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Who we are

Who we are

At Mikateko Media we have a bunch of proactive, visionary, passionate, professional, creative, loyal, talented, excellent, engaged and practical people. They work together to produce some of the best print publications in South Africa and deliver content solutions that define trends and create value for clients.

Mikateko means “blessings”. We exist to serve, and through our work we create beauty, nurture talent and entrepreneurship and build strong channels of communication. We take pride in our skills, workmanship and leadership ability. Our aim is to be the top boutique agency in South Africa and help shape the future of young creatives. Our clients stay with us because we are truly interested in their business, and support and enhance their work with our brilliant ideas, professionalism, excellent service ethic, high standards and innovative approach.

Meet the team


Desirée Johnson

See me as a talented juggler between family, work and play in the roles of wife, mom, daughter, sister, friend and colleague. Desiree’s work experience spans media buying & planning, ad sales & brokerage services, publishing business manager, publisher, and founding member and executive director of Mikateko Media.


Ingrid Jones

Editor, undercover events planner, single malt lover, writer, undiscovered trend predictor, wife, mother, mentor and fiercely loyal to all things South African.

Our BBBEE Accreditation

Mikateko Media is a black owned and controlled publishing company, and a Level 1 B-BBEE contributor as follows: 52.85% black ownership and 42.39% black female ownership. Clients who do business with us benefit by attaining a 135% procurement recognition on their scorecards. Mikateko Media prides itself on creating opportunities for skills transfer and creating jobs, especially for new entrants to the field, thereby changing the face of the industry.