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Justine Drake Content Director at John Brown


Justine Drake has worked in food media since 1988, though she’s been cooking since she was old enough to wield a wooden spoon. She has written five cookbooks and edited several magazines and supplements.

Back in the day she worked with multiple local and international retail brands as a consultant on trends, print content and food styling.

She is the launch editor of Pick n Pay’s Fresh Living magazine, still the largest food and lifestyle magazine in South Africa, recipient of numerous local and international awards, including the prestigious Pearl Awards Best International Retail Magazine 2016.

Justine has presented numerous television shows, the most recent of which, Just Cooking which aired on BBC and subsequently on SABC. She has just completed Episode 86!

Today she is content director of John Brown SA and works across digital and print channels for clients as diverse as Old Mutual, BMW and Spur amongst others.

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