Principal Academic Staff Member
Programme Coordinator - Journalism pathway
Areas of Expertise
Industry Experience, Affiliations and Achievements
What do you enjoy about teaching/your job?
The students, their minds, and their ambitions.
What do you love about your area?
Journalism is in a constant change of flux with no one day the same. It is an exciting and challenging area to work and teach in.
Tell us about your experience in the industry
I trained as a journalist in South Africa where I worked for a large daily newspaper in Cape Town, before moving to Fleet Street as a foreign correspondent. I have worked as a news agency desk editor, travel writer, magazine editor, and obituarist. I spent 10 years lecturing journalism at Rhodes University before joining Wintec.
What keeps you busy outside of Media Arts?
I enjoy freelance writing for newspapers.