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Simone Redelinghuys Curriculum Vitae CONTACT DETAILS:

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Email: simone.redelinghuys@gmail.com Twitter Handle: @simonesayssit Telephone: 0825530777

EDUCATION Tertiary Education 2012: Rhodes University, Bachelour of Journalism (New Media specialisation) 2009—2011: Rhodes University, Bachelour of Arts in Journalism & Media Stuides and Psychology) Journalism & Media Studies III (72%) Journalism & Media Studies II (71%) Journalism & Media Studies I (70%)

Psychology III (77%) Psychology II (66%) Psychology I (69%

High School 2004—2008: Bridge House School Qualification: IEB Matric Exemption/ National Senior Certificate English first language (80%) Mathematical Literacy (80%) History (80%) Visual Arts (80%) Drama (76%) Life Orientation (79%) Afrikaans second language HG (67%)

SKILLS Ms Excel (Competent) PowerPoint (Competent) Ms Word (Highly Skilled) Adobe Audition 1.5 (Highly competent) Adobe Audition CS5.5 (Highly competent) Adobe Premier CS5.5 (Competent) Adobe SoundSlide (Highly Competent) CuBase sound editing program (Competent) Online curation Data journalism skills Basic Flash & HTML

Sound Technology I (63%) English Language and Linguistics I (63%) English I (67%) Sociology I (58%)


Highly Creative Deadline Driven Multi-tasker Leadership skills Resourceful and able to learn quickly Self-motivated and pro-active Problem solving skills Facilitation Skills

WORK EXPERIENCE Cue Online

Position: Duration of Employment: Responsibilities:

Multimedia Reporter 22 June 2012-09 July 2012 To daily curate online social media stories using the social media tool Storify. To repurpose Cue Newspaper articles for online consumption on the Cue Online website. To produce a variety of online videos, interviews, soundslides and podcasts.

Rhodes University Position: Duration of Employment: Responsibilities:

Radio Technical Assistant February 2011-December 2011 Twice a week for two hours each I would help second year Journalism & Media Studies students familiarize themselves with radio editing, recording and producing. This includes assisting with in-studio work and with our editing program Adobe 1.5

Rhodes Music Radio Position: Duration of Employment: Responsibilities:

Radio Presenter & Producer January 2009 – October 2010 Hosting various radio shows such as The Breakfast show, Bassline, Music central, SA Rocks, Weekend Wakeup Call and RMR Top 40.

Radio Grahamstown Position: Duration of Employment: Responsibilities:

Journalist/Reporter June-September 2011 Compiled various news stories which were broadcast on the Lunchtime Live show.


567 Cape Talk Position: Duration of Employment: Responsibilities:

Franshhoek FM, Intern Position: Duration of Employment: Responsibilities:

Primedia Intern Journalist 7 June 2010-11 June 2010 Assisted presenter Soli Philander and his producer, Grant Jansen, with daily preparation for the CapeTalk show “Timeout Taxi”. This involved researching content for each broadcast and interviews. In addition my job entailed helping on location broadcasts such as at the FIFA Soccer World Cup Fan Park. Intern Journalist 2009 Helped collect content for community shows. Set up and ran the live broadcast stall at the town hall.

Paarl Post, Intern Position: Duration of Employment: Responsibilities:

Intern Journalist 26 June 2009 – 02 June 2009 Edited various stories for publication, produced two stories which were published in different editions of the newspaper, took several photographs of various events and edited press releases.

AWARDS Rhodes University: 2012: Invitation to Golden Key International Honours Society 2011: Nominated for Investec Rhodes Top 100 (In category General Excellence by Psychology Lecturer, Gary Stele at Rhodes University) Class Representative for Radio Production in Journalism & Media Studies 2010: University Hall Academic Achievement Award for most improved student High School: Academic:

Head Girl 2008 Leadership Award 2008 Academic Silver Award 2008 Cultural Award in Drama 2008 First in Visual Arts 2008 Student Representative Council 2008 Academic Silver Award 2007 Student Representative Council 2006 Student Representative Council 2004

Cultural:

Round Square Committee 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 ‘Waiting for Godot’ Drama Production 2008 Paarl Youth leadership council 2008 Born 2 Sing Choir 2007 Founders Shield 2003

Sport:

1st team Water polo 2008, 2007, 2006


1st team Netball 2008, 2007 U16 Netball Captain 2006

EXTRA-MURAL ACTIVITIES & VOLUNTEER WORK The President’s Award Presidents Award Gold 2008 Presidents Award Silver 2006 Presidents Award Bronze 2004 Round Square National and International conference (Johannesburg 2006, Cape Town 2007 & Scotland 2006) International Exchange 2006 (To Newcastle, England) YESS Counselor YESS (The Youth Empowerment and Support Program) is a short term voluntary selfreferral program that helps youth locate and develop support services in local communities.

REFEREES Name: Rory Malcolm (Duty-Head of Bridge House School) Number: 021 878148100 Address: Bridge House School, Franshhoek, 7690 Name: Danika Marquis (Radio Lecturer) Email: D.Marquis@ru.ac.za Address: Rhodes University, Grahamstown Name: Gugulethu Mhlungu (RMR Station Manager) Number: 0825743746 Address: RMR studios, Rhodes University, Grahamstown


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