Editor: Maddie Sinclair

Catch the Sun Communications

Email: maddie@catchthesun.com.au
Website: http://www.catchthesun.com.au/

I have over 20 years’ experience in the advertising and marketing industry – initially as an advertising agency Account Director working on clients including Sky TV, 3 Mobile, BUPA International, Qatar Airways, Makita, Apple, Adobe and more. Now I lead a team of skilled freelancers at Catch the Sun Communications, providing proofreading, editing and copywriting services to local, national and international clients across a range of industries.


Copy editing, proofreading, copywriting, Plain English rewriting.
Journalism/interviewing, content provision, marketing consultancy, account management, project management, public relations.

Subject matter experience

I specialise in the editing, proofreading and copywriting of advertising and marketing materials across many different industries.

Genre and platform

I work across a wide range of project types, including websites, ads, annual reports, social media, prospectuses, media releases, blog posts, brochures, branding and style guide documents, emails, newsletters, articles, flyers, outdoor, government reports, direct mail, business proposals, radio and TV.

Specific projects

  • Copywriter for University of Canberra – Digital Student Journey project.
  • ACT Education Directorate – Schools for All End-of-Program Report.
  • Transport Canberra and City Services – Communications and Engagement Strategy.
  • Annual reports for ASADA; ATSB; Office of Gene Technology; ArcelorMittal; Petropavlovsk.
  • Proofreading for brands/clients including Suzuki; Simpson Travel; Imperial College London; ZSL London Zoo; Manpower; City, University of London; Champagne HATT et SONER; Yorkshire Building Society; BP; American Express; Club Lime.
  • Copywriting for brands/clients including Marriott International; British and Irish Modern Music Institute (BIMM); Australian National University; Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP).
  • Editing for brands/clients including the Department of Education, Skills and Employment; ACT Education Directorate; Alannah and Madeline Foundation.


Bachelor of Arts in Communications (Advertising/Marketing), University of Canberra.