Who is SAFREA?
SAFREA is a professional association of freelance workers in the media and communications industry. Members are writers, photographers, editors, proofreaders, graphic designers, illustrators, researchers, translators and other experts in communication who offer a broad range of skills and specialities.
Founded in 1999, Safrea promotes the interests of freelance media specialists, works to raise their professional standing and to make working as a freelancer more rewarding.
Besides a national executive committee, there are branches throughout South Africa including Gauteng north and south, the Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth and the Western Cape. Regular regional meetings, events and networking opportunities are held throughout the year.
SAFREA offers members rich resources and training materials via members-only content on its website. It also hosts a vibrant online forum, and a publicly available members directory that features members' profiles.