Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp is one of the most recognized personalities in South Africa.
She recently joined the breakfast TV show Expresso on SABC3. She is well known for her past radio shows on 5fm and Jacaranda 94.2 and TV presenting for Mnet, Supersport and Kyknet.
She is highly influential in social media and is considered one of the most influential tweeters in SA. Elana also regularly produces video content for her self-produced show Handheld by Elana Afrika on Facebook and YouTube.
Elana is in enormous demand on the corporate speaking and MC circuit. Her clients include Pick n Pay, Old Mutual, SAB, University of Stellenbosch, City of Cape Town, Nedbank, Absa, Telkom, UNISA, Deloitte, Sanlam, Kia Motors South Africa. A recent highlight includes launching 3D TV across South Africa for Sony Japan.
Elana’s CSI work includes an ongoing mentorship program with her alma mater, Parow High School in the northern suburbs of Cape Town. She is also an ambassador for CANSA, the Sunflower Fund and the charity-extension of the Cape Town Carnival.
She’s an astute businesswoman, university graduate and runs her own media consultancy. Her future business interests include a social media and content placement agency.
Elana knows how to play and makes still time for rest and relaxation: Elana’s hobbies include winemaking, kayaking and cooking. She’s a keen golfer and honorary member of several premium golf courses in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Her interest in the sport has seen her host the annual Gary Player Invitational and MTN Shoot-outs.
Elana features regularly in the media – recent editorial includes YOU, Huisgenoot, Marie Claire, Woman & Home, Times Live, Cosmopolitan, House & Leisure, Rapport, Sunday Times Lifestyle, Beeld, Cape Argus and Kuier.