Palesa is a Public Relations and Communications professional who began her career in 2003 as owner of the youth advertising agency Short Left Advertising. She has led various campaigns and projects in her career and has extensive experience in integrated, internal and external communications and marketing. Palesa has worked for Brand South Africa in London and for Jenni Newman Public Relations, and has headed the communications department for the Business Connexion Group. She’s also a writer and has appeared in some of South Africa’s leading lifestyle publications, as well as writing a column for The Star newspaper. Palesa has a University of Johannesburg Media Studies qualification.
She has joined Vuma Reputation Management as a Business Director.