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About Us


Footprint Media Academy is an Internationally recognised institution in the Broadcast Training arena  which has equipped thousands of professionals abroad and in Africa with skills in TV.

Our aim is to equip people with the appropriate technical and conceptual skills to enable them to utilise their skills effectively within the broadcast and telecommunications environment.

Training and Development of rare skills in International Broadcasting.  Courses offered: Single & Multi-camera Training, Lighting Techniques, Editing and Multi-Camera Studio Operation. 

Developing and training of local and international talent to participate in both the production and technical aspects of the broadcast and telecommunications industry.  All training is done on HD equipment.



Management Team

Cheryl Ann Delport : Managing Director

Cheryl Delport started her career at SABC after completing her Diploma in Journalism.  Cheryl has worked in the Technical, Operations and Production fields of broadcasting as well as the Training Department at SABC.

Over the years, although still keeping her hands on technology updates and still doing productions, she moved into Training and Development.  Her area of expertise includes project management of training, designing frameworks, writing manuals, facilitation and assessment.  She is an accredited Facilitator and Assessor as well as a member of the Standard Generating Body for Audio and Visual.

Cheryl has worked and consulted to SABC, M-Net, NEMISA, e-TV and Namibia Broadcasting.


Sheryl Matthews : Operations Director

Sheryl Matthews started her career in the IT Industry.  She is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, has her Degree in Computer Science and has completed her Facilitator and Assessor Course with the IEB.

She is actively involved in industry not only with training but also with Technical Directing, Producing and Editing.  As Technical Consultant for NEMISA, Sheryl was responsible for the Project Management of the NEOTEL Telecommunications Learnership.  

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