Kerry Dimmer

Membership Number: SAF00732

Contact Details

Work Phone:0027 (0) 837108823
Cell Phone:0027 (0)83-710-8823
Web Address:
Postal Code:2040
Province:Gauteng (South)
Country:South Africa

Profession Details

Media:Newspapers, Internet - Website and Blogging, Public Relations, Consumer Magazines, Trade Publications
Speciality:General, Travel, Health, Business/Finance, Consumer issues, Environment, Humanitarian, News, Wildlife, Columnist, Profiles, Property, Financial
Profession:Writer, Editor, DTP, Journalist



•  Winner: SAPOA Property Feature Journalist of the Year - 2013

•  Nominated twice for 2017 SAPOA Feature Journalist of the Year


•  Winner: Best Infrastructure Feature;  2010 Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards

Currently published in Highbury Safika publications - African Decisions/Mining Decisions/JSE/Oil & Gas Decisions/Earthworks/Business Day Earth/Business Day Empowerment/One Africa, One Voice//Indicator, United Nations Africa Renewal and Sunday Times and Business Day supplements. Profiling and research-based writing with particular emphasis on current affairs in Africa.

Contributor to international Port Strategy and Breakbulk magazines; and Belong, a CS Global publication focused on second citizenship in three Caribbean islands.

Edited the African Union's annual magazine as a guest in 2015 and was a contributor to that and previous issues. Appointed editor and designer (inclusive French edition) of African Cities magazine in 2016, as well as contributing articles. Have ghost written for a number of high profile African personalities in past years, and taken on writing work for continental organisations, the African Development Bank and African Capacity Building Foundation.

Layout and DTP another speciality: For some 17 years I produced the monthly Logistics News and its allied publications; for 10 years, the Institute of Retirement Funds quarterly magazine, annual report, conference programme and conference passport; and ad hoc brochures and in-house magazines.

Corporate writing has included the Institute of Marketing Management under contract for two years. 

Currently serves on the Oversight Committee of Safrea.

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