Gareth Ross Jackson

Freelance Photographer & Sports Photographer

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Location:Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/garethrossjackson
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GARETH
ROSS
JACKSON


PERSONAL DETAILS

SURNAME : Jackson
FIRST NAMES : Gareth Ross
TITLE : Mr
CONTACT NUMBER : 0764245478
0711357912

E-MAIL garethrossjackson54@yahoo.com

NATIONALITY : South African
MARITAL STATUS : Single
DEPENDANTS : Parents
GENDER : Male
ETHIC GROUP : Coloured
CRIMINAL OFFENCES : None
DRIVER’S LICENCE : Yes, code 8
HEALTH : Excellent
HOME LANGUAGE : English
RESIDING: : Roodepoort

LANGUAGE COMPETENCE

English Afrikaans
SPEAK Excellent Good
READ Excellent Good
WRITE Excellent Good


EDUCATION AND TRAINING

PRIMARY EDUCATION : Discovery Primary
Grade 1 – 7
Prefect
Protea soccer

SECONDARY EDUCATION : Parktown Boys High
Grade 8 – 10
Under 16A Rugby

LAST SCHOOL ATTENDED : West Ridge High School
HIGHEST GRADE PASSED : Grade 12 – 2005
(Matric exemption)
1st Team Cricket

SUBJECTS : English Hg
Afrikaans Hg
Maths Sg
Geography Hg
History Hg
Accounting Hg

TERTIARY EDUCATION(applying/bursary) Photography/Journalism


PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE

Availability – immediately

COMPANY : Discovery DVD and internet café
DATE : 2003 - 2006 (school holidays)
POSTION : Cashier and Assistant

COMPANY : First National Bank
DATE : Jan - Feb 08
POSITION : Learnership Programme
Home loans department
SKILL GAINED : Telephone skills
Communication skills.
Contact Centre.

COMPANY : Transman (Pty) Ltd
DATE : 15 Feb 08 - 01 Aug 08
(Temp assignment/contract)
POSITION : Wage Clerk
SKILLS GAINED : Processing of wages

COMPANY : Samsung Mia
DATE : Aug 2009
(Temp assignment/contract)
POSITION : Call centre agent
SKILLS GAINED : Client focus/Distinctive performance

COMPANY : O’keef and Swartz
DATE : SEP 2009
(Seta Acc Trained/Perm)
POSITION : Call centre agent
SKILLS GAINED Client focus/Distinctive performance/Telephonic Skills

COMPANY : ICC Champions Trophy
DATE : 1 September 209
(Freelance assignments)
POSITION : Photographer
SKILLS GAINED : Photographic Experience

COMPANY : CRICKET SA
DATE : 6 October 2009/2010/2011
(Freelance assignments)
POSITION : Photographer
SKILLS GAINED : Gained Important Photographing Experience
TOURNAMENTS : International/Domestic

COMPANY : FIFA
DATE : 2 MAR 2010
(Freelance assignments)
POSITION : Photographer
SKILLS GAINED : Gained Experince
TOURNAMENTS :FIFA FAN FESTIVAL and FIFA Football For Hope Fest

COMPANY : Caxton Magazines
DATE : 1 July 2010
(Freelance Intern)
POSITION : Photographer

SKILLS GAINED : Photographic Experience


COMPANY : CITIZEN NEWSPAPER
DATE : 2 August 2010

POSITION : Photographer/Intern
SKILLS GAINED : Photographic Experience

COMPANY : CITIZEN NEWSPAPER
DATE : 2 October 2010 -
Sun
POSITION : Photographer/Sunday Postion
SKILLS GAINED : Photographic Experience
NO BUDGET




STRENGTHS

Computer literate
Good social skills
Good communication skills
Always willing to learn and accept advice
Hard worker
Excellent sportsman after working hours
Good time management skills
Good telephonic etiquette

ACHIEVEMENTS

2000: primary school prefect
2001: under 15a squash
2002: under 16a rugby
2004: first team cricket and rugby
2006: upgraded geography (star schools)
2006-2009: cricket for external club(current)

HOBBIES AND INTEREST

Working with people, cricket, soccer.

GENERAL

I personally feel that I am vibrant and willing to develop my personal growth within an organisation. I also show a keen interest in my work and I do enjoy working with people as I have gained a lot of people and communication skills. I also know that I have great potential and feel that my worth is goes beyond the eye of the beholder. I have A Strong passion for Sports Photo-Journalism and want to pursue a career in Photograph/Journalism

CONTACTABLE REFERENCES

MR GATES
History Teacher
West Ridge High School
Tel: (011) 760 1107

FAZIEL BYHAT
Discovery DVD and internet cafe
Shop owner and manager
Tel: (011) 472 1794
Mobile: (+27) 83 741 7119

SIFISO MBHATHA
Transman
Supervisor
Tel: (011) 628 8380

LETITIA/PETER PETERSEN
Samsung Mia
Supervisor
Tel: (011) 799 7720

TERRUSION PAKRY
O’Keefe and Swartz
Supervisor
Tel: (011) 777 6001

ALISON SPRATLEY/AKONA
ICC Accreditation Department
Supervisor
Tel: (082) 467 1213


CRICKET SOUTH AFRICA
ZOLISWA XOLA OR SIPOKAZI
SIPOKAZIS@CRICKET.CO.ZA
COMMUNICATIONS INTERN
TEL:0118802810

FIFA MEDIA CHANNEL
FIFA – SWITZERLAND
MEDIACHANNEK@FIFA.ORG
Fifa Fan Fest Centurion and Sandton
Fifa Football For Hope Festival Alexandra

CAXTON MAGAZINES
TEMP PHOTOGRAPHER/INTERN
CONTACT:Natalie Sauls
HR MANAGER
0827461810

CITIZEN NEWSPAPER/NO BUDGET
PHOTOGRAPHER/INTERN/SUNDAY SHIFTS =4 TO 5 MONTHS
SHANE ROBINSON - Manager
SHANER@CITIZEN.CO.ZA
0798911242
Skills (2) Rating
Photography
Sports Photography