NEWS anchor Debora Patta of has been given the Italian Women in the World award in Bologna, Italy.
Organised by the Italian Women in the World Association, a worldwide events network, the award recognises people of Italian origin who have achieved and built outstanding careers within creative, innovative industries.

The organisation recognised Debora for her contribution to the communications industry in Africa. Patta said: “It’s a great honour to be recognised by my country of origin. I am proud of my Italian roots – so this is very exciting.

“It’s also a great tribute to 3rd Degree and because the channel has made a significant contribution to Africa.”

Patta has won several awards, including SA’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government award in July this year.

Monde Twala,’s channel head says: “We are extremely proud of Debora’s latest win. She is a committed journalist and executive producer who is passionate about keeping the public informed

Source: Daily Sun