Jacques is a South African Reporter and News Photographer and has been based in Gauteng since 2008. He held the position of Senior Reporter for the National Sunday Newspaper, Rapport, and for Media24 Limited for some years, and previously held the same position for Beeld Jacques also worked as Crime Reporter & Photographer for Mooivaal Media in Vanderbijlpark. He recently left Media24 to work for the SABC as a radio reporter.
Jacques is highly regarded hard news photographer, and has received several awards for this genre. Jacques has been covering breaking-news stories across South Africa for more than six years. During this time he has reported on hundreds of murders and countless court cases. He is considered one of the country's top hard-news reporters and has been awarded numerous journalism prizes over the years.

Jacques covered the Griekwastad murders from day one and, along with his contacts and sources, investigated and exposed the truth behind this gruesome case.