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editor & proofreader

writing consultant

Experience & qualifications

In-house history: Butterworths (legal), Scholastic Australia (educational), Reader's Digest General Books (illustrated non-fiction),
McGraw-Hill (tertiary and professional), HarperCollins Australia (trade), Penguin Random House (trade)

Freelance history: Corporate clients (eg Southcorp, CH2M Hill, Managed Innovation); public sector and not-for-profit (eg NSW Health Dpt; Australian Society of InterCountry Aid for Children (NSW) Inc.; Parks & Wildlife Service; National Centre for English Language Training & Research); trade publishers (eg Pan MacMillan, Allen & Unwin, HarperCollins, Random House, Hachette) 
Writing credits:Web Writing that Works, with Robyn Lowe (Choice Books); Genetically Modified Food (Watts Publishing), various life stories
(eg Standing Tall, the account of an Auschwitz survivor); corporate history (eg Coates Hire); white papers, blogs and social media posts

Bona fides: MA English (University of NSW); BA French and English (Waikato University); Dip Teaching (Canterbury Training College, NZ); Cert IV PR & Marketing (North Sydney TAFE), RSA Prep Cert TEFL (International House, London); Working With Children Check; 
Professional Member IPEd (NSW)


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0402 460 009



Anne Reilly is an accomplished communications professional adept at developing, editing and proofreading text for a variety of audiences.  

       She has 25 years' experience in the publishing industry. She edited Australia's highest selling political autobiography,  Lazarus Rising by John Howard (HarperCollins Publishers), and My Story by Julia Gillard (Random House).

       Anne does freelance editing for corporations and public institutions, ghost-writes life stories and coaches authors working on complex writing projects. 

       Prior to becoming an editor, she was a secondary school English teacher and also taught English as a Foreign Language in Spain and Britain.


Corporate reports, histories, life stories. Services include developing text to a brief and 1:1 coaching. Book now for your 15-minute obligation-free consultation.


Experienced freelance editor
and proofreader. Commercial publishers, corporate and government organisations. Member of Institute of Professional Editors  


0402 460 009


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