Ash is an international TV Reporter, Media Trainer and Communications Specialist. After years of interviewing individuals who struggled with on-camera performance, Ash founded The King’s Speech in South Africa to help train delegates on how to make the most of their media interviews and presentations.
She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Master of Science in Communication from Lynn University in the USA and a certificate in The Global Financial Crisis from Yale. Ash then spent seven years living in the USA, where she worked on Capitol Hill before returning to broadcasting. Ash has media trained and coached hundreds of individuals on how to talk to the media, what to do in a crisis and how to present.
Previously, Ash worked for CNBC Africa, Business Affair, ABC News and Al Jazeera in Washington, DC. She has reported from The World Economic Forum, The Mining Indaba, The World Bank, Fashion Week and the JSE; and has interviewed some of the world’s most prominent business professionals, South Africa’s top politicians and various celebrities. She regularly presents at events, contributes to media outlets, as well as reporting for Business Affair.
In 2019, she launched her personal brand, Ash Evans. A platform dedicated to empowering businesswomen and entrepreneurs through tailored media training and presentation skills workshops to help them become their best, bold, powerful selves.