With 20 years’ experience in television production and feature films, Jonathan H. Pienaar has garnered a reputation as one of South Africa’s most respected broadcast journalists. His awards include the CNN Journalist of the Year Award, Telkom ICT Award and the Citadel Words on Money Award. A regular producer for Carte Blanche, Pienaar has a strong background in journalism, writing and editing which enables him to bring maturity, experience and a strong aesthetic craftmanship to projects.
More recently Jonathan H. Pienaar has started writing and has been published in Business Day, FinWeek and JSE Magazine. Together with Mandy de Waal he wrote the best selling cover feature for FinWeek for 2012 – “The Business of Pleasure”.
Name: Jonathan Hugo Pienaar
Lives in: Johannesburg, South Africa
Occupation: Director and Screenwriter