Terras Communications is a personalised sports, retail and hospitality marketing and communications solutions company that creates front-line brands through exclusive, creative and practical implementation and all-inclusive brand management.
We invent dynamic and exclusive experiences, creating a new platform for consumers, retailers and businesses to interact with brands, products or services. As a through-the-line services agency, we focus on driving sales, retention and building brand equity.
We pride ourselves on our creativity, passion and dedication as we strive to influence consumer behavior along the path to purchase.
TERRAS COMMUNICATIONS is powered by LAUREN TERRAS who is an award winning, through-the-line sports, retail and hospitality concept specialist. She successfully and effortlessly merges above- and below-the-line efforts to create amplified exposure and media mileage.
Lauren started her career in the film and stills industry as a producer and stylist and later moved onto Coca-Cola to explore her passion for branding.
This moved her into print media working for companies such as Touchline Media, Media 24 and AVUSA before starting GoActive8 in 2008 (rebranded to Terras Communications in 2014).
Her passion for sports, food, travel and decor lead her to focus on this niche yet vibrant market.
ANNA ARTHUR is our DESIGN & PLAYING SURFACE SPECIALIST.
Anna has been in the design industry for more than 16 years. Her focus shifted into sports when she worked as the in-house designer and photographer for the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, where she handled all sports advertising for their rugby and soccer events.
More recently, Anna has become a Playing Surface Specialist (a UK-based platform for real-time sports content for fan engagement on social media) in Johannesburg. She also has a long history in below-the-line advertising and printing, ranging from corporate identity, corporate branding, signage, adverts for newspapers and magazines, billboards, packaging design, point-of-sale solutions, and even branded sports kits.
Anna has had the pleasure of working on all three of the last World Cup events (2018 Fifa Soccer World Cup, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup and 2019 Rugby World Cup), with Absa Premiership Soccer, AB inBev, J&B Met, CSA, LaLiga, SA Rugby, and Sun International being her most favourite brands that she worked on thus far.
HASMITA AMTHA is our WRITER AND EDITOR.
As an experienced writer, editor and stylist, Hasmita has over 10 years of experience in media and has worked on popular consumer titles such as SA Home Owner, Food & Home, Sunday Times Home Weekly, to name a few.
Having moved back to her home town of Port Elizabeth, Hasmita has been freelancing for many media titles over the last three years, and has written on decor, property, food and travel.
BERNA COETZEE is our COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER.
With over 12 years of experience shooting across fashion, food, decor, travel, products and even South African celebrities, Berna’s work has graced the covers of local magazines: Tuis & Home, House & Leisure, Sarie, Sarie Kos, You, Huis Genoot and DRUM.
Her campaign work includes adidas, Discovery Health, Uber Eats, PnP, Bellingham, Willow Creek and Club Mykonos to name a few. Although products and brands are her forte, Berna has shot with many local celebrities and TV and radio personalities like MiCasa, Jeannie D, Jimmy Nevis, Graeme Smith and Bonnie Mbuli.
JACQUES HENNING is our VIDEO EDITOR / WEB DESIGNER.
Jacques is an accomplished broadcast video editor with almost 20 years experience in sports editing. He has also been a freelance editor for SuperSport since the 2010 Fifa Soccer World Cup and has worked on all the major sporting events in the world.
His experience include most broadcast formats and platforms. In 2012 Jacques launched Africa’s favorite sports blog, TheYellowCap.com and has worked with brands like ASICS, Puma South Africa and adidas.
Jacques has in-depth knowledge of the local rugby scene and is well acquainted with most sporting fraternities in South Africa, especially in rugby circles.
Writers, Copy Editors, Damage & Reputational Management Managers, Digital Managers, Digital Content Producers, Digital Community Managers, Website Developers, , App Developers, Video Producers and Editors, Graphic and Digital Designers, Art Directors, Creative Director, Account Managers, Photographers, Stylists, Events Managers, Support Staff, Experiential Marketers, Brand Influencers, Promotional Staff