Bianca Nkomo

  • Johannesburg , South Africa, 
Bianca Nkomo

Digital assistant, designer, sub-editor at Sunday Times


Exceptionally enthusiastic beaver, always ready to get on board the next project and tackle any challenges. Dynamic one on one communicator, consistently using relationship-building skills, to foster a transparent and harmonious work environment.

Work History

Work History
Mar 2016 - Present

Digital Assistant

Sunday Times Digital

I produce features content for Sunday Times digital and repackage archived content.
I run the site's social media on weekday mornings and weekends and manage 3 people during the upload process on Saturdays.

Aug 2015 - Mar 2016

Mid-level sub-editor and designer

Sunday Times News

Print focus: Designed news pages and sub-edited news stories.
Digital focus: Assisted in increasing Sunday Times online unique users by uploading fresh content. Helped to manage the social media.

Apr 2014 - Jul 2015

Junior designer and Digital Assistant

Sunday Times Lifestyle, Johannesburg

Print focus: Designed captivating magazine-style pages for Fashion Weekly, Home Weekly and the Lifestyle wedding and social pages.
Acquired images for the above by liaising with photographers and writers.
Assured accurate copy through diligent proof reading 
Digital focus: Uploaded digital content.

Nov 2012 - Mar 2014

Junior Designer and Sub-editor

The Herald and Weekend Post 

Achieved clean news page layout and accurate copy free of defamation and libel. Created visually striking pages for the features section. Assisted in the launch of and designed the "Happy News" section of The Herald.

Jan 2012 - Nov 2012

Journalism Cadet

Times Media Group

Received hands-on training from editors, the ombudsman and sub-editors. Reported for various publications in the Times Media Group conglomerate. Relocated to Port Elizabeth for training in design and subbing at the Times Media Group production hub. Interned at a The Herald, Weekend Post and Daily Dispatch using the above newly acquired skills.

Apr 2008 - Dec 2011

Administrative Assistant, 04/2008 to 12/2012

Varsity College Pretoria

Facilitated student registration processes, compiled and managed their personal files thereafter resulting in a clutter-free database. Worked directly with the finance team to resolve billing queries and generated financial aid request letters ensuring students were permitted to study. Performed a night receptionist role, assisting postgraduate students with course information, timetables, and other general queries.


Jan 2010 - Dec 2011

Diploma in Journalism

Varsity College

Print and Broadcast Journalism