Nicola K
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Joined 10/30/2021
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Nicola is a former teacher, who specialized in gifted education. She is a freelance copywriter and researcher and has experience in creating web content, blogs, opinion pieces, social media posts, and press releases.

Nicola has written for multiple industries and niches, including travel, food, team building, mental health, addiction and substance abuse, trade, and education.

Her experience includes work for Roche Diagnostics, CMTrading, Learnfully, Rockoly, In-home Montessori, Kryolan, Hans Grohe, SA Rugby Legends and Interakt.

Much of Nicola's work has been done on a ghostwriting basis and is available on request.

Nicola offers services in all areas of PR, marketing, TTL advertising, TV and journalism, and has 20 years of content creation experience.

Content creation was a natural part of Nicola's teaching career, and she designed her own curriculum from scratch. Over the past year, Nicola has taken on a variety of work, mentored by her partner, and her WriterAcces experience has exposed her to many writing styles.

Nicola's statistics show an 'exceeded my expectations' rate of almost 60% - well above the WA average of 17%.
Women
Cooking/Beverage
Parenting
Relationships
Home Living
Office
Bio/Profile
Landing Page
Finance
Education
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Specialties

Nicola's passion lies in education, mental health, and travel. She has written OpEds, press releases, advertorials, and scripts for various industries and enjoys narrative writing, telling her and others' stories.

Nicola has written for multiple industries and niches, including travel, food, team building, mental health, addiction and substance abuse, trade, and education.

Her experience includes work for Roche Diagnostics, CMTrading, Learnfully, Rockoly, In-home Montessori, Kryolan, Hans Grohe, SA Rugby Legends, and Interakt.

Interests

Nicola has a deep interest in special needs education, especially in gifted children, and the learning needs of those who don't fit a mainstream system. Nicola has a 17-year-old son who is gifted, yet dyslexic and on the autism spectrum. She has used her career as a way to reach other parents of children with similar challenges and gifts.

As her experience has grown, Nicola has also developed a deep interest in mental health, substance use, and addiction.

Nicola is an animal lover and is a proud dog mom. She is also a travel enthusiast and enjoys experiencing new places and new cultures every chance she gets. She knows her music, adores cooking, and getting lost in books.

Education

University of the Witwatersrand

A Bachelor of Primary education, majoring in English, Art and Drama

Healthcare

25 Projects Completed

Nicola is a writer for Roche Diagnostics and has written many opinion pieces and press releases for the health care industry.

Finance

20 Projects Completed

Nicola is a copywriter for Ubuntu Invest and CMTrading. She writes on current trends and composes opinion pieces on behalf of thought leaders in the industry.

Education

20 Projects Completed

Nicola is a mom of a gifted, dyslexic 17-year-old who is also on the autistic spectrum. She specialized in gifted education, teaching for 8 years at a school for gifted children. She created all the content from scratch, due to the nature of the model the school used.

She recently left teaching and is now a full-time writer. Her goal is to channel her writing skills towards education, especially regarding children who are different according to mainstream views. In particular, she wants to reach parents and teachers, supporting them in their journey.

She loves researching topics to create accessible, meaningful content for curriculums. She also wants to research and write articles and blogs that can inspire parents and teachers who struggle to understand children that don't quite fit the mold.

Beauty

20 Projects Completed

Nicola is the copywriter for KryolanSA. Kryolan is an international make-up brand specializing in stage and special effects make-up, but they also have an everyday range.

Health

20 Projects Completed

Nicola is a copywriter for Roche Diagnostics (South Africa) and Roche Pharma (South Africa). She composed all press releases and opinion pieces. Nicola does her own research when writing about products and diseases. When writing opinion pieces, she interviews thought leaders and composes a release in their unique voice.

Hospitality

20 Projects Completed

Nicola is the copywriter for the aha Hotel group. She is responsible for their web copy, press releases, newsletters, and advertorials.

Nicola has also written a number of blogs and articles ad hoc, writing about hotel chains and travel destinations.

Kids/Family

20 Projects Completed

Nicola is a mom of a gifted, dyslexic 17-year-old who is also on the autistic spectrum. She specialized in gifted education, teaching for 8 years at a school for gifted children.

Nicola recently left teaching and is now a full-time writer. Her goal is to channel her writing skills into reaching parents and teachers, supporting them in their journey. She also wants to research and write articles and blogs that can inspire parents and teachers who struggle to understand children that don't quite fit the mold.

Many parents feel quite desperate and her personal and professional experience can give them hope as well as practical advice.

Travel

20 Projects Completed

Nicola is the copywriter for the aha Hotel group. She is responsible for their web copy, press releases, newsletters, and advertorials.

Nicola has also written a number of blogs and articles ad hoc, writing about hotel chains and travel destinations.

Pharma

20 Projects Completed

Nicola is a copywriter for Roche Diagnostics (South Africa) and Roche Pharma (South Africa). She composed all press releases and opinion pieces. Nicola does her own research when writing about products and diseases. When writing opinion pieces, she interviews thought leaders and composes a release in their unique voice.

Lifestyle

20 Projects Completed

Nicola has written a variety of blogs and articles on various lifestyle topics. Topics include home decor, holiday destinations, fashion, food, and pop culture.

Parenting

15 Projects Completed

Nicola is a mom of a gifted, dyslexic 17-year-old who is also on the autistic spectrum. She specialized in gifted education, teaching for 8 years at a school for gifted children.

Nicola recently left teaching and is now a full-time writer. Her goal is to channel her writing skills into reaching parents and teachers, supporting them in their journey. She also wants to research and write articles and blogs that can inspire parents and teachers who struggle to understand children that don't quite fit the mold.

Many parents feel quite desperate and her personal and professional experience can give them hope as well as practical advice.

Relationships

15 Projects Completed

Nicola has written for education websites that focus on the relationships between families and teachers who work with special needs.

She is a regular writer for a mental health center that publishes guest posts, with a focus on the effects of mental health and substance abuse on individuals and their families.

Home Living

15 Projects Completed

Nicola has written a variety of blogs and articles on various lifestyle and home living topics. Topics include home decor, design styles, DIY tips, and 'best' lists, such as 'best folding coffee tables, 'best water heaters' etc.

Office

15 Projects Completed

Nicola is a regular blog contributor for Novex office furniture. Her blogs include the benefits of functional design, ergonomics and aesthetics, but she also branches out into more creative topics such as 'How to create a multisensory environment in the office' and 'Keeping fit at your desk'.

Women

10 Projects Completed

Nicola is a writer for Roche Diagnostics and has written several features on women's health.

Cooking/Beverage

10 Projects Completed

Nicola is a full time blogger for an online cooking school and researches food and beverages from around the world.

Food

5 Projects Completed

Although Nicola has not had the opportunity to write much about food, she is a food lover and amateur chef. She would love more opportunities to write in this niche.

Pets

3 Projects Completed

Although Nicola has not had much opportunity to write about pets, she is an animal lover and proud pet mom. She wants to have more opportunities to write in this niche as she is at her best when writing about what she loves

Blog Post

83 Projects Completed

Nicola has written many blogs, covering topics that include fashion, food, travel, make-up, office supplies, finance, and education.

Article

76 Projects Completed

Nicola has experience in drafting opinion pieces, advertorials, and press release articles for Roche Diagnostics, CMTrading, Ninja Creative, AP Elite, In-home Montessori, Kryolan, Hans Grohe, SA Rugby Legends, and Interakt.

Much of Nicola's work has been done on a ghostwriting basis and is available on request.

Newsletter Content

20 Projects Completed

Nicola has experience in drafting advertorials and newsletters for Roche Diagnostics, CMTrading, In-home Montessori, Kryolan, and Interakt.

Much of Nicola's work has been done on a ghostwriting basis and is available on request.

Facebook Post

20 Projects Completed

Nicola has experience in drafting social media content, for Ninja Creative, AP Elite, InHome Montessori, Kryolan, and Interakt.

Much of Nicola's work has been done on a ghostwriting basis and is available on request.

Press Release

20 Projects Completed

Nicola has experience in drafting opinion pieces, advertorials, and press release articles for Roche Diagnostics, CMTrading, Ninja Creative, AP Elite, Inhome Montessori, Kryolan, Hans Grohe, SA Rugby Legends and Interakt.

Much of Nicola's work has been done on a ghostwriting basis and is available on request.

Bio/Profile

15 Projects Completed

Nicola Has written a number of bios and LinkedIn profiles for ad hoc clients and regular clients from Roche Diagnostics, CMTrading and Ubuntu invest. Her process involves in-depth interviews and research to capture the essence of the client accurately.

Landing Page

15 Projects Completed

Nicola writes landing pages for well-known web builders and has created land pages for numerous ad-hoc clients.

This includes everything from swimming lessons to pharma.

She has experience with Surfer SEO and is skilled at ensuring keywords flow naturally. Nicola interprets briefs accurately and is open to communication to ensure all work is exactly as the client envisions it.

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