Mike Simpson

Membership Number: SAF02700

Contact Details

Company Name:Simpson Media
Work Phone:+27 11 609 9222
Email:mike@media-simpson.com
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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

Experience

 

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, higher education, business
    coaching and sports promotion;
    • Content creation for Limelight business websites;
    • Publishing, editing and sub-editing the IMM Journal of Strategic Marketing (print + 
    digital magazine) for the Institute of Marketing Management;
    • Publishing, editing and sub-editing Strategic Marketing Africa (print + digital 
    magazine) for the African Marketing Confederation;
    • Producing social media content for both publications;
    • Editing and sub-editing Fire Protection magazine for the Fire Protection Association of 
    Southern Africa;
    • Producing thought-leadership editorial content for a major academic institution;
    • Producing editorial content for Private Life, a First National Bank/RMB publication;
    • Producing editorial content for Gradient, an Absa Bank publication;
    • Producing editorial content for Standpoint, a Stanlib asset management publication;
    • Producing editorial content for FNB Private Wealth newsletter;
    • Rewriting and updating a textbook for the Advertising Media Association (Amasa);
    • Content for Topcar motoring magazine;
    • Content for Automotive Business Review B2B magazine;
    • Travel articles for SA Country Life (print + online) and Travel Ideas (print);
    • Sub-editing and proofreading for Easy DIY consumer magazine;
    • Sub-editing and proofreading for Focus on Transport and Logistics B2B
    magazine;
    • Sub-editing and proofreading for SHEQ Management B2B magazine;
    • Content for Wits Business Journal, publication of the University of the Witwatersrand Business
    School;
    • Articles for Sponsorship SA, a B2B book on the sponsorship industry;
    • Editing a book on the history of SAA;
  • • Contributor to the book Behind the Green Veil, publishedby the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS).

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