Grey Clark

Freelance Article Writer & Book Writer

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Location:Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/greyclark
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Employment History:

The New Age (TNA Media) 2010 (August) to 2011 (May) Acting Africa World editor Duties:
• Copy tasting for the Africa World Desk
• Writing features
• Keeping abreast of international and local events
• Website updates using the CMS
• Sub editing for the website

Farmer’s Weekly (Caxton Magazines) 2007 (October) to 2009 (August) Sub- editor

Duties:
• Editing and re-writing copy towards accurate grammatical and structural presentation, including blurbs, headlines and captions
• Editing, re-writing and advising industry-specific organisations on the presentation of advertorials with style and content prescribed by such organisations
• Spinning stories to suitable angles for publication
• Checking of facts by phoning journalists and sources
• Advising journalists on style, factual accuracy and structure
• Compiling some sections of the magazine
• Translating auction’s copy from English to Afrikaans
• Proof reading


Business Day (Avusa) 2007 (February to April) Sub-editor
Duties: Editing, re-writing and checking copy for facts, grammar and sound story structure before publication.
Proof reading


Citizen (Caxton Publishing) 2006 (October to January 2007) Sub-editor
Duties: Editing, re-writing and checking copy for facts, grammar and sound, story structure before publication
Proof reading




Sowetan (Avusa) 2006 (May to September) Sub-editor
Duties: Editing, re-writing and checking copy for facts, grammar and sound story structure before publication
Proof reading

SAPA 2006 (February) Reporter
Duties: General reporting which includes phoning sources for information, following up on leads and writing stories for publication.
Following up on press releases
Spinning stories for suitable publication angles

Lowvelder (Caxton Publishing) 2001 (June to September) Reporter
Duties: General reporting which includes phoning sources for information, following up on leads and writing stories for publication.
Following up on press releases
Spinning stories for suitable publication angles

African Eye News Agency 2001 (June) Sub-Editor
Duties: Re-writing raw copy and checking for facts
Mentoring second-language journalists.

SAPA 2001 (May) Reporter
Duties: General reporting which involves phoning sources for information, following up on leads and writing stories for publication.
Following up on press releases
Spinning stories for suitable publication angles

The Argus, Independent Newspapers 1998-2001 Freelance Reporter
Duties: General reporting which involves phoning sources for information, following up on leads and writing stories for publication.
Spinning stories for suitable publication angles

Mail and Guardian 1998-2001 Freelance Reporter
Duties: General reporting which involves phoning sources for information, following up on leads and writing stories for publication.
Spinning stories for suitable publication angles

Sunday Times 1998-2001 Freelance Reporter
Duties: General reporting which involves phoning sources for information, following up on leads and writing stories for publication.
Spinning stories for suitable publication angles

East Cape News Agency 1997 Reporter
Duties: General reporting which involves phoning sources for information, following up on leads and writing stories for publication.
Following up on press releases
Spinning stories for suitable publication angles

Daily Dispatch 1997 Reporter
Duties: General reporting which involves phoning sources for information, following up on leads and compiling stories for publication.
Following up on press releases
Spinning stories for suitable publication angles

Reuters 1994 Cub reporter
Duties: General reporting which involves phoning sources for information, following up on leads and writing stories for publication.
Following up on press releases
Spinning stories for suitable publication angles
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing
Book Writing