Our story

iNtatheli, which means journalist or storyteller in isiZulu, was created to provide an array of media and communication services to the non-profit, academic and media sectors. Its pillars of service are media training and the provision of tailor-made digital content solutions.  

iNtatheli recognises the importance of telling the stories of Africa's people who are achieving the extraordinary. By telling these stories, we envision ourselves as the continent’s leading visual storytellers, chronicling the experiences and lives of the most vulnerable and marginalized communities.

Our media training offering is designed to fill the skills gap in newsrooms and to help communicators, researchers and non-governmental organisations improve their communications style to effectively deliver their key messages.


“Inthatheli media has a deep understanding of the media world, positioning them as a perfect fit to help their clients to build a sustainable way of engaging with the media. Their approach in rooted in their sophisticated knowledge of how journali...

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The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF, would like to testify that Intatheli Media, under the leadership of Dianne Hawker and Candice Bailey, have worked closely with the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism (IAJ) ...

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“The iNtatheli team was contracted as subject matter experts to deliver five webinars based on the reporting of the court's manual. The iNtatheli duo was excellent in their implementation of the five webinars, they sourced the entire pan...

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Dianne Hawker


Is a multimedia journalist with 18 years of experience including working on specialist video products and features.

Is an access to information specialist, trainer and journalist. She excels in teaching academics to communicate simply.