African Photojournalism Database
Taoyuan, Taoyuan District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan
My name is Lizane. I am an experienced multimedia photojournalist currently based in Taiwan. I am South African.
I am currently pursuing my masters degree in journalism and I have excellent writing and research skills. My writing skills combined with my skills in photography, documentary film making, video editing, editing, interactive and graphic design, helps me to create stories that are visually very interesting.
I have worked in news rooms in South Africa and I adapt easily to any fast-paced environment. For over 4 years I worked on many breaking news stories in South Africa as a contract photojournalist and I can deliver products that tells visually compelling stories. As a multimedia journalist, I am be able to think on my feet, I think critically, I have the ability to analyse situations and create the best stories from the angles I choose. I am a highly creative and hardworking journalist that can create original and imaginative stories.
During my studies and freelance working experiences in Asia for the past 8 years, I developed a very strong multimedia skill set. Oftentimes, I had to work on my own on challenging stories, in places where English is not spoken. I have extensive experience working with translators. My passion is visual storytelling, I can produce work for newspapers, magazines, online, TV and radio. I can write and edit, I can create photo features, multimedia short films, video and also infographics. My skills enable me to work on any media platform and I can produce not only engaging but high-quality stories. My field of work has always required me to work to tight deadlines and to deliver work of the highest standard.
I am currently working as a freelance multimedia photojournalist and documentary filmmaker.
- Audio capture
- Audio editing
- Breaking news
- Video capture
- Video editing