Matshediso - Public Relations - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Keabetsoe Matshediso

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa


Public Relations


I have built a solid media contact list through my years of employment, that remain to strong relationships. I work well under pressure and produce good quality work. I am a professional and work well with others. My attention to detail is exceptional, as well as my sub-editing and writing.

Work History

Glyniss Bone - Content Manager

Time Ended

From February 2013

8 February 2013
I had to produce at least four product editorials (100 words) and three news articles (300) words on a daily basis. I attended industry functions, wrote feature articles and interviewed the relevant personnel for information. I worked on three technical magazines RACA (Refrigeration and Airconditioning Africa), The Cold Chain and Fire Africa. Deadlines are monthly and second monthly. Worked on newsletters and online copy.
Glyniss Bone - Content Manager
(011) 579 4960 (T)
(073) 186 8804
Company: Agility Channel. Communications Officer 19 February 2013
Post Held: I work closely with my Communications Manager.
Time Started: Compile stakeholder communication.
Compile monthly member newsletter.
Responsible for internal communication.
Responsible for company collateral.
Work closely with our PR agency and manage their day-to-day responsibilities.
Responsible for monitor social media and website copy.
Proof reading, editing.
Receive and action all communication briefs received within set deadlines.
Manage intranet

Debbie Valentini - Communications Manager
011 801 2004 / 072 4354849


Communications Officer

Agility Channel

From February 2013

Compile stakeholder communiques and manage dissemination process
Compile monthly member newsletter and manage dissemination process
Edit copy, proofread and write content
Assume responsibilty for website and intranet
Manage Social Media/Networks
Manage PR agency
Responsible for internal and external communique

Journalism Internship

IOL - Independent Newspapers

From June 2011

1 June 2011

Adrian Ephriam - News Editor - IOL

Time Ended

From October 2011

25 October 2011
I produced copy for online and the Star Newspaper. I would attend industry meeting, court rulings and interview the necessary personnel. Take photos and research on relevant topics.
To pursue my interests in the industry.
Adrian Ephriam - News Editor - IOL
(011) 633 2248 (T)

Reason for leaving:

Eldos FM (Community Radio Station)

From April 2011

28 April 2011
Time Ended: 15 September 2011
I had to compile news articles for a bulletin, edit it with all relevant information.
Pursue other interests in the industry.

Reason for leaving: Beverly Snaaitjie - Editor
(011) 945 6107 (T)
(072) 965 5698 (C)

Senior Journalist

Interact Media Defined

From October 2011

25 October 2011

Johanna Shivuri - PA to Editor

Time Ended

From June 2010

25 June 2010

Reason for leaving

On a daily basis I would have to produce news articles, interview relevant personnel and attend meetings. I had to take photographs, do research and build up a contacts list.
Contract ended.
Johanna Shivuri - PA to Editor
(011) 248 6026

Scott Smith - Online Editor

Time Started

July 2010 - August 2010

26 July 2010
Time Ended: 25 August 2010
Duties: Here I worked more on the online reporting, wrote news articles for online To pursue my interests in the industry.
Reason for leaving: Scott Smith - Online Editor
(011) 542 1222 (T)
(082) 567 5948
52 Lechwe Street, Corporate Park
Old Pretoria Main Road

Journalism Internship


From November 2009

23 November 2009

junior reporter

Time Ended

From December 2009

I was granted 150 hours, that were needed for graduation.

Reason for leaving: Zolile Majova - Managing Editor - TV News (011) 714 5966 (T); (011) 714 5818 (F); (083) 413 1413 (C)
Television Centre, Cnr Artillery and Henly Road Auckland PARK 2019.

Journalism Internship

Private Bag X41

Period: Three Months
Time Started: 25 April 2010

Journalism Internship

The New Age Newspaper

Post Held: Journalism Internship
Period: One Month

Qualifications & Certifications

Varsity College


School Reference

Accounting, English, Mathematics, English

Rand Girls High School

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