Welcome to Media Wizard Consulting

Merlin Naicker, who began his career in media back in 1994 with then Times Media group, founded Media Wizard. Since then he has worked for Irdeto BV, MultiChoice South Africa, MultiChoice Africa, Telkom Media, Siemens IT Solutions & Services, and southtel VOD TV. Merlin has an MBA from Oxford Brookes, a post graduate certificate in Project Management, certificates in Telecoms Law, Broadcasting Law (WITS) and Media Management (Stellenbosch), and a higher diploma in Business Management (Damelin). Merlin has been involved with a number of projects over the years including “The First African in Space”, Big Brother, Idols, and various channel launches across sub-Saharan Africa.

Time to market is diminishing rapidly as new products are introduced, thereby increasing the need for digital strategies. Media Wizard through its experience in Africa and it's partner networks, aims to assist companies within a converged media space make sense of the rapid changes evident. These changes being driven by a new age, digitally informed, socially networked, and always online consumer. Through experience gained in high profile projects in South Africa and Africa, Media Wizard is able to assist across a wide range of services.


We look forward to hearing more about your challenges, and working with you to achieve your goals.