RECENT WORK:

Sanlam Confident Conversations podcast: Inspiring inclusion in the workplace this International Women’s Day, 9 November 2023 (copywriting and transcript editing)

Sanlam Confident Conversations podcast: Care catalysts: Cultivating connection in the workplace, 22 January 2024 (copywriting and transcript editing)

Sanlam Confident Conversations podcast: Busyness, boundaries and burnout, 9 November 2023 (copywriting and transcript editing)

Is sex essential for a happy marriage? Fairlady magazine, May/June 2023

What if “what if” happens? Balanced Life magazine, April 2023

“Mom, Dad, I’m Transgender”, Fairlady March/April 2023

Generation vape, Fairlady March/April 2023

Meet the nomads, Fairlady March/April 2023

KZN school receives Survival Swimming Centre, NSRI March 2023 newsletter

Kommetjie NSRI base showcase, NSRI March 2023 newsletter

Licence to swim, NSRI March 2023 newsletter

Floods on the rise, NSRI March 2023 newsletter

Mining sector CSI, JSE magazine 1/4 2023

Care package: The rise of the ‘Chief Wellness Officer’, JSE magazine 1/4 2023

NSRI drowning prevention programme expands to inland provinces,

Well connected: Incorporating SMEs into large companies’ supply chains, JSE magazine 1/4 2023

Kindling a passion for entrepreneurship in girls, JSE magazine 1/4 2023

Good practice: Updated occupational safety regulations, JSE magazine 1/4 2023

Breaking the mould: A new kind of leader is needed in the world of hybrid work, JSE magazine 1/4 2023

Hidden value: Africa is leading the way in creating systems to deal with e-waste, African Decisions magazine 1/4 2023

Space to let: Property owners are adopting new strategies in the WFH era, African Decisions magazine 1/4 2023

Non-communicable diseases are on the rise in Africa, African Decisions magazine 1/4 2023

Class code: Old teaching methods are being replaced by new technology, African Decisions magazine 1/4 2023

Memoirs of a high-functioning alcoholic, Fairlady January/February 2023

How to prioritise self-care, Balanced Life magazine January 2023 NSRI newsletter

The NSRI’s ground-breaking Pink Rescue Buoy initiative, January 2023 NSRI newsletter

Deadly flash floods claimed 14 lives in Jo’burg, January 2023 NSRI newsletter

Kids’ water safety collab, January 2023 NSRI newsletter

Base showcase: Station 44 (St Helena Bay), January 2023 NSRI newsletter

Rip current rescue, January 2023 NSRI newsletter

2022 highlights, January 2023 NSRI newsletter

NSRI Lifeguard news round-up, January 2023 NSRI newsletter

How to connect with friends who’ve gone quiet, Balanced Life magazine, December 2022

How to overcome school holiday boredom, Balanced Life magazine, January 2023

Talent pipeline: A range of programmes is enhancing youth employability, Business Day Empowerment 2022 (annual)

Lesson plan: Companies can play a dynamic role in boosting the education system, Business Day Empowerment 2022 (annual)

Optimal dose: The private sector has stepped up to fill the gaps in public healthcare, Business Day Empowerment 2022 (annual)

Feeding the nation: Retailers are harnessing the power of their supply chains to achieve food security, Business Day Empowerment 2022 (annual)

Net worth: The blue economy holds vast potential as an employer of a considerable workforce, Business Day Empowerment 2022 (annual)

Return ticket: The mood is cautiously optimistic as travel begins to rebuild, Business Day Empowerment 2022 (annual)

Back to Nature: The pandemic has highlighted why building green is increasingly making sense, Business Day Earth 2022 (annual)

Branching out: Wood has worked for its place at the forefront of sustainable construction, Business Day Earth 2022 (annual)

Round trip: New regulations are helping production and recycling industries to close the loop, Business Day Earth 2022 (annual)

Fields of vision: Farmers are investigating myriad ways to improve crops in the face of climate change, Business Day Earth 2022 (annual)

Travel reborn: The industry rebuilds as a new breed of tourist demands experiences that make a positive impact, Business Day Earth 2022 (annual)

Swiftwater rescue training, NSRI August 2022

NSRI Station Commander’s Conference, NSRI August 2022

Women protecting our waters, NSRI August 2022

Deep Fakes & Bored Apes: the horrors of 4IR, Fairlady September/October 2022

Targeted social-media campaigns boosting COVID vaccination rates, African Decisions 3/4 2022

Tertiary institutions are fast adapting to opportunities offered by remote digital learning, African Decisions 3/4 2022

How SA’s paper industry is becoming a successful example of the circular economy, African Decisions 3/4 2022

New horizon: South Africa’s tourism industry is building back greener, African Decisions 3/4 2022

[Column] Free to learn: Private-sector campaigns are helping keep girls in school, JSE magazine 3/4 2022

Circle of virtue: Corporates moving towards more reformative and regenerative operations, JSE magazine 3/4 2022

Acts of kindness: Staff volunteerism in the private sector, JSE magazine 3/4 2022

Ground up: Corporates are recognising that the upliftment of women in the rural economy has far-reaching impact, JSE magazine 3/4 2022

Stage 5 Films, website copy for relaunch, April 2022

SA’s legal cannabis economy, JSE magazine 2/4 2022

The right to disconnect, JSE magazine 2/4 2022

CSI in SA’s mining industry, JSE mining supplement 2022

The latest in water-saving innovation, African Decisions magazine 2/4 2022

Girls’ education in Africa, African Decisions magazine 2/4 2022

How Big Data can help Africa prepare for the next pandemic, African Decisions magazine 2/4 2022

Boss moms owning the corporate game, Jet Club magazine May 2022

Online resources for busy moms, Jet Club magazine May 2022

It’s time to de-think sleep, Fairlady July/August 2022

How to spot a love swindler, Fairlady May/June 2022

Online tracking apps’ impact on relationships, Fairlady May/June 2022

A room of her own, Fairlady, January/February 2022

4 tips for blended learning brilliance, Sophia for Schools (global online education platform), 4 December

How to become an amazing SEND teacher, Sophia for Schools (global online education platform), 21 November

Phumi Morare wins gold, Stage 5 Films press release, November 2021

A Prescription for teacher burnout, Sophia for Schools (global online education platform), October 2021

Covid 19: tough on teachers, Jet Club magazine October/November 2021

NSRI.org.za, new website launch (CMS editing, content creation and content management)

Spiritual therapy: a new direction for psychology?Fairlady, September/October 2021

When silence isn’t golden, Jet Club Magazine August/September 2021

Burnout is on the rise… How do we deal with it? Fairlady, July/August 2021

How smoking affects your unborn baby, Clicks.co.za

Pregnancy and breastfeeding after cancer, Clicks.co.za

Patriarchy Stress Disorder, Fairlady, May/June 2021

More than words, Fairlady, May/June 2021

How will sexbots change our world?, Fairlady, March/April 2021

The worst thing that ever happened to me, was also the best, Fairlady, March/April 2021

Old Mutual press release, January 2021

QAnon & Co, Fairlady, January/February 2021

NSRI lifeguard profile, The Publishing Partnership SA, November 2020

Wish you were here, Fresh Living, November 2020

Safe space, JSE, the official magazine of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, October 2020 (print and digital)

Out of office, EarthWorks, December 2020

Hope Stories: 27 stories of courage and inspiration in unprecedented times (editing), August 2020

WRITING SAMPLES:

(Kindly note that some articles are written under a pseudonym)

LIFE

A secret history, Fairlady

What’s for breakfast, Mom? Fresh Living

Your Christmas survival guide, Fairlady

Emotional healing, Psychologies

Recruit my mom, Fairlady

Pop-up culture, Fairlady

The real dangers of online porn, Fairlady

“I was homeless for three years”, Fairlady

Making a difference, Fairlady

Could you live off the grid? Fairlady

Where are the women who look like me? Cosmopolitan

The ex factor, Edgars Imagine

HEALTH

Are you v-curious? (veganism), Fresh Living

Life Healthcare bone health special section:

Buff body, Clicks ClubCard

Statins: lifesavers or big pharma con? Fairlady

Is genetically modified food really the monster we think it is? Fairlady

The long and short of cholesterol, Bankmed Bounce

Season’s eatings, Life Healthcare

PARENTING

Statins: lifesavers or big pharma con? Fairlady

Is genetically modified food really the monster we think it is? Fairlady

The long and short of cholesterol, Bankmed Bounce

Season’s eatings, Life Healthcare

PEOPLE

Riaan Manser, Fairlady

Tim Noakes, Lose it!

Advocate Simi Pillay-van Graan, Fairlady

Dads with a difference, Fresh Living

The futurusts, Fresh Living

John Maytham, Lose it!

Shark conservationist Lesley Rochat, Fairlady

“I was homeless for three years”, Fairlady

Higher calling, Fresh Living

WINE & SPIRITS

Monthly Fairlady wine column:

Cocktail hour, Psychologies