West Cape News (WCN) is an independent commercial news agency specialising in providing written and photographic content in the form of daily news, weekend and magazine features. WCN has been in operation since 2006.
Clients to date include
The Cape Argus and the Weekend Argus, Cape Times, Drum magazine, Leadership Magazine, Mail&Guardian, The Weekender, Sunday Independent, Sunday Tribune, MindShift magazine, Daily Voice, Daily Sun, JSE Magazine, Sawubona, Wild, Xplore, The Teacher, Property24, The Herald, Weekend Post, Bona and others.
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West Cape News accepts commissions to provide content for print publications or websites. While we are based in Cape Town and operate predominantly in its surrounds and in the Western Cape, we are willing to travel further afield. Our experienced journalists can research and investigate topic areas or cover an event. Contact us at editor(at)westcapenews.com
Contact West Cape News
6 Spin Street
Tel: +27 (0) 21 462 5449/5447
WCN is dedicated to providing news and stories developed from the ground up, in which issues are identified at grassroots level and expanded to encompass the regional, national or even international picture.
West Cape News (WCN) consists of a core of experienced, full-time staff members and freelance reporters.
Steve Kretzmann, Editor
Since graduating from Rhodes University in 1997 Steve Kretzmann has worked as a photographer, writer, photography lecturer, journalism lecturer, photojournalist, news editor and now editor and proprietor of WCN. Steve has also successfully turned his hand at reporting on theatre, music and the movie industry and willingly accepts commissions in this regard. He is also an accredited assessor qualified to assess the National Certificate: Journalism NQF level 5.