Adriaan Basson is the editor-in-chief of News24, South Africa’s biggest website with an average of 7m UBs per month. Before that, he edited Netwerk24 and the daily newspaper Beeld.
He is an award-winning investigative journalist who has reported for Beeld, the Mail & Guardian and City Press.
In 2010 he co-founded the M&G Centre for Investigative Journalism, nicknamed amaBhungane.
Adriaan has authored four non-fiction books, the latest being Blessed by Bosasa: Inside Gavin Watson’s State Capture Cult Adriaan Basson (Jonathan Ball Publishers).