Melissa E
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Joined 9/21/2020
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Melissa is an educator and writer from South Africa.

She holds a Masters degree in contemporary culture and film studies, both from Nelson Mandela University, where she is currently also completing her doctoral degree. Her topic of research is focused specifically on how grief is represented in film.

Previously, Melissa worked as a writer and producer for the Eastern Cape’s community television station Bay TV, creating and overseeing a daily children’s programme. From there, she undertook the role of Marketing Manager for a chain of high-fashion boutiques. In 2015, Melissa started working at a private tertiary school, AFDA PE, heading up the film department and teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate screenwriting. She has been there every since.
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Specialties

Melissa’s strengths and experience lie in corporate communication, screenwriting, and marketing and social media management - although she has a soft spot for fiction and writes short stories to escape the daily grind.

She is adept in all manner of creative writing endeavors.

Interests

Melissa loves music, movies, art, words, commas, plants and cats.

Education

Nelson Mandela University

Melissa is currently completing a doctoral degree in Media Studies. She has a masters degree in Applied Media, also from Nelson Mandela University.

Education

50 Projects Completed

Melissa has worked in education for the past six years, both as faculty management, and as a senior lecturer in screenwriting to undergraduate and postgraduate students. During this time she has been actively involved in curriculum input and creation.

Marketing

50 Projects Completed

Melissa worked as the Marketing Manager for a chain of fashion boutqiues between 2012 and 2015. She was responsible for the creation of formal marketing content, social media marketing content, customer inquires, and more.

Publishing

7 Projects Completed

Having been involved in both the media industry and academia for more than a decade, Melissa has become adept at making information available to the public.

Food

6 Projects Completed

When she isn't writing or working, Melissa can be found misadventuring in the kitchen.

Women

2 Projects Completed

Melissa has a great passion for, and interest in, topics to do with women. The focus of her Masters thesis was on the significance of feminism in film.

Music

0 Projects Completed

Life goal: to write about music. What she doesn't know, she will definitely learn.

Product Description

50 Projects Completed

During her time as the Marketing Manager for a chain of fashion boutiques, Melissa became experience in writing product descriptions for a wide range of goods.

Script/Video

20 Projects Completed

Melissa has been active in the television and film industry for more than a decade.

Speech

20 Projects Completed

As an educator and therefore, by default, a public speaker - Melissa is a confident speech writer.

Twitter Post

20 Projects Completed

Nothing like the challenge of limited characters.. :)

Blog Post

6 Projects Completed

Eager to write blog posts on any number of topics. Melissa is a quick study!

Article

3 Projects Completed

Melissa has a wide range of interests, and would be very keen to hone her writing skills through exploring a variety of topics.

Bio/Profile

2 Projects Completed

Melissa loves a good bio, and is experienced in writing professional, eloquent profiles.

eBook

0 Projects Completed

Fiction is close to her heart, but Melissa is also interested in leadership and lifestyle content.

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