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Catharina Robbertze

Communications specialist

Location icon South Africa

With a background in sport, travel and adventure writing I specialise in creating and managing content on these topics but I am well versed in writing on a variety of topics and in different styles depending on the publication and platform.
Past experience includes working in different communication and media capacities for Wildrunner trail running events, TDA Global Bicycle Expeditions, Modern Athlete running magazine and the national Afrikaans Sunday newspaper, Rapport.
I am adventurous and creative, always searching for new opportunities to explore and learn and always on the look-out for a challenge.

Portfolio
Writing
05/02/2011
An unforgettable journey

This article was published in Modern Athlete magazine after I took part in the Lesotho Wildrun in 2011.

Writing
10/01/2012
Cycling the Silk Road

After completing the second half of the Silk Route from Kashi to Istanbul in 2012 as communications officer I wrote this article for DO IT NOW, an adventure magazine in South Africa.

Blogging
05/09/2012
Thoughts from an African cycling trip

As communications officer, I blogged regularly and wrote weekly press releases on our progress on the Tour d'Afrique cycle tour from Cairo to Cape Town.

Newsletters
Wildrunner Weekly

I manage and write the Wildrunner Weekly newsletter, going to over 26,000 subscribers.

Sub-editing
Klaserie Chronicle

I sub-edit the Klaserie Chronicle, a quarterly magazine reporting on the activities of Eco Children, a non-profit organisation based in Hoedspruit, Limpopo.

Annual Reports
Eco Children

Since 2012 I have been collating, managing and editing the Eco Children Annual Report. Eco Children is a registered non-profit organisation based in Hoedspruit, Limpopo.

Website & content management
wildrunner.co.za

I managed the redesign and development of wildrunner.co.za and trailseries.co.za and am well versed in managing online content.

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