South African style icon Jackie Burger has been involved in the fashion industry for over 25 years, having worked in retail marketing, publishing and television.
After gaining marketing experience as brand manager for a leading fashion retailer, she was lured by the dynamic world of publishing and worked as consulting fashion editor for Fairlady and a selection of trade magazines.
She presented a fashion television series, did a number of fashion inserts for magazine-style programs and consulted on brand reactivation projects for clients such as Lever Pond's.
Jackie recently concluded her 7-year tenure as editor of ELLE South Africa during which time she pioneered some of the most noteworthy projects for the publication, including the annual ELLE Talent Search campaigns which seek to create avenues of entry into the SA fashion industry for our youth.
She also introduced South Africa to the ELLE Female Factor Forum, a groundbreaking initiative, which encouraged national dialogue for women and by women.
Jackie has won multiple awards for her contribution to fashion and journalism.
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