The Gautrain Spokesperson, Dr. Barbara Jensen received the Media Liaison Officer of the year award for 2010 on 14 March 2011. This prestigious award, given out by the National Press Club, recognises excellence in liaison with the media. She was congratulated on always being available to the media, not steering away from difficult situations and not only communicate facts but also her passion for the project.
“This accolade is due to a team effort that is always there to support Gautrain’s interaction with the media. But, what is more important, is that the media and communicators work together towards public understanding” said Dr Jensen.