OUR STORY

BACKGROUND

Joziwood Media is a company of Video Content Specialists that develops new formats and produces various forms of content for television and digital distribution. 
 
 We are an affiliate of the Matrix Group, and our company’s key focus lies in Reality, Lifestyle, and Entertainment – specializing in creating premium video content that is relevant to the culture; that moves, influences, and inspires audiences all while meeting the brands needs.

TEAM

Mpho Mtembu

CEO & Executive Producer

Mpho Mtembu realised he had a passion for radio, television, film, and the media industry at large. This led him to enrolling at Boston Media House where he obtained a diploma in Media Studies (Television & Video Production).

He started his career working at a campus radio station (UJ FM) as a news anchor and show contributor and further went on to work as a Content Producer at a national radio station (5 FM).

Over the years Mpho stepped into an international production company serving as Producer and Head of Post-Production where he created and oversaw reality TV shows and documentary TV shows for international TV channel – FOX Life Africa.

He further went on to produce and edit music videos for local mainstream musicians such as Kwesta, BigStar Johnson and Manu WorldStar just to name a few, as well as short brand pieces for well-known FMCG, Telecom, Banking and popular TV brands.

Sandile Sagela

COO & Executive Producer

Sandile Sagela holds a Diploma in Video and Media Studies from Boston Media House. He serves as a video content specialist with experience producing an array of video content for television and digital platforms.

Sandile has worked in various leadership roles that gave him a strong storytelling muscle honed through his background curating content for some of DStv’s local interest and Pan-African channels, where he was able to develop, produce and direct long-form TV reality and documentary series content, as well as short-form TV promos.

He also sharpened his skills curating video content for marketing and advertising purposes – working at agencies and managing various entertainment, sports, lifestyle, and corporate brands, in areas which he produced and directed branded content and digital content such
as short-form promos, event inserts, and documentary inserts.

Kgaugelo Maphai

Non-Executive Director

Kgaugelo is a marketer and entrepreneur who has experienced all aspects of marketing, media and communications within the client, media owner, creative and media agency environments during his 23-year career. 

He has worked within the hospitality, broadcasting and advertising sectors, and has held a number of key management and leadership positions including Advisory Board member at Kagiso Media (Pty) Ltd, Group Marketing Services Manager at Peermont Global (Pty)Ltd, National Sales Manager at East Coast Radio (Pty) Ltd, Sales manager at Etv and most recently was Managing Director at The MediaShop.

Currently he is CEO of Magnia Investment Holdings which is his investment vehicle which has commercial interests in Marketing and communications(Marcomms), technology (ICT) energy and logistics. Kgaugelo is currently also chairman and Director at Matrix Communications Group, a Marcomms holding company he founded in 2020. He is also a director at Brandswell (Pty) Ltd, Dream Team Talent Management (Pty) Ltd, Joziwood Media (Pty) Ltd, Integer/Hotspot(Pty) Ltd, TMI Media; Anomaly Digital.

His passion has always been about understanding the diverse South African consumer landscape, their behaviour and influences, and finding ways to connect brands with them by also assisting brands to communicate effectively with consumers to grow market share.
He studied at the AAA school of advertising and in 2019, completed a Strategic Executive Programme at the Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts in the USA.

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