Masvingo – The Mirror has given long service awards to staff members who rendered five years continuous service to the company.
Mirror consultant, Matthew Takaona said Nkulumani Mlambo, Ellen Mlambo, Elizabeth Mashiri, Tawanda Homba and Onias Mangwiro are noted for their exceptional service to the company, their dedication and sacrifice when he announced the long service awards last week.
Takaona said the awards were sponsored by various companies that appreciate the work that the media company was doing.
“It is hard to come by well qualified young men and women who keep faith in a small emerging company like The Mirror for five years. Such workers are a jewel. They have faith in the mission,” said Takaona.
Nkulumani Mlambo joined The Mirror in 2013 and has served the company for 8 years and 11 months, he received US$1 000 cash last week. He joined as a marketing executive, rose to be editor of the paper and he is now the General Manager/Editor. Takaona described Mlambo as a passionate media person and a pillar.
Elizabeth Mashiri joined The Mirror in 2014, she has served the company for seven years and she got US$500 cash. Mashiri started off as a reporter in Chiredzi and became bureau chief in Zvishavane before she opened the Gweru office as The Mirror assistant editor.
Ellen Mlambo joined The Mirror in 2016, she has served the company for five years and she received US$500. She started off as a reporter in Chivhu and became bureau chief for Beitbridge where she opened Two Nations and is now in Chipinge where she has just opened Chipinge Times. She is the editor of both papers.
Tawanda Homba joined The Mirror in 2015, he has served the company for six years. In the awards, management noted that he already got a residential stand from the company and will get some cash. Homba joined in the circulation department and is now an assistant news editor and marketing executive.
Onias Mangwiro is a part-time circulation assistant in Harare. He gets US$50.
Masvingo Mirror board chairman Rodgers Matsikidze hailed the five staff members for taking The Mirror from one level to another and making the company one of the most respected media outlets in the country. He said that it took a lot of sacrifice on their part and the organisation shall remain indebted for their invaluable service. https://masvingomirror.com