About Lowvelder

For advertisers Lowvelder provides an established product where distribution is guaranteed and you have the upper hand in readership figures. Research has shown that our community newspapers reach 75% of our market while any other daily, weekly or Sunday newspaper doesn’t exceed 20%. Community newspapers are increasing their reach annually while sales figures in the competitive market has fallen dramatically over the past few years.

From an advertising perspective the community newspaper should be the vehicle of choice when it comes to spending advertising budgets.

When Warren Buffet in 2013 invested $344 million in local press he had the following to say:
“Newspapers continue to reign supreme in the delivery of local news. If you want to know what’s going on in your town – whether the news is about the mayor or taxes or high school football – there is no substitute for a local newspaper that is doing its job. A reader’s eyes may glaze over after they take in a couple of paragraphs about national or international news; but a story about the reader himself or his neighbours will be read to the end.”
Address:
12 Stinkhout Crescent
Nelspruit

Tel: +27-13-754-1600
Email: editorial@lowvelder.co.za

Management


Buks Esterhuizen
GM CAXTON LOCAL MEDIA PRINTING & NEWSPAPER SALES
Irma Green
LOWVELD MEDIA MANAGING GROUP EDITOR AND NATIONAL GROUP EDITOR: CAXTON LOCAL NEWSPAPERS
Leonie Jordaan
ASSISTANT BRANCH MANAGER
De Wet Pogieter
EDITOR: LOWVELDER
Marius Bakkes
OUTSIDE BRANCHES MANAGER
Leatitia van Rooyen
PRODUCTION STUDIO MANAGER
Florence Haywood
RECEPTIONIST
Annalize Ferreira
EXECUTIVE PA & HUMAN RESOURCES
Bongani Hlatswayo
EDITOR MPUMALANGA NEWS & MIRROR
Monya Burger
FACTORY AND DISTRIBUTION MANAGER
Roche Esterhuizen
CLASSIFIEDS MANAGER
Linda Pieters
MARKETING MANAGER
Benno Stander
DIGITAL MANAGER

Editorial


Elize Parker
ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALIST
elize@lowvelder.co.za
Wessel Cöhrs
LAYOUT AND DESIGN
Matthys Ferreira
EDITOR: AUTODEALER
Jacques Erasmus
LAYOUT AND DESIGN
Jermaine Sebastian
LAYOUT AND DESIGN
Sandile Maluleke
LAYOUT AND DESIGN
Riaz du Preez
LAYOUT AND DESIGN
Jessica Steyn
SUB EDITOR
Johan Potgieter
SUB EDITOR
Nicolene Olckers
PHOTOGRAPHER
Helene Eloff
EDITOR: NELSPRUIT POST
Retha Nel
EDITOR: CORRIDOR GAZETTE
Mireille de Villiers
NEWS EDITOR
Stefan de Villiers
EDITOR: WHITE RIVER POST & HAZYVIEW HERALD
Carli Koch
SPORT EDITOR
Elbé Meyer
LAYOUT AND DESIGN
Mark Kinnear
PRODUCTION EDITOR
Nakita Fortuin
SUB EDITOR
Trevor Hlungwani
JOURNALIST
Malebo Malemone
LAYOUT AND DESIGN
Nicola du Toit
SUB EDITOR
Elbi Dippenaar
JOURNALIST
Bongani Mashisane
DIGITAL JOURNALIST
Jonothan Hen-Boisen
ONLINE CONTENT CREATOR

Sales


Christine Horn
SALES ADMINISTRATOR
Nicoline Hofmann
SALES CONSULTANT
Veronica Zimbili
SALES CONSULTANT
Raylee Botha
SALES CONSULTANT
RayleeB@Lowveldmedia.co.za
Zandile Nobela
SALES CONSULTANT
Andri Coetzee
SALES CONSULTANT
Angie Reyneke
SALES CONSULTANT
Carmen Koch
DIGITAL SALES CONSULTANT
Suzanne Pietere
SALES CONSULTANT
Colletha Noppé
SALES CONSULTANT
Charmaine Schonborn
ACTING SALES MANAGER
Amanda Joubert
SALES CONSULTANT

Classifieds


Madeleine Whitehair
CLASSIFIEDS CONSULTANT
Danell Wagenaar
BIZ ONLINE CONSULTANT
Anna-Marie van Niekerk
CLASSIFIEDS CONSULTANT
Tanya Gibson
CLASSIFIEDS RECEPTIONIST
Palesa Chiloane
CLASSIFIEDS LAYOUT AND DESIGN
Tina de Kock
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Sonita Steyn
CLASSIFIEDS CONSULTANT
Maryann Lombard
CLASSIFIEDS CONSULTANT
Irene Rogers
CLASSIFIEDS CONSULTANT

Graphics


Jolandi Coetzee
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Hannelie Jansen Van Rensburg
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Hannelie@Lowvelder.co.za
Jeanette Filmer
LAYOUT ARTIST
Alta Hattingh
PROOFREADER
Martel Weweje
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Delene van Straten
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Geraldine Reyneke
COPY CHASER

Admin


Esteé Fourie
DEBTORS CLERK
Carike Duvenhage
BOOKINGS CLERK
Cornelia Potgieter
FINANCIAL ASSISTANT
Marie Kotze
CREDITORS CLERK
Ronel Fourie
BOOKINGS CLERK
Joline van Zyl
FINANCE CLERK
Nolene Nelson
CASHBOOK CLERK
Nicole Joubert
DEBTORS CLERK
Maryna Ogram
DEBTORS CLERK
Rhoda Botha
SENIOR DEBTORS CLERK
Juanita Schnetler
DEBTORS CLERK

Distribution


Basil Nyundu
DRIVER
Glen Themba
DRIVER
Charles Mabuza
DRIVER
John Ngobeni
DRIVER
Rennie Maseko
DRIVER
Penwell Ndumande
DRIVER
Theresa de Beer
CASH OFFICER
Patricia Lubisi
SUPERVISOR COLLATORS
Dorothy Jamal
DISTRIBUTION ASSISTANT

Press


Bongani Gardner
MACHINE MINDER – APPRENTICE
Eliah Lubisi
MACHINE MINDER
Lymon Khoza
PRESS ASSISTANT – MEG’S
Musa Mhlongo
MACHINE MINDER 2
Johannes Mbokane
MACHINE MINDER 1
Boy Mandlazi
MACHINE MINDER
Bafana Mokoena
PRESS ASSISTANT
Rory Watts
PRESS SUPERVISOR AND MACHINE MINDER
Ruan Visser
CTP OPERATOR

Area statistics

It is sold twice weekly on a Tuesday and Friday and covers an area as far as Dullstroom and Lydenburg in the west, Bushbuckridge in the north, Komatipoort in the east and Badplaas in the south.

Newspaper content

Lowvelder is the leader in the local newspaper industry because of its well balanced news content. The dedicated news team boasts a few award winning journalists and tackles anything from hard news to softer community news. The newspaper has various sections which includes hard news, community news, schools news, entertainment, business, features and a lively sport section.

Distribution

Lowvelder Map

Areas

  • Nelspruit
  • White River
  • Kanyamazane
  • Barberton
  • Malelane
  • Lydenburg
  • Hazyview
  • Sabie
  • Graskop
  • Bushbuckridge
  • Waterval Boven
  • Kruger National Park
  • Shongwe
Distribution: Tuesdays - 18 000 | Fridays - 19 500
 

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