Liz McGregor was educated at Wykeham School in Pietermaritzburg and the University of Cape Town. McGregor is a veteran author and journalist who started off her career on leading South African newspapers including the Sunday Times and the Rand Daily Mail before subsequently moving to Britain where she worked for the Guardian as deputy editor of the Comment and analysis section for several years.
She also worked as a freelance journalist in South Korea for two years but in December 2002, she returned to South Africa. She has co-edited and contributed to two collections of essays: At Risk and Load-shedding: Writing On and Over the Edge of South Africa and is the author of Khabzela: The Life and Times of a South African. McGregor is also the author of Touch, Pause, Engage! a book which explores the world of South African rugby.
1. Liz McGregor, Jonathan Ball Publishers. Retrieved 7 December 2012