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Theresa T.

Average rate
$30–40/hour
  • Joined March 2018

Experienced content creator who can tackle written, audio and video projects. Expertise in health, environment and research based content.

  • London, UK
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Theresa T.
London, UK

Experience

Summary

As a science graduate I'm adept at taking technical topics and making them understandable. This skill has been the thread through my various roles as a print reporter, podcaster, television reporter, and when writing for web and social media.

Work history

Television reporter
• Manage production teams to create a polished broadcast product. • Front of camera work, scripting, story planning, voicing and editing. • Research complex topics. • Excellent writing skills and ability to present material succinctly.
Freelancer
Write pieces on complex research being done by the EU.
Freelancer
Made engaging science podcasts and written pieces.
Freelancer
Wrote pieces analysing breaking news events.
The Star
Journalist
• Won awards for print and multimedia pieces. • Spearheaded the paper’s social media agenda. • Fast and effective writer and researcher. • Ability to manage time and work to tight deadlines.

Portfolio

Raw sewage in South Africa's tap water

Across the country, raw sewage spills into dams and rivers that are used for drinking water. It is estimated that almost 160 tons of the HIV/Aids drugs antiretrovirals reach South Africa’s rivers every year. Theresa Taylor reports.

ANC decides on Mayoral candidates for major cities

Theresa Taylor reports live from a special ANC National Executive Committee meeting in Irene, outside Pretoria. ANC leaders are expected to announce the party's mayoral candidates for the major cities.

Podcast: How does global warming impact ordinary people?

We discover how worsening heatwaves already pose a serious threat to public health in Africa, and under climate change is likely to get on average two times hotter than the rest of the world.

Analysis: Will Pistorius return to stardom?

Acquitted of murdering his girlfriend, South African double amputee athlete still has a long and bumpy legal road ahead.

Depression, schizophrenia may become redundant terms

Labelling patients with conditions like schizophrenia or depression might become a thing of the past as doctors and scientists look beyond the symptoms to develop a new generation of psychiatric treatments.

Education

Accreditations

City University London
MA Science Journalism
Rhodes University
BSc in chemistry and zoology
University of South Africa
BA Honours in psychology

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

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