Msomi - Scripwriter - Durban, South Africa

Lerato Msomi

Durban, South Africa


Fun, loving person who loves being around people! I like engaging in discussions and following current affairs in order to improve my general knowledge. I enjoy cooking and baking and as a result enjoy to eat. I love learning new things and discovering new things.




I'm a word lover who enjoys writing and thinking creatively. I love reading and watching films and local stories as a means to draw inspiration as well as ideas to help expand the mind and tell stories. I enjoy playing word games such as scrabble and cross word puzzles as I find they help me discover my vocabulary

Work History

Production Assistant's Assistant

NB Media and Productions

From November 2014

NB Media and Productions (Pty) Ltd is an independent television, media, & film production company based in Durban, South Africa.

We are committed to telling uniquely African stories that contribute to nation building and strive to be market leaders in natural history content, telling stories with a specific focus on the human connection.

For more info visit NB Media and Productions

etv Sunrise - February - June (Research for current affairs and topics, Answering office phones, Writing interview scripts, Inviting guest and Liaising with guests, Editorial participation)
Personal skills: I'm a good listener, efficient, good people's skills and a good team player.
Computer skills: Familiar with Microsoft Office Word, Microsoft Office PowerPoint, the use of the internet and sites to visit to conduct research, type 23 words per minute.

I am born and raised in Durban but relocated to Johannesburg to further my studies and have moved back to Durban. I am a friendly, fun, loving, passionate female who is talkative yet down to earth. I like trying new things and meeting new people and engaging in debates which are current, hence I watch the news, or which stimulate my thinking and help me into growing my thinking. I love smiling as I feel it brightens up my day and it improves the mood of the people around me. Cooking is my favorite hobby as it helps me relax while also allowing me to play with food in an adventurous manner that teaches me to discover new thing about food. I love listening to music, local, African and international. I enjoy watching films whether they are local, African and international.
I have completed my studies at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. I completed my honors in Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts, majoring in filmmaking and scriptwriting while also participating in a research project whereby I had to look for an artist of any genre and then pitch and create a music video for them. I enjoy capturing moments and writing stories while also borrowing inspiration from what happens around me and the people that I meet.

My motivation comes from the film titled "The Help" where the quote reads as follows "you is kind, you is smart and you is important", though it may not be in a proper form of English but it motivates me to always strive to be the best at what I do and make the...


Dear Long Distance Lover

The story is a fictional, which explores the journey of a long distance lover who communicates to her lover through the story instead of the partner. The story looks at the disadvantages of young,long distance relationships and how the wrong path can ruin ones idea of love.

Qualifications & Certifications

Bacholer of Arts in Dramatic Arts (Honours)

University of Witwatersrand,Johannesburg

Danville Park Girls' High School

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