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A real drain on resources 17/10/17

 THE CCID’s Urban Management team are putting out a plea for members of...

CCID Publications acknowledged by SA Publications Forum 16/10/17

Two of the CCID’s publications, namely its quarterly newspaper, City Views, and...

Our Staff

Carola Koblitz

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A journalist specializing in property economics and urban regeneration, Carola has been involved in broadcast and hardcopy media since 1988. She took a two-year “sabbatical” to be part of the City of Cape Town’s 2010 FIFA World Cup™ management team and was project manager of Cape Town’s Fan Walk. Following a number of years as a freelance writer and editor working on CCID publications, she joined the organization fulltime in 2013.

Aziza Patandin

Project Co-ordinator
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Aziza worked in the publishing industry for 12 years before joining the Cape Town Partnership and CCID in 2008 as a member of the communications division, operating across the many projects undertaken by both that organisation and the CCID in the days when the CCID was still managed by the Partnership. Aziza became a fulltime member of the CCID in August 2013 when it set up its own dedicated Communications Department.

Scott Arendse

Online Co-ordinator
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Scott has been in the information technology arena for 18 years in varied roles from systems management lecturing to server support. Initially a consultant to the CCID, he joined the team fulltime in 2013 to optimise the organisation’s online content and operations, continually looking at ways to enhance the CCID’s online profile and grow its audience.

Brent Smith

Staff Writer
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Brent joined the CCID Communications team as staff writer in September 2014 after nearly five years in magazine publishing and content marketing, during which time he refined his writing and copy editing skills as well as experience in the day-to-day running of digital products. His interest in urbanism came about in 2009 when he was a document controller on a construction site in London’s 54-hectare Kings Cross Central redevelopment zone.