About Die Pos

The Post/Die Pos was founded in October 1982 by Nicola and Eugéne Diener. The business was later taken over by editor and owner, Danie Stoltz. In 2001 it was again sold to two journalists, Bea Emslie and Keina Swart. Their vision and mission was and still is to this day aimed at working more closely with communities in the Waterberg area. With numerous accolades under the belt The Post/Die Pos is a newspaper to be reckoned with. The newspaper's head offices is based in Bela-Bela (previously Warmbaths). The Post/Die Pos is a community newspaper with the emphasis on promoting everything the Waterberg community has to offer.
The Post/Die Pos circulates in and around Bela-BelaModimolleMookgophong and Vaalwater. This area also includes communities such as Alma, Leeupoort, Elim, Radium, Pienaarsrivier and Settlers.
7 Minnaar Street,
Bela-Bela 0480
Contact: +27(0)14 736 2723
Fax: +27(0)14 736 3428

P.O. Box 16,
Bela-Bela
0480,
South Africa


105 Albert Lethuli Street (next to white Church),
Modimolle
0510
Contact: +27(0)14 717 1774
Fax: +27(0)14 717 2191

Owners/Management


Keina Swart
Owner/Editor
083 654 5820
Bea Emslie
Owner/Manager
083 654 5819

Editorial/Journalists


Andries van der Heyde
Journalist
072 953 7863
Ronél van Jaarsveld
Journalist
083 389 6605
Lorrain Loots
Journalist (Vaalwater)
076 478 1346
Marietjie Steenkamp
Journalist (Mookgophong)
082 295 4067
Carina Bester
Journalist
078 628 9639

Advertisements


Petro Greef
Advertisements
082 421 4429
Maria Oberholzer
Advertisements
082 558 7184

Supplements


Lesley Barnard
Layout/Supplements
072 795 1989

Design/Layout


Willie Nel
Design/Layout
Dion van Eck
Layout/IT

Administration


Anneline du Preez
Accounts
014 736 2723
Kotie Wagner
Administration
014 736 2723
Izobel van der Walt
Administration
014 717 1774
Bela-Bela


Modimolle

 
 

Awards

2007
Sanlam Local Media Awards:
  • 2nd place - Overall Photographer Award
  • 4th place - Writer Hard News

2008
Sanlam Local Media Awards:
  • 1st place - Best Press Photographer of the Year

2009
Sanlam Local Media Awards:
  • 1st place - Best Sports Photographer
  • 2nd place - Best Small Newspaper of the Year Award
  • 3rd place - Best Front Page
  • 4th place - Journalism Hard News
  • 6th place - Writing Editors Comments
  • 10th place - Writing Sports News

2010
Sanlam Local Media Awards:
  • 1st place - Best Press Photographer of the Year

2012
LiN Independent Newspaper Awards:
  • Best Newspaper of the Year
  • Best Supplement of the Year
  • Best Sports Writer of the Year
  • Best Hard News Writer of the Year
  • Best Human Interest Writer of the Year
  • Best Photographer of the Year

2014
Sanlam Local Media Awards:
  • 1st place - Best Photographer of the Year
LiN Independent Newspaper Awards:
  • Best Newspaper of the Year

2015
LiN Independent Newspaper Awards:
  • Best Supplement of the Year
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