Jorisna is a freelance writer and award-winning journalist with wide experience in the media industry (on editorial and production level).
She has strong research and writing skills, respects deadlines and works in both English and Afrikaans. She has a deep understanding of environmental change, agriculture, biodiversity and climate change.
Jorisna specialises in science communication as well as strategic, multi-platform content solutions, including new media.
Jorisna is a seasoned writer and journalist who takes content very seriously. She will find creative content solutions for your communication needs and create tailor-made and relevant content for your target audience.
Science writing. Content management. Communication strategies. Social media. Production. Editing. Writing. Translation. Journalism.
Jorisna is committed to creating content with meaning. She believes in lifelong learning, is interested in people and organisations mobilising for the greater good and believes in translating science for the general public. She works in English and Afrikaans.
“Jorisna is a thorough researcher and investigative journalist with a deep grasp of the environmental challenges facing the planet. Her research and journalistic work are of high quality, showing persistence and attention to detail. She is also a very confident communicator with good skills in interpersonal relationships.”
Francois Williams - Western Cape editor at Sake24
“Jorisna, is a someone with integrity and genuinely seeks to report facts in her work. She is an objective, well balanced individual and is an an asset to any institution and partnership.”
Jenifer Gouza - Programme Manager at CapeNature
“Diligent, hard working, thorough, great respect for others, clever, bright.
A brilliant journalist with a good news sense. Good writer.”
Nellie Brand-Jonker - Business journalist