In journalism circles some scribes call me a wordsmith, while others call me an editorial specialist.
In music circles they call me A Writer Who Teaches By Song.
- Full time
- Part time
- One time
I write, voice and package inserts for the Afrikaans TV News Bulletin on SABC3.
News Bulletin Producer
From January 2008
Translate, and edit scripts and video clips according to the house style and SABC editorial code and planned duration
Check the facts of stories from the various news sources to ensure factual end-product.
Copy taste to keep abreast of developments in breaking stories
Liaise with Reporters to ensure best content and smooth production
Voice some reports
Take responsibility for stories allocated to me by reviewing clips to ensure that those meet technical, legal and editorial requirements
Correct linguistic and factual errors in the script
Night Editor/Assistant Editor
January 1999 - December 2001
I edited the newspaper, managed the night subeditors and ensured content and production excellence.
ASSITANT EDITOR, NIGHT EDITOR, CHIEF SUB-EDITOR
Beeld, Die Burger, City Press and Sowetan -- all mainstream newspapers
I oversaw the overall appearance, content quality, headlines, design and print quality of the newspaper.
Qualifications & Certifications
Bachelor of Arts
University of the Western Cape
John Bisseker High