Adriaan Basson is a South African journalist who is the Editor of News24 and was formerly the editor-in-chief of the Afrikaans news platform Netwerk24.
Adriaan has worked for Beeld, City Press, and the Mail & Guardian as an award-winning investigative journalist.
He has won the CNN African Journalist of the Year award for news, the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalist of the Year award for investigative journalism, and the Taco Kuiper award for investigative journalism.
Adriaan is also the author of two books: Zuma Exposed (Jonathan Ball) and Finish & Klaar: Selebi’s Fall from Interpol to the Underworld (Finish & Klaar: Selebi’s Fall from Interpol to the Underworld) (Tafelberg).
He has an estimated net worth of $500,000 which he has earned as a journalist.