Experience

  • Communication Consultant

    at absa

    May 2018 - at Present

    Province of the Western Cape

    As a communication consultant for the CIB Digital Tech team at Absa I am involved in increasing the internal and external communication value from within the team of more than 300 software developers and their respective business counterparts in the business as a whole. This involves compiling and strategizing the communication, facilitating the process of growing the communication offering and helping the teams to celebrate their achievements on an internal level within the bank. I also assist the senior management with their communication needs to help position themselves strategically in the marketplace.

  • Owner

    at Dust Media

    December 2015 - at Present

    Province of the Western Cape

    Dust Media runs and manages a variety of 4x4 and motorsport events on a national scale with growing success. Through the company I also do freelance writing for a number of titles.

  • PR & Communication Officer

    at Cape Mental Health

    September 2016 - April 2018

    Province of the Western Cape

    Plan and execute communication and strategic plans to contribute to the public image of the organisation. Manage the department’s budget and strategies, liaise with the public and media and produce content to maintain the brand standard and corporate identity.

  • Journalist and Features Editor

    at Media 24 (WegRy/Drive Out)

    August 2010 - December 2015

    Province of the Western Cape

    I was responsible for a variety of beats, writing various types of articles including features and shorter listicles at this off-road and travel magazine. I was later appointed features editor of the technical section.

Education

  • BA Media Studies

    at University of the Free State

    2003 - 2006 (3 years) Free State

  • Matric Senior Certificate

    at Riebeeckstad High School

    1998 - 2002 (4 years) Province of the Western Cape

Languages

  • English Native

  • Afrikaans Native

Hives