HEAD OF NEWS
Armed with twenty years worth of experience in the television news industry, Robyn Smith heads up the Cape Town TV news team. She has worked at tv stations in South Africa and abroad, and has a wealth of experience in reporting, anchoring, producing, editing and news planning. She’s also worked in the social media content creation space both locally and internationally.
Robyn was named regional and national Vodacom Journalist of the Year in the television news category in 2007 and is also a CNN International Professional Program fellow, having completed training at the CNN headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.
Passionate about mentoring young journalists and using her platforms to bring about change, Robyn joined Cape Town TV in June 2020. She’s spent the past few months working closely with the team to improve the news bulletin.
Robyn is an ambassador for several charity organisations. Her mission is to uplift, inspire and empower people through storytelling. She describes herself as a free spirit with a passion for travel and changing the narrative of the African continent.