Leanne Manas is currently the host of two Business programs on SABC 3 – Business update and Business Focus.
Until recently she was the main news anchor for South Africa’s essential Business Channel – Summit Television.
There she presented the Mobile World – an innovative showcase of advances in global technology.
Leanne also compiled and read Finance news for Radio Algoa, Jacaranda and East Coast Radio.
A qualified Speech and Drama teacher with Honours in English, she started her career as a news anchor at Radio 702.
Leanne then moved to Johnnic Publishing’s African Business Channel where she became the news anchor for Classic fm. She then took a keen interest in Finance journalism and has recently completed a postgraduate certificate in Economics Journalism from Rhodes University. She was also one of the nominees for Sanlams Business Journalist of the year awards in 2002. In her spare time she teaches Television skills to students at On Cue Communications.