Natasha Skoryk is a journalist, editor, researcher and educator based in the Western Cape. She holds a BA in English and Psychology (with distinction in English), a first class BA (Hons) degree in English Studies and a PGCE specialising in Senior Phase and FET Teaching (awarded with distinction). She is currently completing her Masters in Education degree. For the last two years, Natasha has been employed as a Tutor in the English Department at the University of Cape Town.
As a journalist, Natasha has written for both trade publications and general titles. While her passions are lifestyle, hospitality and entertainment – as well as, of course, education – she is always willing to research new sectors and develop new contacts and knowledge. Her by-line has appeared in print and digital titles, such as: Design Times, The Callsheet, The Event, SPAR Savour, Telkom Future Now, Huffington Post, SA Chef, GroundUp, SA Feminist, The Tempest, The Mary Sue, Thought Catalog and Mail and Guardian’s Thought Leader column.
Also a proficient copywriter and copyeditor, Natasha’s corporate clients have included major brands like Telkom, SPAR, Unilever Food Solutions and Capitec Bank. Additionally, given her extensive background in acadmeia, Natasha is comfortable editing dissertations, journal articles and other academic writings.
Natasha is available for writing and editing assignments of any scope or depth. Contact her directly at email@example.com