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Emile Butler | Elance
 
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Emile Butler

Expert Blogger and Entertainment Writer
   South Africa
  |   PAARL, Western Cape

Overview

I am a qualified journalist with expertise in blogging, features writing, and Adobe InCopy, to name a few. Besides entertainment, I also have a fast knowledge of news events and any other general topic. My writing mediums include newspaper, magazines, blogging, social media. Also, if needed translation from English to Afrikaans and vice versa. I am excellent at time management and deliver work in the required time.

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Work Experience:
Company: Media24
Position: Manager: TV Information Services: Media24 (June 2011 – present)
Duties: Compiling entertainment news and TV information for various publications in the Media24 group. Writing freelance entertainment & other copy for clients.

Company: Media24: tvplus Magazine (1999 – May 2011)
Position: News Editor. Previously: Senior Article/Features Writer & Photo Editor.
Duties: Research stories. Brief writers on various stories.. Other duties: Write entertainment copy & CD reviews; Project management.
Awards: Best Specialist Journalist – Media24 Excellence Awards (2008) [Part 1]
Other: Project co-ordinator for tvplus web page. Wrote articles for South Africa’s largest family magazines You and Huisgenoot (translated: Friend of the family) and Drum.

Company: Weskus News (1996 – 1999)
Position: Editor
Duties: Wrote all copy; Taking all of the newspaper photos; Computerised layout; Representing newspaper at various functions.

Company: Die Weslander (1996 – 1996)
Position: Journalist/Photographer
Duties: Copy writing; photos; layout.

Company: Paarl Post (1993 – In-house training; 1994 - Freelance)
Position: Student reporter/photographer
Duties: Copy writing & photos.

Advance Computer Skills:
Adobe InCopy; PageMaker 4, 5 & 6 Windows 3.1, 95, 2000; Adobe PageMaker 6; Iphoto Plus Scanning; Internet navigation (Microsoft Explorer); Microsoft Word; 3B2.


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Employment

Media24
Manager: TV Information Services
2011 - Present
Company: Media24 Position: Manager: TV Information Services: Media24 (June 2011 – present) Duties: Compiling entertainment news and TV information for various publications in the Media24 group....
Media24
News Editor
2010 - 2011
Company: Media24: tvplus Magazine (1999 – May 2011) Position: News Editor. Previously: Senior Article/Features Writer & Photo Editor. Duties: Research stories. Brief writers on various stories.....
Media24
Journalist/Senior Journalist
1999 - 2010
Company: Media24: tvplus Magazine (1999 – May 2011) Position: News Editor. Previously: Senior Article/Features Writer & Photo Editor. Duties: Research stories. Brief writers on various stories.....
Weskus News
Editor
1996 - 1999
Company: Weskus News (1996 – 1999) Position: Editor Duties: Wrote all copy; Taking all of the newspaper photos; Computerised layout; Representing newspaper at various functions.
Die Weslander
Journalist/Photo Journalist
1996 - 1996
Company: Die Weslander (1996 – 1996) Position: Journalist/Photographer Duties: Copy writing; photos; layout.
Paarl Post
Cadet Journalist
1993 - 1994
Company: Paarl Post (1993 – In-house training; 1994 - Freelance) Position: Student reporter/photographer Duties: Copy writing & photos.

Education

Technikon Pretoria [Tshwane University of Technolo
ND Journalism
1991 - 1993
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Media Features Writing Blogging Entertainment Movies TV CD's Movies General stories Social Media
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