Media 24: Shelagh Goodwin

Shelagh joined Media24 in 2008

Shelagh Goodwin, General Manager: Human Resources at Media24, is an industrial psychologist that has been a part of Media24 for close to 20 years and parent company Naspers for much longer. In that time, she has taken on the responsibility of executive development and has been involved in the development and implementation of an integrated Talent Management strategy for the core business disciplines (editorial, sales, marketing & leadership), based on the implementation of the leadership pipeline.



Nov 2008 – Present:       General Manager: Human Resources Media24

Jun 2006 – Oct 2008:       Talent Manager, Media24

Jan 2004 – May 2006:      Senior HR Manager, Media24

Apr 2000 – Dec 2003:      Talent Manager, Media24

Apr 1998 – Mar 2000:      Head of OD, Media24

Apr 1996 – Mar 1998:      HR Manager, Via Afrika Limited

Apr 1994 – Mar 1996:      HR Officer, Van Schaik Bookstore

Feb 1993 – Mar 1994:      HR Officer, Naspers Limited



1994 – 1997:                        MA, Industrial & Organisational Psychology,

                                                   University of South Africa

1989 – 1992:                        BA (Hons), Industrial & Organisational Psychology 

                                                   (Cum Laude), University of Cape Town


About Media24

Media24 is South Africa’s leading publisher with interests in digital media and services, newspapers, magazines, e-commerce, book publishing, print and distribution. It is part of Naspers, a multinational group of media and e-commerce platforms.