Lebogang Mokoena graduated with a BA in Communication Science and BA Honours in Journalism. Currently, she is a Masters student in journalism at the University of Johannesburg, with specific interest in investigative journalism. Her master thesis focuses on comparing commercial and non-profit investigative journalism as means to achieve journalistic excellence. In this study, she seeks to examine the means of attaining investigative journalistic excellence with reference to the commercial investigative unit of the weekly newspaper, the Sunday Times and the recently established non-profit amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism. As a freelancer, she has published articles for The Journalist, Daily Vox, the New Age, Cape Argus and the Daily Sun. Lebogang is also a participant at Right2Know Campaign. She is based in Soweto.