About Midrand Reporter

For 34 years the Midrand Reporter has been the voice of the community. No-one else delivers news and advertising messages to 28 620 doorsteps in the Midrand area every Thursday.
368 Jan Smuts Ave Craighall Johannesburg Tel: 011 889 0812 Email: [email protected] Classifieds Tel: 087-285-0575 Email: [email protected]

The Team


Simon Sijeku
SALES CONSULTANT
060 817 7109 / 087 285 8190
Nadine Bougaard
TELESALES CONSULTANT
(011) 293-6076 | 083 748 5358
Reabetsoe Tsolo
HOMES SALES CONSULTANT
087 285 7926| 064 644 8314
Lungile Dube
JOURNALIST
Welisa Nene
JOURNALIST
(011) 293-0750
Belinda Pheto
COURT REPORTER
(011) 889-0773

Classifieds


Jeanette Gcoyi
CLASSIFIED SALES SUPPORT
087 285 0575
Esethu Ngcingwana
BIZ SALES CONSULTANT
087 285 0575
Edgar Pobe
BIZ SALES CONSULTANT
087 285 0575
Kedibone Mfetane
BIZ SALES CONSULTANT
087 285 0575
Kandice Govender
CLASSIFIED SALES CONSULTANT
087 285 0575
Karen Wingard
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
087 285 0575
Zoni Strydom
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
087 285 0575
Sophy Dikeledi Matlaletsa
CLASSIFIED ACCOUNTS
087 285 0575
Sharon Chalmers
CLASSIFIED ACCOUNTS
Amanda Lizani
CLASSIFIED SALES CONSULTANT
Mbuso Sokhulu
BIZ SALES CONSULTANT
087 285 0575
Felecia Wessels
CLASSIFIED SALES CONSULTANT
Megan Lennox
CLASSIFIED SALES CONSULTANT
Lianne West
CLASSIFIED SALES CONSULTANT
Samantha Dube
CLASSIFIED SALES CONSULTANT
Cathy van Heerden
CLASSIFIED SALES MANAGER

Distribution


Stephen Tshawe
DRIVER
Tiny Rasakanya
DISTRIBUTION ASSISTANT
Jastinah Ndlovu
DISTRIBUTION MANAGER

Debtors


Rose Motsomane
DEBTORS CLERK
Dikeledi Bele
DEBTORS CLERK
Dineo Motlalehi
DEBTORS MANAGER

Editorial


Beryl Knipe
Sub editor
Patson Mashimbye
NEWSPAPER LAYOUT ARTIST
Stacey Woensdregt
SUB EDITOR/ PROOF READER
Janese Glasscoe
CHIEF SUB EDITOR
Allan Robertson
SUB EDITOR
Sizakele Tshabalala
NEWSPAPER LAYOUT ARTIST
Lucas Khumalo
SENIOR NEWSPAPER LAYOUT ARTIST
Barry Bothma
NEWSPAPER LAYOUT ARTIST
Daniella Potter
Group Editor
0872858108

Production


Bronwyn Goddard
Ad designer DTP Operator
Boitumelo Maloma
Ad designer DTP Operator
Samantha Mohlaloganys
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Selma Du Plooy
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Nooraan Khan
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Gerrit Slabbert
AD TRAFFICKER
Ilda Dalton
PRODUCTION MANAGER
087 285 7913

Online Marketing


Moegtar Solomons
DIGITAL SALES CONSULTANT
087 285 7931| 061 026 3314
Ashley von Zweigbergk
Digital Designer
087 285 8193
Norah Ndlovu
DIGITAL ASSISTANT
Margaret Smith
DIGITAL MANAGER

Sales


Nomsa Tshikudo
PA TO SALES MANAGER
Tsundo Mphuma
Sales Assistant
Chereen Visser
SALES ASSISTANT
Mirriam Mpshe
MEDIA PLANNER
Eleen Du Buisson
ADVERTISING SALES MANAGER

Special Projects


Kate Argo
BEST OF JOBURG EVENT CO-ORDINATOR & STYLIST
Danielle Ashwin
PHOTOGRAPHER
Anja Schmidt
ART DIRECTOR
Wendy Mahlatsi
PA TO EDITOR
Michelle Brink
LO & GET IT EDITOR
011 889 0655

Admin


Lovey Naidu
Admin Manager
Tryphina Mokoena
CLEANER
Sydney Lishiva
HR
Shereen Matthews
CASHIER
Martha Modula
CLEANER
Lorraine de Bruyn
ACCOUNTS CLERK
Lillian Smith
RECEPTIONIST
Norman Dawe
BRANCH MANAGER

Area Statistics

Independent research shows
  • 53 percent of decision-makers living in the Midrand area read the Midrand Reporter versus only 13 percent reading The Daily Sun and 20 percent read The Sunday Times. There are 56 676 purchasing decision-makers in the area.
  • Midrand has always been a cosmopolitan community with a blended racial profile and in 2010 this is still the case with 60 percent black, 22 percent White and 13 percent Indian decision-makers.
  • It’s a younger area (40 percent aged between 25 - 34 versus northern suburbs average of 30 percent), and home language mirrors the racial profile, with 42 percent speaking English, 7 percent Afrikaans, 21 percent Zulu, and 37 percent another language.
  • In terms of communication, the Midrand has high levels of Internet usage (65 percent), residents are also more active on the internet 94 percent of internet users use the internet several times a day versus the Gauteng Average of 59 percent.
  • Midrand decision-makers are more likely to buy a second-hand car (3 percent versus 2 percent), but more likely to buy specialized cosmetics (23 percent versus 10 percent).
  • They are slightly more likely than the average northern suburbs decision-maker to work full-time (78 percent versus 71 percent) and significantly more likely to bulk shop once a month (75 percent versus 57 percent).
*calculated at 2,5 readers per copy
**SOURCE ROOTS 2010

Newspaper Contents

To cater for these demanding readers, the Midrand Reporter has a success formula of local community news. The newspaper pulls the community together by reporting on every newsworthy activity and event that happens within its distribution area. Its duty as a 'village noticeboard' is to inform and educate the local community. The Midrand Reporterhas various sections as well –Autodealer and  Property Week. The motoring supplement, called Autodealer, is an editorially-based supplement of exceptionally high standard.  Relevant motoring news attracts regular readers who follow launches, reviews and other industry news every week.  AutoDealer also includes new and pre-owned dealer advertising, making it easy for readers to find the ideal car to suit their pockets. The property section is called Property Week and showcases various properties on sale or for rent. The Midrand Reporteralso offers its readers a choice of loose pamphlets from various retailers giving them enormous choice in their shopping decisions by showcasing the week’s specials and bargains. The Midrand Reporter is the very best advertising medium to use if you want to reach this vast community in the northern suburbs. At a cost per 1000 copies of R 695.62 (based on a full page, black and white advert) it is extremely cost-effective to penetrate the Midrand market due to us reaching every front door in Midrand. Call us now for a free consultation on how we can assist you with your advertising needs.

Distribution

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Total distribution: 28 620- Delivered on Thursdays
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