Anthony Ehlers

Copywriter

I work in Investec Private Banking Marketing as a copywriter. I’m a writer and content editor for our website for young professionals, Ahead of the curve.

Background/experience

I started my writing career as a staff writer at Wrapped, Africa’s first alternative glossy lifestyle magazine for the LGBTQ community in 2004, before becoming a photojournalist for Succeed, a magazine for small businesses and entrepreneurs.

I’ve also enjoyed a career as media and advertising publicist for Owlhurst Communications and copywriter for Kezi Communications working on the SA Tourism account.

More recently, I was a marketing and business writer for Dimension Data, and marketing manager for Cisco Middle East and Africa.

Qualifications

I have a diploma in Journalism (Birnam Business College).

What drives me

I enjoy working with a dynamic marketing and business team – and love that no day is ever the same at Investec.

My interests

I am passionate about copywriting, scriptwriting, novel writing, podcasting – in fact, anything that has an element of storytelling.