Melissaâ€™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.
Melissa loves music, movies, art, words, commas, plants and cats.
Melissa is currently completing a doctoral degree in Media Studies. She has a masters degree in Applied Media, also from Nelson Mandela University.
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.
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.
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.
When she isn't writing or working, Melissa can be found misadventuring in the kitchen.
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.
Life goal: to write about music. What she doesn't know, she will definitely learn.
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.
Melissa has been active in the television and film industry for more than a decade.
As an educator and therefore, by default, a public speaker - Melissa is a confident speech writer.
Nothing like the challenge of limited characters.. :)
Eager to write blog posts on any number of topics. Melissa is a quick study!
Melissa has a wide range of interests, and would be very keen to hone her writing skills through exploring a variety of topics.
Melissa loves a good bio, and is experienced in writing professional, eloquent profiles.
Fiction is close to her heart, but Melissa is also interested in leadership and lifestyle content.