Vaylen Kirtley

Vaylen Kirtley is an award winning broadcaster with over 20 years of experience. After working at the South African national broadcaster for many years as a television sport presenter and producer on the national breakfast show and anchoring major domestic and international sport productions for the SABC, she moved to commercial continental news channel, Newzroom Afrika where she is the sport editor and anchors sport during the evening prime programs.

Together with a Masters degree in journalism from Wits and a deep passion for storytelling, she has covered stories from racism and discrimination in sport to the politics and history of women’s football in her home country.