Bruce Cooper

Membership Number: SAF00776

Contact Details

Work Phone:+27832752367
Home Phone:+27832752367
Cell Phone:+27832752367
Secondary Web Address:
Work Address:20 Grande Comore Street
City:St Francis Bay
Postal Code:6312
Province:Eastern Cape
Country:South Africa

Profession Details

Media:Books, Newspapers, Internet - Website and Blogging, Consumer Magazines, Trade Publications, Voice artists
Speciality:General, Travel, Health, Business/Finance, Environment, Humanitarian, News, Wildlife, Academic, Education, Columnist, Culture, Food, Training, Voice Artist
Profession:Writer, Copywriter, Editor, Photographer, Trainer/Lecturer, Proofreader, Project Manager, Journalist


I am a freelance journalist, copy-editor, proofreader and photographer working out of St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape.

My work has included travel, economic, political, cultural, conservation and medical articles for, among others, Sawubona, AbouTime, Exclusive Lifestyle and Travel, Highbury Safika, Top 300 Companies, Prestige, Inspirations, EndNews, EasyDIY, the African Union, Transnet, Wildside and Wits Business School Journal. I have also gathered and written daily sub-Saharan Africa news for posting to United Kingdom website ISI Intellinews. I have judged and edited short stories for the South China Morning Post.

As a researcher and writer, my work has extended to articles on vision for global eyewear company and parenting and health reports for a number of medical aid associations and corporates.

I write press releases, advertising copy and brochures in print and digital format for websites and corporates.

I copy edit and proofread across a broad spectrum that includes web copy, magazine features, scientific and financial reports, various grades of theses, and novels.

Sundry work has been human interest articles for True Love magazine and voice-over artist commissions for corporate radio and television advertising including commercials for Radio Algoa and BBC Lifestyle channel.

I was formerly vice chairman of SAFREA, chairman of SAFREA Eastern Cape, SAFREA treasurer and a member of SAFREA's oversight committee. I am also SAFREA's current executive administrator and a member of its executive committee. 

I am a member of the Professional Editors' Guild, Projourn, South African Association of Science Journalists, PEN South Africa and the South African Institute of International Affairs.

Regarding social media, I am active on Twitter (@BruceRelates), Facebook ( and LinkedIn (








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