Derek Watts started out as a sports reporter, now a well-known television co-anchor on South Africa's most successful local investigative TV program, Carte Blanche (1988.)
The show made such an impact in South Africa, winning awards and becoming a house hold name Carte Blanche along with the presenters, Derek Watts and co-anchor Ruda Landman
connected with ordinary people whose life stories gripped everyone. Serious stuff mixed with light-hearted stories, reflecting the mood and changes in society.
Carte Blanche and Derek Watts have become legends over the last ten years with the world class coverage they have given the South African public on local and international news and stories alike. Sometimes devastating and sometimes heart warming but never dull.
During his time with this successful production, Derek has covered the broadest spectrum of journalism ranging from interviewing world leaders and celebrities, to visiting war torn parts of the world and enjoying extraordinary experiences in out of the way places.
world leaders and celebrities, to visiting war torn parts of the world and enjoying extraordinary experiences in out of the way places.The mind boggles about some of the fascinating experiences that both Derek Watts and his team must have had over the years