Hannah Viviers’ Resume

Hannah Viviers


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Career Profile

Journalism Experience: Expert media interviewer. 15 years of deadline-driven reporting. Seven years of anchoring live TV News and Current Affairs.

Leadership Interviews

Leadership Interview with Phuti Mahanyele, a South African Business Executive, considered one of the most influential women in Africa

Interview with Former Mozambique President Joaquim Chissano – Part 1

Interview on the Mobile Revolution in Africa with South African Entrepreneur and Author  Alan Knott-Craig III

Business News Anchor Experience

Interview about South Africa’s Electricity Crisis with Doug Kuni

Budget Tax Implications – Part 1

Career Summary

TV Work Experience
Dream BIG TV Show Host and Producer May 2013 – Current
Urban Brew Studios
Talk Show Host for Mental Health Program
January 2015 – July 2015
CNBC Africa
Business News Anchor
January 2012 – August 2012
South African Broadcasting Corporation
TV News Anchor and Producer
Business News Editor from 2008
April 2005 – December 2011
Independent Newspapers (Pretoria News) January 2004 – August 2004
Caxton (Rekord West Community Newspaper) January 2003 – December 2003
Other Work Experience
Gateway News (Christian Online Publication)
January 2017 – Present
The Beautiful Series Event
Founder and Lead Organiser
(Women’s Ministry Project)
October 2016 – Present
Media Training Coach September 2009 – 2015


WITS Business School
Management Advancement Program (Postgraduate NQF Level 8) 2009
Tshwane University of Technology (Formerly known as Pretoria Technikon)
Journalism Degree 2005

Employment History

South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)

April 2005 – December 2011

The SABC is South Africa’s Public Broadcaster providing a range of media services.

Fulfilled producer and news anchor role.

Later worked as specialist financial journalist.

Work as a financial journalist eventually led to a business editor position.

My work included developing content for our business news as well as working with video editors, journalists across the country and various line staff to ensure we had a well produced program each weekday.


CNBC Africa

January 2012 – August 2012

Global Brand CNBC brings audiences business news including stock market and financial updates.

For CNBC Africa, headquartered in Johannesburg South Africa and aired in over 45 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, fulfilled News Anchor duties focused on reporting on the latest Business Developments, Financial Market updates around the globe as well as Interviewing Guests.

Also facilitated high level debates for Business and Government Led Initiatives.

Other Interests
I enjoy writing and have an avid interest in Natural Health.
This led me to writing a book on my own natural healing journey.

Professional Development

  1. Current Mentee in the Cherie Blair Mentorship Program for Women Entrepreneurs
  2. Social Media Marketing training with Forbes’ Top 50 Social Media Influencer Sandi Krakowski