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Helen Ueckermann | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 7, 2013

Helen Ueckermann

journalist editor translator speeches media liaiso
   South Africa
  |   Johannesburg, Gauteng
  |  1:39 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $49

I am a self-employed media liaison consultant, freelance journalist and language practitioner.

I hold a masters degree in journalism and media studies and an honours degree in industrial communications.

Worked at South Africa’s top Afrikaans newspapers and South African Broadcasting Corporation specializing in personal finance, small business, business tourism, airlines, career and workplace related articles, as well as business profiles.

Currently I work as a freelance journalist, language practitioner, editor and translator for a...

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Skills (4)

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Corporate writer
translator Afrikaans/English
Media liaison consultant
Personal Finance writer

Service Description

Broadcaster

I am the producer and presenter of Rand en Sent, a personal finance phone-in programme on RSG, a national South African radio station. I broadcast live to 180 000 listeners every Sunday afternoon at 15h30, 100-104 fm.

Freelance Journalist

I regularly contribute to a variety of publications as a freelance journalist, writing articles ranging from personal finance to human interest and travel.

I have been published in Rapport, Sake24.com, Beeld, Die Burger, Volksblad, Taalgenoot, Foschini Club Magazine, Livingspace, Élan, Soul, Finesse, iAfrica.com, TravelWrite.com, Smarttravelinfo.com, Careers24.com, Public Sector Manager Magazine.

Media Liaison Consultant

My current activities focus on building the public image of my clients in the print, broadcast and electronic media.

This is achieved by getting to know and understand your business, identifying newsworthy items and events in your business, targeting specific media with specific-angle media releases, engaging with journalists and news editors via an existing network of personal contacts.

I have happy media liaison clients who have been published in a myriad South African publications and websites, including Rapport, Sake24.com, Beeld, The Star, Business Day, Business Report, Moneyweb, Die Burger, Volksblad,The Cape Argus, The Mercury, Sarie, Rooi Rose, Destiny, Travelwrite.com, smarttravelinfo.com, iAfrica.com, politicsweb.co.za and many more.

Language Practitioner

As a language practitioner I am...

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broadcaster
media liaison
journalist
personal finance
travel
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