Media & Communications
Experienced in all aspects of media – from both sides of the fence. From a media officer and public relations officer perspective I have expert knowledge on the needs and requirements of working journalists having been one for of them decades. This puts me in a favourable and understanding position when servicing media needs through PR.
From a Public Relations perspective I have vast experience with:
- running media centres of all levels – from small gatherings to major international events with 100 plus media in attendance;
- organising and hosting press conferences and again of all sizes and levels, for local and international media;
- press release writing and media kit preparation (physical and digital);
- website and social media content creation along with maintenance of websites and social media assets;
- magazine, brochure and book design from conceptualisation to final product delivery in both hard copy and digital format;
- management and leadership of media teams at all levels along with developing talent through coaching and teaching;
- commercial photography, pre- and post-production, photoshoots, outdoors and studio
From an Editorial perspective I have vast experience with:
- covering all levels of news and sports stories and adhering to strict deadlines;
- generating content and developing story ideas for magazines, newspapers, TV and internet publication;
- managing editorial teams of journalists/photographers/videographers;
- virtual and live photo desk management for event coverage;
- remote reporting;
- radio and TV interviewing.
Have expertise and experience in design, building and maintenance of WordPress based websites as well as content creation and Search Engine Optimisation. I am also able to provide related web services including: daily editing and upkeep of news style websites, website based graphic design and banner creation and responsive websites for all platforms.
I have experience in concept, design and production of magazines, flyers, brochures, newletters as well as magazine editing and editorial management. Expert user of InDesign and Photoshop based publishing platforms. I also provide content, both text and visuals for print ready and web based digital output. Can provide digital magazine hosting through Joomag, iTunes, Issuu, Magzter etc.