Sue began working as an environmental journalist and photographer for independent newspapers before becaming a travel journalist, and has authored the large majority of travel and guidebooks relating to KwaZulu-Natal and Durban.
Sue has published 17 books in total, and for the past 18 years have worked independently. Her special interests and skills are in travel, traditional culture, food, environment and lifestyle.
When Cape Talk Radio launched in 1997 she produced environment and travel programmes and over the years has also worked for French TV, UK based Channel 4 TV, BBC’s Natural History Unit and South Africa’s MNet.
Sue has extensive experience in public relations (past Director of Communications for the Peace Parks Foundation) and has been employed as media consultant for many companies ranging from corporates such as Nedbank’s Green Trust, the Department of Environmental Affairs, and Marine and Coastal Management, Tourism KwaZulu-Natal, WESSA, KwaZulu Training Trust to smaller local tourism authorities, as well as many organisations in the travel industry such as hotels, guest houses, travel companies, safari companies, NGO’s and many individuals.