Writer and Journalist

I am an articulate and versatile writer who can quickly understand concepts and systems needed for my work. I pay very close attention to detail and can meet deadlines. I have held several leadership positions and am confident in my team and conflict management skills as I am an advocate for honest communication to solve problems. I am sociable and confident, making networking easy.

Last Resume Update Jul 6, 2020
Address SPRINGS, South Africa
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Experience

Prime Meridian Direct
Market Conduct Assistant
Aug 2019 - Current

Responding to client's queries on social media and Hello Peter. Drafting formal email responses to client complaints. Drafting FAQ and claim rejection letters Drafting SOP.

Caxton Newspapers
Junior Journalist
Dec 2018 - Jul 2019

Sourcing stories and producing high quality articles for the newspaper and website. Writing articles from press releases. Creating YouTube videos and audio clips of the news stories. Administrating the social media pages.

Rhodes University
Freelance Writer
Jul 2018 - Nov 2018

Attended events at the university and wrote articles. Created content for the university social media pages.

Education

Rhodes University
Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism and Media Studies
Feb 2018 - Nov 2018

During this course, I learned and practiced important skills like writing, photography, audio recording & editing, video recording & editing, live-tweeting and working on WordPress. I also did Media Studies where I learned how to use and interpret semantics in language and the influence of media practitioners.

Rhodes University
Bachelor of Arts in Law and History
Feb 2014 - Nov 2017

During this degree, I minored in Sociology, Psychology, Afrikaans, Ethnomusicology, and Xhosa and developed a world view that enables me to be a better writer.

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