About Germiston City News

Local news and businesses showcased to maximum effect is what the Germiston City News (GCN) is all about. With a readership of 79 per cent in our distribution footprint (as per ROOTS 2016) it makes sense to have your story told by the editorial team or have your advertisement placed by our sales team. Our website is also growing in leaps and bounds and is the perfect platform to market your business or story in the great big digital world. The Germiston of old - a traditional mining town - has been replaced by an area of many diverse communities. From grand houses to shacks, the area is made up of a wide variety of people all forming part of Germiston. The GCN is a free weekly local newspaper distributed to 30 500 households. The newspaper takes pride in its product and aims to create a platform where both readers and advertisers alike identify with it. We strive to produce excellent newspapers which tell the stories of our local community. From hard news and crime to heart-warming human interest and municipal articles, the paper covers all aspect related to Germiston. Our offices are situated at 25 Main Road, Fishers’ Hill, Germiston. Contact us with your news on 011 822-1792 or email [email protected]
25 Main Road Fishers’ Hill Germiston Tel: 011 822-1792 [email protected]

The Team

Christiaan Welthagen
Branch Manager
Melissa Hart
Theresa Morgan
Sales Manager
Leigh Hodgson
News Editor
Kgotsofalang Mashilo
Tracy Mitchell
Viwe Marareni
Advertising Consultant
Mary Tshauke
Office Assistant

The Digital Team

Clyde Meela
Digital Manager
Daniel Seleme
Assistant Digital Manager
Carmen Norton
Caxton East & South Features Project Leader
Gareth Drawbridge
Digital Content Producer
Neo Magasa
Digital Administrator & Creative Co-Ordinator


Logan Govender
Classified Manager & Trainee Branch Manager
Rebecca Ndala
Classified Telesales Consultant
Jurie Hayes
Classified Telesales Consultant
Jean Lopez
Classified Telesales Consultant
Aggie Lebakeng
Classified Telesales Consultant
Bianca Van Eeden
Classified Telesales Consultant
Zelna’ Witbooi
Classified Sales Consultant
Thulani Hobo
Classified Sales Consultant
Sheldon Smith
Graphic Designer
Deonne Randall
Switchboard Operator
Interesting facts about Germiston decision makers
  • 44 per cent are male, while 56 per cent are female
  • 49 per cent are English speaking.
  • 32 per cent of Germiston decision makers are LSM 10 and 42 per cent in the LSM 9 .
  • 65 per cent of decision makers are employed.
  • 32 per cent of households earn between R12 000 and R24 999 a month.
  • 34 per cent of decision makers are aged 50.
  • Statistics obtained from Roots Survey 2013




  • Primrose
  • Simmerfield
  • Dania Park/Creston
  • Malvern East
  • Wychwood
  • Dinwiddie
  • Castleview
  • Albemarle
  • Tedstoneville
  • Elsburg
  • Crywagen Park
  • Mimosa
  • Estera
  • Hazeldene
  • Elspark
  • Rondebult
  • Delville
  • Parkhill Gardens
  • Germiston
  • Webber/Deniff
  • Driehoek
  • Germiston South
  • Gosforth Park
  • Lambton
  • Gerdview
  • Sunnyridge
  • Solheim
  • Homestead
  • Fishers’ Hill
  • Symhurst
  • Primrose East
  • Woodmere
  • Marlands
  • Primrose Hill
  • Dawnview
Total distribution: 30 500 - Delivered on Wednesdays

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