Jennigay Coetzer

Membership Number: SAF03099

Contact Details

Company Name:Jennigay Coetzer
Work Phone:0844791529
Cell Phone:0832125754
City:Cape Town
Province:Western Cape
Country:South Africa

Profession Details

Media:Books, Newspapers, Internet - Website and Blogging, Public Relations, Consumer Magazines, Trade Publications, Social Media
Speciality:General, Health, Legal, Business/Finance, Consumer issues, Environment, News, Education, Columnist, Culture, Food, Profiles, Science & Technology, Property, Training, Financial, Technical writer
Profession:Writer, Copywriter, Editor, Trainer/Lecturer, Proofreader, Researcher, Copyeditor, Journalist


Jennigay Coetzer - Profile

 Jennigay Coetzer has 30 years experience as a journalist, freelance writer, author and editor. This includes writing regularly for the South African daily newspaper Business Day for 17 years.

She provides freelance writing and editing services relating to all types of written content, including articles, web copy, business reports, profiles, blogs, and research reports, and she is used to writing for a broad audience.

Over the years, she has written for many local and overseas publications on a wide range of business, technology, regulatory, and consumer related topics across different industry sectors and has edited a number of publications.

Jennigay is also the author of A Perfect Press Release - or Not?, a guide to writing press releases and other types of articles. She has also been teaching writing skills and training executives to be interviewed by the media for more than 20 years.

As a dedicated knowledge seeker, she is well informed about the latest technology, business and consumer trends that are happening across different sectors in South Africa and in the rapidly changing global marketplace and the influencing factors behind them.

She has spent many years exploring a vast range of topics to support writing and research assignments.

With her journalistic background she is ideally equipped to gather relevant, meaningful information from spokespeople and other sources. She has interviewed hundreds of spokespeople during her writing career and while training executives to be interviewed by the media.

Her media training experience also enables her to coach spokespeople while she is interviewing them, if they are not used to it.

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