Charlene Rolls, editor-in-chief

DRUM is one of the largest consumer magazines in South Africa and has been a trendsetting weekly for decades. In the 1950s it was the pioneer in black journalism combining investigative and in-depth photojournalism. Along with its sister magazines, Huisgenoot and YOU, DRUM offers a big part of the South African reader market news, entertainment and features. To download a digital version to your tablet or smartphone, go to mysubs.co.za. To subscribe call 087 740 1014 (office hours) or email drum_subs@media24.com. Website: www.drum.co.za

Circulation source: ABC Q4 2017 (Oct – Dec 2017)
Readership source: AMPS 2015 (Jan – Dec 2015)



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The team

Position Name Email Phone
Editor-in-chief Charlene Rolls
Publishing manager Edwina Lyners 021 406 4240
Business manager Claudia Meyer 011 217 3013
Commercial manager Bea Van der Vyfer 011 217 3049
Digital publisher Willem Van der Merwe 021 406 3512