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lindebeer

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Professional journalist and freelance writer bringing over 20 years experience from working for regional and daily newspapers in South Africa and freelancing for an international NGO. I cover every topic under the sun, ranging from travel and health to news, human interest and development. I entered the freelancer ranks in 2012 after moving to Austria, completing numerous assignments for an international NGO.
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Freelance journalist/writer

Mar 2011

I write articles for the international website of SOS Children's Villages International as well as in-house articles for their intranet on a regular freelance basis. These include feature articles on development issues, the covering of international conferences and human interest articles.

Senior Journalist

Jun 2000 - May 2010 (9 years)

I covered national news in South Africa on a daily basis. As provincial reporter in two of the country's northern provinces I covered the whole spectrum of news, including politics, crime, human interest, business and travel. During this time I received the regional reporter of the year award twice.

Senior Journalist

Jul 1997 - Jun 2000 (2 years)

I wrote newspaper articles on a variety of topics in the Lowveld Region of South Africa's Mpumalanga Province. This included hard news, human interest, travel articles, restaurant reviews as well as content for a variety of supplements ranging from health to property.

Educación

MPhil Journalism

2001 - 2005 (4 years)

BA Communications

1991 - 1993 (2 years)

Calificaciones

Journalist of the Year (1999)

Caxton Newspaper Group

I received the Journalist of the Year award from the Caxton Newspaper Group in South Africa for a range of well researched and written articles for the Lowvelder Newspaper.

Regional Reporter of the Year (2001)

Beeld Daily Newspaper

I received the Regional Reporter of the Year award from Beeld for a range of well researched and written newspaper articles.

Regional Reporter of the Year (2006)

Beeld Daily Newspaper

I received the Regional Reporter of the Year award from Beeld for a range of well researched and written newspaper articles.

Certificaciones

  • US English Level 1
    88%
  • UK English 1
    80%

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