SACOMM – The South African Communications Association, is a professional body that represents academics from around southern Africa working in communications and related fields.
To encourage contact and co-operation among Communication Departments in the various tertiary education institutions offering Communication Studies. To provide a forum to promote communication research, collaboration, and debate among communication practitioners, communication industry professionals, academics, and students. To promote networking and academic debate. To facilitate professional communication practice in Southern Africa
President: Prof. Tanja Bosch, University of Cape Town
Deputy President: Prof. Mehita Iqani, University of the Witwatersrand
SACOMM Administrator: Annelize Vermeulen – Tel: +27 (0)12 426 6016
Interest Group Convenors:
MEDIA STUDIES AND JOURNALISM – Prof Zandi Carol Lesame, University of Limpopo
SCREEN STUDIES – François Smit, AFDA Johannesburg
CORPORATE COMMUNICATION – Prof. Mehita Iqani, University of the Witwatersrand
COMMUNICATION STUDIES – Dr. Sandra Pitcher, University of Kwazulu-Natal
COMMUNICATION EDUCATION AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT – Dr Rofhiwa Mukhudwana, University of South Africa
COMMUNICATIONS ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM – Prof Glenda Daniels, University of the Witwatersrand & Prof viola candice Milton, University of South Africa
Emerging Scholars: Ms Sylvia Skhosana, University of South Africa and Mr Collen Chambwera, University of Johnnesburg.