(The phrase “safe hands” in the game of cricket refers to a fielder who never drops a catch, and in journalism to the person who can be trusted with any job, no matter how tricky.)
Renee Moodie is a senior journalist who has, over decades, worked as a reporter and newspaper sub-editor. She was an early pioneer in the online news space in South Africa, working on Independent Online, one of the largest platforms in the country. She has decades of experience in writing and editing in a range of news categories. She’s done production management, live blogging and social media management, and was IOL’s Deputy Editor for many years. More on LinkedIn
Renee Moodie is the best and most thorough copy-editor with whom I have ever worked.
Professor Abdul Karim Bangura
Author of 97 books
Renee Moodie is probably the most patient, helpful trainer I have had in a long, long time.
We have worked in large groups, small groups and on a one-on-one basis, and she never ceases to amaze me with her patience, how tuned in she is to individual needs, her understanding of people and the dynamics of working with difficult and often complex personalities.
I still remember the lesson on a green Mac at IOL many years ago like it was yesterday. What was to follow was a great career in online, print and broadcast media because I stood on the shoulders of a giant called Renee.
Renee Moodie has worked with us at Quote This Woman for several years – writing, editing, doing social media. We’ve really valued her project management skills which have helped us stay on track and get things done.
Director, Quote This Woman+
I am a big fan, you have an unrivalled talent for making reading – even of dry topics – such a pleasure. As I try to tell my researchers, there is elegance in simplicity.
Chief editor of Africa Check
Renee is my go-to resource for clever, on point content. She is versatile and can write for a range of audiences on diverse topics. She is also an excellent editor.
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