Gillian McAinsh

Membership Number: SAF03684

Contact Details

Home Phone:0718501662
Cell Phone:0718501662
Web Address:
City:Port Elizabeth
Province:Eastern Cape
Country:South Africa

Profession Details

Media:Advertising, Books, Newspapers, Internet - Website and Blogging, Public Relations, Consumer Magazines, Trade Publications, Social Media
Speciality:Culture, Education, Environment, Food, General, Humanitarian, Profiles, Academic, Consumer issues, Health, News, Training, Business/Finance, Columnist, Science & Technology, Technical writer
Profession:Copyeditor, Copywriter, Editor, Graphic Designer, Journalist, Proofreader, Publicist, Subeditor, Trainer/Lecturer, Writer, Photojournalist, Powerpoint Designer, Project Manager, Social Media Expert, Photographer, Researcher, Web Designer


Hi! I’m Gillian McAinsh, a freelance writer, editor and content creator.

I'm a creative and focused professional journalist with extensive experience in print and digital media and a winner of the Vodacom Journalist of the Year Eastern Cape regional award (twice). As a fluent and versatile multi-disciplinary communicator, my freelance work includes: writing, editing, content creation and curation, training (writers’ workshop), media strategy and releases, social media, basic photography and graphic design, ghost writing and book editing. I'm also active in the NGO sector in Nelson Mandela Bay and have publicised the work of several charities.

Get in touch with me via:

e-mail:   cell: 071 850 1662  

There is also:

My website: (I wanted an online CV so I designed my own simple website)

LinkedIn: Gillian McAinsh (Yes, I am serious about my business)

Facebook: Gillian McAinsh (It builds community - perhaps I can help your business build a community too)

Twitter: @gmcainsh (My newspaper background means I like to keep an eye on the twitterati)

Instagram: @gmcainsh (Happy pictures give me a buzz – and don’t we all need inspiration?)

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