Grant joins a recently bolstered team of industry leading creatives at Rapid Blue.

Ziyanda Mngomezulu will be promoted to managing director in April alongside Kim Thwaites, who becomes head of television. Tsubi Mapiyeye will become supervising producer and Adi de Lancey, who recently joined Rapid Blue, will be a senior executive producer.

"I'm excited to be joining a powerhouse production company like Rapid Blue and to be working alongside such incredibly well-respected industry professionals. It is synonymous with creating world-class content and I can't wait to be part of that journey," says Flynn.

Duncan Irvine, CEO of Rapid Blue, says, "[We are] well known for being a production company made up of passionate, innovative creatives who together have a great track record of localising the world's leading formats along with driving inventive content to meet local and global audiences' evolving tastes."

"Having Flynn join the team will help us to build on this legacy of bringing audiences more of what they love and also exploring new ideas and productions to keep things fresh, exciting and above all entertaining for all," concludes Irvine.

Flynn's previous roles include head of creative development and head of business development and commercial affairs at Okuhle Media. He has experience in unscripted ideation, while focusing on structuring deals with local broadcasters, international distributors and commercial brands.

Flynn began his career in television in front of the camera as a presenter on SABC 2's daily youth show Hectic Nine 9. His love for television and content creation saw him go from strength to strength within Okuhle Media's development team, creating original content for local and international markets.

He has produced shows including Sarah Graham's Food Safari (2 seasons), Neill Anthony’s Private Chef (3 seasons) and Finding The One.

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