Editor: Richa Carneiro Alphonso AE

Email: richa.sca@gmail.com
Accredited Editor 2018

More than 15 years’ experience as an editor/writer. Efficient at conceptualising and implementing quality editorial for diverse formats of publication. Adaptable to various house styles and proficient in an array of design programs. Thorough with the Australian Style Manual and the Australian Standards for Editing Practice.

Great attention to detail, collaborative, multilingual with extensive experience editing/writing for those who speak English as a second language.


Comprehensive editing (structural editing, copy editing and proofreading)
Writing, rewriting, academic editing, plain English, research translation, fact-checking, policy documents, reports, content development, project management, style guide development, referencing, proposals

Subject matter experience

Early childhood, education, government, academic, journals, theses, policy, annual reports, corporate, business, events, marketing, professional learning, communications, diversity, South Asia

Genre and platform

Print and digital publications: Journal articles, government submissions, theses, books, magazines, newsletters, blog posts, website content, corporate documents, promotional content

Specific projects

As Senior Publications Editor for Early Childhood Australia (ECA) I:

  • manage the quarterly core publications Research in Practice Series and Everyday Learning Series targeted at early childhood educators
  • work with academics, authors, reviewers and content editors across Australia
  • edit and proofread manuscripts, provide directions to the design team and handle post-production work (including printer proofs)
  • project-managed the Australasian Journal of Early Childhood (AJEC) from 2017 to 2019, before it was outsourced to SAGE Publications
  • edit, proofread and project-manage special publications
  • edit ECA Studio projects for external clients, such as ACECQA, NOFASD and the Victorian government
  • edit corporate materials: government submissions, communications documents, policy documents, blog posts, marketing materials, media releases and event literature
  • edit professional learning courses for the ECA Learning Hub.
  • Qualifications

    Master of Arts (English Literature), Bachelor of Commerce (Economics, Business Administration), TAFE Certificate IV: Professional Writing and Editing