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nDash Writer Profile for Karien Sinclair

Karien Sinclair

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About Me

I've been a journalist for the past 15 years (2002 - present).

My media career started in radio news as a journalist and culminated in compiling and reading news bulletins.

In this period I also wrote numerous search engine optimization (SEO) articles for a variety of industries.

I also wrote a regular blog "Woody de Bruin", which was published in "The Woodpecker" magazine.

Other magazine articles involved topics such as lifestyle, entertainment and medical.

In this period I also started a blog with more personal pieces on and pictures of my travels and experiences.

My hobbies include:

Playing the piano (I hold a Bachelor of Music degree)

Singing/songwriting (I released a CD in 2007)

Bird-watching (Just for the love of these beauties)

Bird photography (Some om my pictures have been used on a Newman's app)

Tennis (I only play socially)

Cooking (Karien's Kitchen)

  

Industries I Write About

Arts & Crafts

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Broadcast Media

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Entertainment

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Environmental Services

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Farming

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Health, Wellness & Fitness

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Leisure & Travel

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Medical Practice

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Music

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Plastics

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Sports

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Translation & Localization

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Writing & Editing

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My Writing Samples

THE PLEBS HAVE SPOKEN

I wrote this piece in reaction to the same-sex marriage plebiscite and its outcome.

http://www.karienjordaan.com/the-plebs-have-spoken/

WARRNAMBOOL - WELCOMED BY WHALES

I wrote this piece shortly after we first arrived in Australia.

http://www.karienjordaan.com/warrnambool-welcomed-whales/

Experience

News Compiler and Reader

I progressed from stringer to copy editor to hard news journalist to news compiler to online editor to voice-over artist to live-news reader to desk editor. In this period I wrote numerous search engine optimization (SEO) articles for a variety of industries, including agriculture, health, food, dental. In this period I also wrote a regular blog "Woody de Bruin", a fictional character delivering commentary on burning issues. It was published in "The Woodpecker" magazine.

Company: OFM (Central Media Group)

I worked there from 1/2002 until 4/2017

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Ideas and Pitches I Wrote

TOOTH DECAY - HIDDEN SUGAR

We all fear tooth ache and rotten teeth. Not just the pain but also the solutions to deal with the problem, which can be very costly. Scientists believe that your sugar intake has a large influence on your teeth’s health. The scary part is that many common foods, some of which are considered “healthy options”, have hidden amounts of sugar. The World Health Organisation (WHO) are currently drafting guidelines which will propose revising the current recommended daily sugar intake downwards so as t

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