About me.

I am a publishing professional with more than a decade of editing and proofreading experience.

My professional background 

I  was a newspaper sub-editor in south London for more than seven years, responsible for designing pages, picture editing, and writing headlines and captions, as well as copy-editing and proofreading. Previously I had worked in publishing teams at UK universities and research institutes. 

Now

As a freelance copy-editor and proofreader I specialise in working with international organisations, charities and businesses, and in particular editing non-native English. I also work with publishers, students and individuals. I am familiar with British, North American and Australian English. 

Other services I offer.

  • Publication design (eg. two-page text-based story with images, one-page infographic, wedding order of service/invitation, business flier) 
  • Spanish (to English) translation  
  • Audiobook proofing  
  • Transcription 
  • Photoshop work 

Qualifications and membership.

  • Intermediate member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP) in the UK (formerly the Society for Editors and Proofreaders). I follow the CIEP Code of Practice and have completed their Copy-editing 1, Copy-editing 2, Editing with Word, and Web Editing courses (2016-2019) 
  • Adobe InDesign: stage 2 course at City Lit (2020) 
  • BA (Hons) degree in Spanish and French, and PG Dip in Journalism
  • Member of the NUJ and the Freelance Alliance 
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