Lauren Shapiro
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In accordance with the Southern African Freelancers Association’s recommended rates, Lauren charges R3.50 per word, with a minimum charge of R1200 per article. Depending on time requirements and where practical, this charge includes attending the primary event and/or interviewing the primary subject.


Photography of an event (including captions) is an additional R750, to be arranged in advance. This includes basic editing and the client’s right to single use of images.

Stock images may also be available from as little as R395 per picture, depending on size and content requirements.


Editing jobs are assessed individually, with an average charge of R550/hour.


Travel will be charged at AA rates. Research, related interviews and the like will be charged for on a time basis, at a rate of R150 per quarter of an hour, and reimbursive expenses will be billed separately.


Terms and conditions for all assignments are in accordance with the recommendations from time to time of the Southern African Freelancers Association and will be confirmed in writing upon acceptance of a brief.

Rates are correct as of June 2014.

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