Media Meme

Words that work


Editing and proofreading

We rework and refine words to make sure our clients’ communications express their intended meaning clearly and concisely.


No matter how compelling your copy is, if your publication doesn’t present it well, your messages lose impact.


Often, the easiest way to make sure your communications convey what you intend is to get us involved right from the beginning.


Let us know if you’d like us to help you hone your writing, communication or presentation skills. 

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Some of our clients


"Under their leadership, quality publications have been delivered timeously and effectively within a highly pressured working environment."

Mampho Modise

Deputy Director-General, National Treasury

"Ricky and Ahmed are a pleasure to work with – reliable, professional and consistent, delivering work of the highest quality, often within extremely tight timeframes."

Helen Yardley

Deputy Director (Editor), Department of Trade, Industry and Competition

"We rely heavily on the flexible, swift and professional services offered by the Media Meme team. Working with them we know we’re in safe hands as production is always on time and of exceptionally high quality. They exhibit a consistently high level of attention to detail."

Borrie LaGrange

Director of Communications, MSF Southern Africa

"The directors’ careful and considered use of language, as well as their congenial manner, sets them apart from many other service providers."

Rosemary Mangope

former Chief Executive, National Arts Council of South Africa

"They bring with them a boundless energy that makes workflow between our teams seamless and efficient in delivering projects on time and within budget."

Trevor Neethling

Managing Director, Grit Public Relations

"We have found Media Meme to be meticulous, diligent, efficient and capable of managing complex editorial projects. Their ability to write, rewrite and edit copy is of a high professional standard."

Greg Rosenberg

Managing Director, Clarity Global

"Ahmed and Ricky are highly competent and rigorous as editors, designers and proofreaders."

Gayle Edmunds

former Managing Editor, City Press

"We have used the services of Media Meme on several occasions to produce professional, high quality and well-edited publications, reports, briefs and media communiques … I am confident in recommending them."

Grant Masterson

Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa

About us

Media Meme is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. We aim to enhance the publications we work on, both linguistically and visually. Although we’ve carved out a niche in editing for technical financial reporting, we apply our expertise to a range of publications. Our clients are leaders in their sectors, and include national state departments, corporates, multinationals and NGOs. Over the years, we’ve added some highly skilled associates to our team for larger projects. Could we help you or your organisation? Probably, so please get in touch.

Ahmed Patel

Ahmed’s interests lie in critical media analysis and finding creative ways to respond to technical language challenges. He is deadline focused and generally friendly.


Ricky Hunt

Ricky has postgraduate degrees in English and journalism, almost 20 years’ experience working with words and design, and more than 10 years’ experience as a media trainer and project manager. He also has a wife, a daughter, three dogs and two tennis rackets.

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