"At JNPR we don't just change perceptions,
because perceptions can be fleeting,
what we do - in every sense - is change minds."

Our Story

Jenni Newman Public Relations (Pty) Ltd (JNPR) was established in 2003 and has grown to be one of South Africa’s leading professional services public relations agencies, with offices in Sandton, Johannesburg, and affiliates in Cape Town and KwaZulu-Natal.

Known as the doyenne of PR in South Africa, Jenni Newman has worked with many blue chip companies and is credited with a legendary career which includes creating the iconic 747 aircraft “flyover” concept at the 1995 Rugby World Cup and the launch of BMW into South Africa. Alongside her team of dedicated PR professionals, Jenni continues to actively pursue excellence in South African PR.

Our young, dynamic high-performance team is not only passionate about public relations; it is in each and every team member’s DNA. We believe in using an innovative, results-driven approach based on sound principles of traditional PR and marketing.

JNPR’s core mission is to shift perceptions to an elevated level by harnessing our professional skills, creative ideas, team dynamic and can-do attitude. The strategic connection that we have with our clients offers us comprehensive insights into their business and target markets.

Over the past decade we have earned a reputation for our in-depth understanding of the media landscape along with outstanding client service and delivering excellent results. In addition to our experience in multiple industries and renowned leadership, our team has grown and is more motivated than ever to soar to new heights. We are excited about the opportunities that digital channels bring to the media mix and we are prepared to deal with the challenge of shifting media consumption patterns.

We strive to deliver messages respectful of cultural or geographical differences to provide the same positive brand experience and value proposition.


JNPR is a proud member of the MSL Group (a global network of 83 offices in 60 countries) which is part of the media giant, Publicis Groupe. We are 26% owned by Navigate Trading (Pty) Ltd, an empowerment company run by Welcome Msomi, a well-known media and communications professional. JNPR is a Level 2 BEE contributor.