Thabo is a graduate of the Nelson Mandela University with a BA in Media, Communications and Culture. He also holds a Master’s degree in Media Studies with a particular focus on the use of digital technologies for political communication by marginalized groups of people. Thabo has worked across a range of media disciplines, teaching modules in the fields of Film & Video Production, Newswriting, Broadcast Journalism and Contemporary Cultural Studies, with special focus on African Cultural Studies. He has also worked in the non-governmental sector as a Film and Media Specialist prior to joining Vinston, a China-based English-second language service provider in the role of a Digital Media Specialist. He joined the LRC as the Communications Officer in March 2019 and has been integral in strengthening the digital footprint of the organisation.