Directory of freelance editors

Editor: Doug Abrahms



  • Editing—Restructuring and refocusing, copyediting, proofreading, plain English
  • Other services—Writing in various formats from PowerPoint presentations to feature articles and scripts; content project management; coaching and mentoring writers
  • Subject fields—Business, government, academic, energy and environment, public policy, technology and finance
  • Media—News articles and features, research and policy briefs, reports, newsletters, blogs, scripts, theses and dissertations

Specific projects

  • Writing and editing technical reports, policy papers and briefs, scripts, press releases,
    PowerPoint presentations, marketing collateral, and FAQs at American Academy of
  • Creating research-impact briefs at ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
    Writing and editing news and feature articles at Gannett News Service in Washington,
  • Writing and distributing press releases, speeches, and op-eds for US Congressman Heath Shuler
  • Overseeing weekly newsletters, quarterly publications and major specialised reports

I specialise in reviving moribund written projects and translating complex academic, policy or technology material into engaging copy. Technical material ≠ boring.