Cassidy Parker

Cassidy Parker

Content Writer

Cassidy (she/her) is a self-described writer and adventurer.

She has been writing professionally since 2008 for agencies in both South Africa and Canada, and in a freelance capacity since early 2017.

She writes a variety of content for clients that range from non-governmental to corporate, and has a particular passion for telling meaningful and engaging stories that push her creatively.

Originally from Johannesburg, Cassidy now lives in London.

Fun facts about Cassidy

  • Cassidy loves nothing more than exploring somewhere new — a place where she neither speaks the language nor recognizes the food
  • Cassidy can’t resist greeting every cat she sees with “pspspsps”
  • She’s neither a coffee drinker nor an olive eater, much to the disbelief of almost everyone she meets
  • Cassidy maintains a humble blog


  • MA (with Distinction) in English and Related Literature at the University of York
  • BA (with Distinction) in English Literature and Anthropology at Rhodes University

Work experience

Cassidy’s work as a writer has taken her around the world, with roles focusing ranging from Communications Officer to Senior Content Developer, and more recently a Self-Employed Writer.

Careers highlights

Cassidy’s work as a writer has taken her around the world, and she has worked with entities that include the European Union and the Institute for Security Studies, a pan-African organization focused on human security.

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