Energy, personal finance and food processing is the strange combination of niches I have - by hook or by crook - fallen into. I also write just about anything under the sun for all media platforms including magazine, press releases, blogs and research articles.
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Current employment

Sub editor/ writer
A word or 2
Present - Johannesburg
sub edit business, hard news, sport and lifestyle articles cover events and conferences. Contribute to conference reports


PS Publishing
1 Jan 2014 - 1 Oct 2014 - Johannesburg
Driving editorial direction. Creating original content, writing and subbing articles, pagination, sign off. Liaison and leads provided to advertising staff. Managed team of five. Attended events frequently to represent the publications. I was editor of Food & Beverage Reporter and Food Processing Africa.
Deputy Chief Sub Editor
The Citizen
1 Oct 2013 - 1 Oct 2014 - Johannesburg
Manage team of subeditors and layout staff. Sub copy, copy paste and sign off final proofs.
Sub editor
1 Jun 2009 - 1 Oct 2013 - Johannesburg
Sub editing eight weekly newspapers, subbing and uploading web content, blogging, coaching reports, running style workshops.
1 May 2005 - 1 May 2009 - Johanessburg
Freelance writer, sub editor and consultant to public relations agencies and other businesses. Writing for various publications.


InDesign, PowerPoint, MS Word, email, internet, blogging, Basic Excel, research skills


Year completed:1987
Education level:Degree
Final year subjects:English and Political studies
Institution:University of Cape Town
Location:Cape Town, South Africa
Advertising Management Diploma
Year completed:1990
Education level:Diploma
Final year subjects:Advertising Managment and Research
MAP -Wits Business School
Year completed:2003
Education level:Certificate
Final year subjects:Finance, Marketing, Operations, Human Resources, Strategy, Economics
Institution:Wits Business School
Location:Johannesburg, South Africa
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