The Team

Sally Braham – Owner and Account Director

Sally started her career in public relations with Grey Impact, part of the Grey Group of Advertising in 1982. Until June 1987, Sally was a junior partner and director of Rudram Stewart and Associates and Rudram & Associates respectively, where she worked in public relations for seven years – initially as an account executive, then account manager and junior partner, before becoming a director. In July 1989, she formed her own public relations consultancy.

During the course of 1993/94, Sally consulted to TSPR on several accounts including Denel Informatics, Werksmans Attorneys, SRK Consulting, the IOD, Unilever (launch of Ola Ice Cream in SA) and McCann-Erickson Advertising. Other past clients include: The Damelin Education Group, ADvTECH, Furniture City, Justine, Southern Sun Hotels (including the SA Formula 1 Grand Prix), Southern Sun Timesharing, UTICO Holdings and Willards Foods.

 

Michelle Walbank – Senior Account Manager

Michelle started her career in PR at Howard Mellet & Associates, after obtaining a BA in Applied Public Relations. Clients included 3Com, Duxbury Networking, PM Tech and Scania. In 2004 she moved to ChilliBush where her client portfolio included Stafford Bro’s & Draeger, Go Open Source, T-Systems, GIMT, Canon and Pikitup. In December 2005 she joined Emperor’s Palace, as Guest Relations Departmental Co-ordinator. Michelle became a valuable member of the SBPR Communications team in April 2007.

 

Rachel Megwe – Account Executive

Rachel Mekgwe is an Account Executive with SBPR Communications. In this role Rachel assists the Account Director and Accounts Manager providing assistance with all media and public relations activities.  She joined SBPR Communications in September 2017.

Rachel is a qualified Public Relations professional and holds a National Diploma in Public Relations Management from the University of South Africa (UNISA). Before joining SBPR Communications she worked for Fundi Communications and Advertising in 2013, spent four years as a Public Relations Assistant working on various accounts. In 2011/12 she was a Marketing Intern at Sci-Bono Discovery Centre an NGO in Newtown, Johannesburg.

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