[Update 31/08: Watch the second day of interviews live on the SABC YouTube channel below.]

The Portfolio Committee on Communications today started its three-day interview process to select the final 12 for the permanent SABC board.

The interviews are being held in the second floor of the National Assembly Building and entail each  candidate being asked questions by committe members.

First up this morning was Leanne Govindsamy.

The interviews will conclude this Friday. Watch the live proceedings below.