We are business storytellers.
We help companies define
what they do and why it matters.
From digital content to annual reports, we work with entrepreneurial and
established companies to better tell their story.
We are changing the way companies approach their marketing and communications efforts.

When your company is not completely clear what its purpose is or what sets it apart, marketing and communication efforts are often ineffective. We are business writers that have extensive experience in assisting companies, both large and small, with their communications and marketing requirements. When developing websites, writing reports and developing thought leadership content, what became apparent is that companies invariably focus on the medium, without first being clear what it is that they want to say. We have developed a systematic approach to solve this problem; one that results in a consistent, concise and engaging story that can be used effectively to position your company for growth. Once we have perfected your story, our team of excellent marketers, brand specialists, writers, designers and developers can then get to work to visually represent and amplify your message, ensuring that your story resonates with the people that matter to you.

“Complexity is your enemy. Any fool can make
something complicated. It is hard to keep things simple.” Richard Branson
We develop, design and amplify compelling content.

We take a journalistic approach to developing your story. We start by getting to know your business. We do this by asking the right questions to create an informed narrative. We are adept at turning complex information into concise, accessible and engaging content. Our designers and developers are skilled at visually and digitally representing your story, ensuring it is compelling for all those who engage with your business and our writers and media specialists ensure it reaches the right audience.

Here are some of the services we offer:
Websites &
Experienced journalists and corporate communication specialists.
We have a can-do attitude, multi-sector experience and thoroughly enjoy bringing business stories to life.
Marisa Berndsen
Marisa is an experienced writer, editor and content strategist and has worked for leading business publications in South Africa and London. Over the last 15 years she has written on behalf of numerous business and government leaders and led the content team for the 2010 FIFA World Cup Organising Committee. She has extensive experiences in compiling and editing integrated reports and other corporate publications and in developing digital content. She has a Bachelor of Journalism from Rhodes University.
Katherine Murphy
Katherine specialises in helping senior management better communicate their business investment and value creation story, and writes and edits numerous annual reports and other corporate publications. For over sixteen years she worked with many high profile global businesses in London, Australia and South Africa on their communications efforts. Katherine has a Bachelor of Journalism from Rhodes University.
Rich Mkhondo
Rich is the founder of the Media and Writers Firm and partner and media relations advisor to Iris Consulting. As a senior communications executive, he has led the communications efforts of many of South Africa's leading companies including MTN and Discovery. He was the head of communications for 2010 FIFA World Cup Organising Committee and previous MD of Ogilvy Public Relations. He is well regarded journalist and commentator on world and Southern African affairs. Rich has a Bachelor of Journalism from Rhodes University.
We are proud to have assisted some great companies with their story.
These are just some of our recent projects:
Long-standing relationships with excellent brands.
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We would love to
hear from you.
+27 60 662 1224

Unit 201
16 on Victoria
16 Victoria Avenue
Hout Bay
Cape Town
South Africa