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Destiny Careers Magazine recently rebranded to Careers Magazine with Pearl Boshomane Tsotetsi as the Editor in Chief. We find out why she and her team chose to take a step in print media when the medium seems to be dying out as well as reflect on her journey in the media industry.

This week’s edition of #TheSitDownCareers

Guest: Pearl Boshomane Tsotetsie

Pearl Boshomane Tsotetsie began her career when she joined then Avusa Holdings cadet training programme. She worked at TimesLIVE as a copy editor and reporter, before joining the Times newspaper as feature writer. In 2014 she was editor-in-chief of Daily Planet, a cheeky, sociopolitical pop culture website, before it was shut down in 2015 due to company restructuring. That same year, she made the Mail & Guardian’s Young 200 list, before joining the Sunday Times as a reporter and columnist. She was the lifestyle editor of Sunday Times from December 2017 to June 2019. In 2019 she was nominated in the columns category of the Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards. Pearl’s written work has covered a variety of topics, from gender, feminism and abuse to profiles, travel, pop culture and trends.

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Today on #TheSitDownCareers, we are joined by Pearl Boshomane Tsotetsi as we reflect on her career journey in the media industry, her alignment with her personal passion and politics in taking on a position as Editor in Chief for Careers magazine how we as black woman can own our space in our different careers as well as looking at the future of print media in her view.