Les Aupiais – Media Communication Strategy

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Les Aupiais - Media Communication Strategy
Les Aupiais - Media Communication Strategy

Les Aupiais – Media Communication Strategy

Les Aupiais – Media Communication Strategy is the Creative Director and Scriptwriter for Top Billing, a presenter on Carte Blanche and editor of the award-winning quarterly lifestyle magazine, Icon.

 

She is also the key communications lecturer at Wits University and a media and editorial advisor for a variety of corporate clients. Les is now available through Speakers Inc.

She has a BA in English, Speech and Drama and a diploma in Marketing Management. Her worth with the written word saw her launching and editing Sunday Life, as managing editor of Cosmopolitan and with Visi, Femina, Men’s Health and O magazine. Like Les on Facebook.

She heads up her own media company and has co-published and written several books. Les’ career has encompassed invaluable contributions to leading radio stations (including hosting her own show on 567 Cape Talk), newspapers and glossy magazines, for which she has received numerous awards.

Les is a member of the JHP Personality Portfolio, a team of professionals, public speakers and personalities who offer real messages and value rather than merely celebrity value.

Les Aupiais – Media Communication Strategy

She is uniquely placed to advise companies and individuals on media and communication strategies and on how to handle radio and television interviews under pressure. She has worked successfully with large corporations, with executive management teams and in one-to-one coaching.

  • Former reporter, now guest presenter and director on South Africa’s most influential investigative news programme, Carte Blanche.
  • Director/script writer educational videos.
  • Former senior script-writer on SABC3’s magazine show Top Billing, Top Travel, Top Dogs.
  • Copywriter – commercials.
  • Former Bureau Chief Cosmopolitan magazine, Editor of award-winning Sunday Life, quarterly magazine Icon and currently editor of award-winning magazine Private Edition.
  • Lecturer in communications and media strategy, executive short courses at top business schools.
  • Communications coach to a number of executives.
  • Feature writer, columnist and author, (Three books and several contributions) MC and key note speaker on topics such as micro-trends in SA.
  • Director, Write Angles Editing: Writing courses on magazine features, travel and script writing.

Les Aupiais – Media Communication Strategy

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