Francois Rank is the news editor at Meropa Communications (www.meropa.co.za). He has 10 years of industry experience as a senior reporter and news editor for a variety of national newspapers and their online divisions. He was also the head writer for the 2010 FIFA World Cup Organising Committee communications team. Contact Francois on tel +27 (0)11 506 7307 and email .
Francois is a Rhodes University journalism graduate whose 10 years of media experience have helped him develop a strong news sense and excellent writing and editing skills.
He has worked for various titles in the Avusa group as a reporter and news editor. In 2009, Francois joined the 2010 FIFA World Cup Organising Committee as part of the content team (head writer for the communications team). He was also the news editor at The Citizen.
He is currently the news editor for Meropa Communications (www.meropa.co.za) in Johannesburg.
Contact Francois on tel +27 (0)11 506 7307 and email .
[Francois Rank] In the fast-growing world of social media and viral videos, conventional communication tools and their power to shape perception are often forgotten or ignored. Recently, however, the world's most-powerful spin machine has returned to use old-fashioned PR - particularly the humble but immeasurably powerful photograph.