Devi Sankaree Govender (born 5 September 1972) is a television journalist who has won numerous awards. She has become a household name in the broadcast media industry. She is well-known for her brazen attitude.
With almost two decades and five years of experience, she is also a well-known figure in the sector. Devi has inspired and is a role model to many who aspire to follow in her professional footsteps.
She has made a name for herself not just as a television journalist, but also in the print media, as a result of her exceptional talent for writing and presenting.
According to her, Working with Carte Blanche has been one of the most rewarding experiences of her life.
|WIKI FACTS & ABOUT DATA OF DEVI SANKAREE GOVENDER|
|Full Name:||Devi Sankaree Govender|
|Born:||5 September 1972|
|Place of Birth:||Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa|
|Nationality:||Indian, South African|
|Boyfriend • Husband:||Perumal Moodley|
|Children:||Sayuran and Kaiyuree|
|Occupation:||Journalist • Tv Personality|
Devi Sankaree Govender was born on the 5th day of September in 1977 in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. She has a sister.
Moganagie Govender, Devi‘s mother, died on May 11, 2020, after a seven-year battle with breast cancer. She was 71 years old at the time. She paid respect to her late mother on social media. She described her mother as a “fighter, intelligent and resilient with a sense of humor”
Her mother was born in Inanda, Kwazulu-Natal, and graduated from Verulam High School, where she married her father shortly after graduation.
She did not have the opportunity to pursue a degree at a university, but she gave it her all to raise her girls.
Devi Sankaree Govender graduated from the University of South Africa (UNISA) with a Higher Diploma in Education in 1997. Before that she earned an Honors degree in Drama and Performance Studies in 1994.
In the year 2000, she earned a post-graduate diploma in business management from the University of Kwazulu-Natal. She bagged her MBA degree in 2002
In 1994, Devi Sankaree Govender began her career as a journalist. During her time at the University of Natal, she began working as a professional radio journalist.
She went on to work as a freelance talk show host for Lotus FM. She also worked as a music program host.
Devi Sankaree Govender secured a teaching job while working as a freelancer on radio and left after a year when she was offered a full-time job as a talk show host on Lotus FM.
This was the point at which she began to establish a presence and a reputation. The majority of her listeners adore her for taking a clear approach to national issues. These were frequently delicate and contentious matters.
After becoming a freelance presenter for Eastern Mosaic, a show on SABC1, she recorded her first television break in 1996. Numerous doors and opportunities arose as a result of her outstanding success in the media industry.
She got a job as a weekly writer for the Sunday Times in 1998 and began writing a weekly column called Devi Sankaree Govender on Sunday, which she did for sixteen years. She became the Features Editor in Durban a year after joining the newspaper company.
More importantly, the year 2004 will be remembered as a pivotal year in Devi Sankaree Govender‘s writing career. The reason for this is that she was awarded the renowned British Council creative writing scholarship. In the same year, she interviewed Nelson Mandela, the former President of South Africa.
She joined the Carte Blanche as an investigative journalist in 2002, at the age of 21. She went on to work at Carte Blanche for 18 years and has earned a reputation for being brave in her exposes exposing corruption and criminality, despite the various dangerous situations she and her crew have encountered.
She left Carte Blanche in 2020 to start up her media communications company. She currently owns a personal blog and has a website devihq.com
Devi Sankaree Govender is currently married and has two children.
She is married to Perumal Moodley. Sayuran and Kaiyuree are the two children born to their union.
She is a motivation and role model to numerous South African ladies. Her wedding to her husband has been one of the most talked about in the SA media scene.
Devi Sankaree Govender is active on social media. She posts very engaging topics and pictures of her family and workplace. She has a large fanbase and her Instagram handle is @devi_hq
The South African renowned figure, Devi Sankaree Govender whose expertise has assisted the nation in the area of Journalism has garnered an estimated net worth of $2,000,000-$5,000,000.