Music, Arts and Culture Journalist

Having begun his career as a columnist for Big Issue magazine in 2000, Music Arts and Culture Journalist Struan Douglas has continued on this course of “freelance journalism” for twenty years.

As a philosophy and religions of the East, Honours graduate his work has examined the inter-relationship between music and community development, through festivals, venues, education, collaboration and business.

As a RSM music graduate and horn player his work takes close account of African and Jazz music, music performance, recording, history and fulfilment of potential.

As a Durban born, having lived in Cape Town, based in Johannesburg and a frequent visitor to Maputo, Harare and other locations in Southern Africa his work is used in travel publications, in flight magazines and feature to document in particular cultural tourism.

His work is supported and assisted by editors at South African Daily and Weekly newspapers, Business Day, African Independent, Mail and Guardian and Sunday Times as well as in flight magazines Sawubona, Skylife and Pacific as well as music publications Downbeat and Songlines.


2018 articles published–free-are-global-citizens-mandela-concert-tickets/–collecting-societies-are-failing-to-unite–creative-sectors/

Thank you to all clients 2017 was an amazing year …

2017 articles published in Business Day

2017 Articles published in African Independent

Contributions to Mail and Guardian



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