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Who We Are

Chronicle creates content that gets people talking and tells the stories of individuals, brands, start-ups and institutions. As journalists, we believe we can make any story newsworthy, because we get right to the heart of what’s important to people and we bring it to the world. We pair our investigative skills, passion and training in understanding people with world class production and attention to visual detail. We work on any platform and create branded content and experiences in any medium -- digital, broadcast, print or exhibition space.


Visual storytelling

Graphic and Motion Design



Digital experiences



Recent Work

Our short , Nanlaban won Best Short Documentary at the 2018 South African Film & Television Awards held at Sun City. The film deals with Rodrigo Duterte's drug war in the Philippines... READ MORE

Chronicle was commissioned by Nal'ibali, a South African NGO, to produce a 3 minute web video to promote #worldreadaloudday2018. We integrated stories and illustrations from the Nal'ibali library and brought them to life in a way that has not been done before...READ MORE


our clients

Our Team


bernard kotze

Bernard Kotze holds a degree in music composition from the University of Cape Town where he won several prestigious awards including the Meyer-Levinson prize for composition. He has produced numerous albums and has written music for film, television and advertisements. He is also the resident motion graphic designer and a SAFTA award winning film editor with experience managing the entire post production process.

creative director


Diana Neille is an award-winning journalist from Cape Town, South Africa. Born in Johannesburg, she lived in Germany for a short stint before completing her Master of Science degree in journalism and documentary filmmaking at Columbia University in 2011. Back in South Africa she worked as the Executive Multimedia Producer at 24-hour news broadcaster eNews Channel Africa, before founding Chronicle in 2015. 


branko Brkic

Branko Brkic founded the multiple award-winning online news and opinion website, the Daily Maverick, in 2009. He previously founded many other quality publications, including Maverick Magazine, the precursor to the Daily Maverick; Empire Media Magazine & Brainstorm Magazine. Branko was named Best Editor in the 2015 Bookmark Awards and on the New African’s list of Most Influential Africans.

director, Editor-in-chief of the Daily Maverick


Styli Charalambous

Styli Charalambous co-founded the Daily Maverick in 2009 with editor Branko Brkic. A Chartered Accountant by profession, Styli is now reformed and passionate about media & business following a stint in investment banking in London. He’s subsequently helped establish & develop various media startups and projects, including Daily Maverick and The Gathering, the country's premier media and politics conference.

Director, CEO & Publisher of the Daily Maverick


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Get in touch to learn more about how we can drive your brand forward. As a full-service Branding Agency, we know how to help you and your business grow and flourish. All you’ve got to do is call!

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