Anna Stroud: Writing Portfolio

 

Anna Stroud’s writing portfolio contains a selection of her best writing and editing work. Contact Anna for information about her rates and availability. For older stories, visit her Professional Writing page.

 

Qualifications

 

Anna obtained her Bachelors degree in Journalism and Media Studies from Rhodes University in 2010. She graduated with distinction and in the top 10 percent of her class.

Anna studied writing and editing under Professor Anthea Garman and teacher Gillian Rennie. In 2010, she embarked on a long-form journalism project under the mentorship of Rian Malan.

In 2018, she completed a short course in digital marketing through the University of Cape Town in partnership with GetSmarter.

In 2017, Anna participated in the University of Iowa’s massive open online course (MOOC) in creative fiction and non-fiction writing.

Writing portfolio: Experience

 

  • Arts journalism intern: Cue (2010)

Skills

 

  • Writing – news, features, long-form, reports, web content, blogging, social media content, books
  • Editing – proofreading, fact checking, beta reader, sub editing, commissioning editor
  • Journalism – interviews, investigations, academic research
  • Digital marketing – web design and analytics, SEO, online writing, online advertising, social media and web PR, email marketing, mobile marketing, digital marketing strategy document and content plans

 

Soft skills

Intuitive, a good listener, confident public speaker, critical thinker, team player, adaptable, creative, desire to learn, resourceful, courteous, sense of humour, motivated, perseverance, punctual, trainable, authentic