanita Pienaar 6 Nov 2019

Why human creativity is still needed to navigate radical innovation

Publicis Machine's Amanda Alves elaborates on why human creativity and innovation are still needed to navigate 4IR. She also lets us in on which skills will be most at risk of commoditisation, as AI and machine learning enter the workplace...

By Juanita Pienaar 4 Nov 2019

#Newsmaker: Duke's Loops Madikane on the importance of utilising young talent in the marketing industry

Duke's Loops Madikane on how young professionals can overcome challenges in the marketing industry...

By Juanita Pienaar 29 Oct 2019

Social Media Landscape Briefings 2019: The fragmentation of social media into niche social platforms

Godfrey Parkin from Britefire presented a talk on the fragmentation of social media into niche social platforms at the 2019 Social Media Landscape Briefings...

By Juanita Pienaar 28 Oct 2019

CSO+Partners on Demographica partnership and creating business-led customer experience strategies

B2B marketing agency Demographica recently partnered with CSO+Partners, a premium strategic business consultancy that integrates three types of thinking - future thinking, behavioural planning and systems design - to help businesses succeed...

By Juanita Pienaar 24 Oct 2019

#Newsmaker: M&C Saatchi Abel's Jason Harrison on its successful eight-year partnership with Heineken

M&C Saatchi Abel founding partner and group managing director Jason Harrison on why Heineken winning the number one beer brand for the third year in a row at the Sunday Times Top Brands Awards is a validation of a successful eight-year partnership...

By Juanita Pienaar 21 Oct 2019

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