Mike Simpson

Membership Number: SAF02700

Contact Details

Company Name:Simpson Media
Work Phone:+27 11 609 9222

Profession Details

Media:Consumer Magazines, Newspapers, Social Media, Trade Publications, Internet - Website and Blogging, Television
Speciality:Business/Finance, Columnist, Consumer issues, Financial, General, Profiles, Travel, Education, News, Science & Technology
Profession:Copyeditor, Editor, Journalist, Proofreader, Publisher, Writer, Copywriter, Subeditor



Mike Simpson operates as Simpson Media, a content producer, content manager and publisher. He creates high-quality content for a multiple platforms: print, digital, online and social media. Mike also has Marketing, Television and Corporate Communications experience. He writes for several business, lifestyle and specialist publications on a freelance basis. Simpson Media's motto is "It's All About Quality".

Simpson Media was established in 2008. Mike's previous experience includes: Media 24 (publishing - South Africa); Topcar Media (Publishing + Broadcasting - South Africa); Argus Printing & Publishing (Publishing - South Africa); South Australian Regional Media (Publishing - Australia); Terrace Adelaide Hotel (Travel + Tourism Marketing - Australia); Ayers Rock Resort (Travel + Tourism Marketing - Australia).

Personal attributes: highly experienced; varied life skills; global exposure; mature; responsible; structured; deadline-driven; self-motivated; able to work remotely; detailed.

Simpson Media has undertaken a wide range of projects since being formed 10 years ago. Among them:

  • Website content for a leading bank;
  • Website content for a leading professional services firm (auditing, tax and business consulting);
  • Producing press releases for clients in fields such as defence technology and higher education;
  • Content creation for Limelight business websites;
  • Publishing, editing and distributing the IMM Journal of Strategic Marketing (print + digital magazine) on behalf of the Institute of Marketing Management (IMM);
  • Publishing, editing and distributing Strategic Marketing Africa (print + digital magazine) on behalf of the African Marketing Confederation;
  • Social media content and social media platform management on behalf of both publications;
  • Travel articles for SA Country Life, Travel Ideas and others;
  • Editing Fire Protection magazine on behalf of the Fire Protection Association of SA;
  • Producing editorial content for Private Life, a First National Bank/Rand Merchant Bank publication;
  • Copy editing and proofreading for Easy DIY magazine;
  • Copy editing and proofreading for Focus on Transport and Logistics magazine;
  • Copy editing and proofreading for SHEQ Management magazine (safety, health, environment and quality industry);
  • Producing editorial content for Standpoint, an investment magazine published by Stanlib asset management;
  • Producing editorial content for Wits Business Journal, publication of the Wits Business School;
  • Articles for Sponsorship SA, a book on the sponsorship industry.

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