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SUMMARY

An enthusiastic and focused journalist who is detail orientated, thrives under pressure and is committed to any set deadline. I am passionate about life-style, committed to the latest trends and love telling the stories of those who influence the fashion and life-style world. I enjoy a busy environment and relish in the challenge of a diverse workload. Taking initiative is a strong suit, but working in a passionate team is exhilarating. Fundamentally committed to good practice in the workplace I have grown to be confident, passionate and enthusiastic about every task that I take on. I have a strong will to learn and want to make life-style and fashion my future.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Full Names: Marnelle Greyling

Place and Date of Birth: Mokopane, 04 August 1992

Sex: Female

Adress: 3 Gordon Close, Airdlin Road, Sunninghill

Marital Status: Married

Cellphone Number: 082 903 2095

EMail: marnelle.niemandt@gmail.com

Own Vehicle: Yes

WORK HISTORY

November 2016Current

Journalist at Fourways Review

Caxton, Johannesburg North

Role:

  • Writing stories about various life-style events, community involvement events, influential profiles, local crime, sports and influences.
  • Attendance of all above mentioned events and representing Fourways Review in a professional manner.
  • To take high quality photographs; for publishing purposes.
  • To interview various relevant personalities for objective publishing.
June 2016November 2016

Full time singer/ songwriter and author of a novel.

Self-employed.
January 2016May 2016

Glen Austin High School - Midrand

English Teacher (Grade 8 - 10)

Role:

Appointment as English and Life Orientation teacher (CAPS)

Extra Curricular:

  • Sport:  Hockey, Softball
  • Culture: Choir, English Evening, Poetry Events and dancing

20112015

Assistant Teacher in Practice

Various Schools

Role:

Acting as student teacher in practice at the following schools:

  • Pietersburg High School
  • High School Piet Potgieter
  • Monument High School
  • Outeniqua High School
  • E.S. le Grange Combined
  • Potch Secondary Combined School

Extra Curricular:

  • Hockey assistant coach at Pietersburg High School, Outeniqua and Piet Potgieter.
  • Revue at Pietersburg High School.
  • Drama classes at Monument High School.
  • Special education dance classes at E.S. le Grange.

KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Journalism:.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Innovative and creative.
  • IT Skills: digital platforms and social media.
  • Excellent reading, writing and proofreading skills.
  • Extremely focused on aesthetics.
  • Open minded and always full of new ideas.
  • Disciplined and committed to deadlines.

EDUCATION 

20122016

Bachelor degree in Education (B.Ed)

North-West University NWU

Results available on request

20062010

Matric

Piet Potgieter

Subjects and results available on request

REGISTRATIONS

2016

South African Council for Educators (SACE)

HOBBIES

Singer and Songwriter - I am a music enthusiast writing and singing my own music.  I have a band called VinChristine and have been performing at numerous venues over the past 5 years.

Writing- I am currently busy writing a novel based on the events of my own life, in hope of giving youth a strong and positive message.

Fashion and life-style: I read various blogs about life-style daily and everything I do involves fashion. What I wear is part of who I am and I always have a new outfit to go with the activity.

Sport - I enjoy playing a round of golf to relax and to spend time with my husband. 

Other - Spending time with family and friends, watching classic films, listening to good music, reading, art appreciation, DIY projects and creating new styles and trends.

MEDICAL HISTORY

2005

Diagnosed with leukemia

2007

Went into remission

2010

Declared free of rare glandular disease

I have been through many difficulties in my life but I have also encountered many miraculous things. I live every day to its fullest potential and with as much passion as possible.

REFERENCES

Fourways Review

Ashley Lechman

084 318 6163

News Editor

Fourways Review

Megan Tyack

082 973 8842

Editor

Glen Austin 

Dirk van Niekerk

072 904 5021

Vice-principal

Piet Potgieter High School

Jas Hansen

015 491 3201

Principal

Pietersburg High School

Ina van der Merwe

015 297 3201

Head of Department (HOD)