Member, Editors’ & Proofreaders’ Alliance of Northern Ireland (EPANI)
BA (Hons) English and Politics
Training and professional development
Postgrad Cert in Technical Communication , University of Limerick, 2004
Twenty-one years as a writer and editor in Editorial Solutions Ireland Ltd carrying out a wide range of editorial projects, including writing, editing and print managing various magazines; copy-editing books, research and corporate reports; copywriting marketing materials; plain language writing and editing.
Copywriting, corporate journalism, copy-editing, proofreading, plain language
Corporate reports, non-fiction books, research reports, government information, magazines, websites, ezines, brochures
Public sector, Irish tourism, business, higher education, health
Tourism Ireland, Tourism Northern Ireland, Ulster University, Belfast Met, CCEA, Department of Health NI, Invest Northern Ireland, Enterprise Ireland, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland, Eurofound
Examples of work undertaken
Writing, rewriting, editing and project managing all types of print and electronic corporate publications and documents; magazines; non-fiction book editing; copywriting of PR and marketing collateral; plain English and ‘easy read’ editing.
I co-founded the Belfast-based agency Editorial Solutions Ireland Ltd with fellow AFEPI member Sheelagh Hughes in 1997, following work as a magazine editor and freelance journalist.