Ms Anneke Nel


Office: IT Building 6-46, Hatfield Campus
Tel: +27 12 420 5025

BIS Publishing, BIS (Hons) Publishing (Cum Laude), MIS Publishing (Pretoria)

Ms Nel joined the Department in 2016. She is currently busy with her PhD, focussing on behaviour change communication in public health, under the supervision of Prof. Beth le Roux and Prof. Ina Fourie.
  • Publishing history
  • Communication
  • Health communication
  • Media and publishing
  • Print culture
  • Magazine publishing
Researcher ID profile:
Modules offered
Module coordinator and lecturer:
  • PUB 210 – Publishing: Copy-editing
  • PUB 321 – Publishing: Publishing in the magazine and corporate environment
  • PUB 712 – Publishing: Advanced e-publishing
  • PUB 722 – Publishing: Management and finances
  • PUB 723 – Publishing: Organisation and processes
  • PUB 725 – Publishing: Global developments and trend
  • PUB 728 – Editorial practice: Advanced copy-editing and editorial project management
  • PUB 110 – Publishing: The book publishing environment
  • PUB 120 – Publishing: The South African book publishing environment
  • PUB 724 – Publishing: Developments and trends in South Africa


  • JCP (Joint Community Project) – Community liaison for publishing students. For any publishing-related outreach opportunities, please contact Ms Nel via email ([email protected]).
Postgraduate supervisor
  • Honours research reports
Recent publications and presentations
  • Radebe, T. Smit, M., Ramodisa, N., Caseslls, L., Nel, A., Young, S., Janse van Rensburg, M. and Lister, H. 2021. IPECP in Storytelling. Collaboration to amplify citizen’s voices. AfrIPEN conference paper.
  • Nel, A., Smit, M., Mokoka, T., Cassells, L., Lister, H., Janse van Rensburg, M., and Ramodisa, N. 2021. A pilot project sharing the narratives of community members participating in COSUP and the homeless initiatives in the city of Tshwane through digital storytelling. Flexible Futures conference paper.
  • Lister, H., Nel, A., and Radebe, T. 2021. Storytelling in community engagement. Fall Learning & Sharing Virtual Series conference paper.
  • Nel, A. 2020. Propaganda and disinformation used to shape apartheid policy by the official South African Defence Force magazine “Paratus” 1970-1988. SHARP conference paper.
  • Nel, A. 2019. Propaganda as used in the official South African Defence Force magazine – Paratus, 1970-1988. Master’s dissertation: University of Pretoria.
  • Nel, A. 2017. The propaganda machine: a study of the official South African Defence Force magazine – Paratus. Book History and Print Culture conference paper.
  • 2021 Recipient of the annual Peter Underwood book prize for academic research achievement for completing her Master’s degree titled Propaganda as used in the official South African Defence Force magazine - Paratus, 1970-1988
  • 2017-2018 Academic excellence merit bursary
  • Avid reader
  • Animal lover
  • Hiking enthusiast

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