Sandy Shepherd

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PEG editor no.

SHE004

Contact Details

Telephone – work

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Telephome – home

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Cell phone

+27 0832640849

My Qualifications

 

BA, French and Cultural History, University of Cape Town
MSc Social Anthropology, London School of Econnomics

 

Skills

Years of experience

40 Years

Medium

Annual reports
Blogs
Business communications
Higher Education/Academic
Marketing material
Narrative non-fiction
Reports
Web text

Subject areas

Arts and culture
Community development
Development
Education
Environmental Sciences
Food
General
Geography
Health
Heritage
History
Humanities
Language studies
Natural resource management
Politics
Social Sciences

Skill detail

Shaping text, developing text with authors, writing up from interviews; Microsoft Office Suite; Adobe Creative Suite.

Special subjects

African history, politics and current affairs

Business details

Company name

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Web address

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About the editor

About me

Work experience

I am a highly experienced non-fiction editor, commissioning editor, proofreader, publisher and writer, having been employed by publishers in London, Montreal and Cape Town. I now work freelance from my home in Cape Town.

Illustrated non-fiction book editor, commissioning editor, proofreader, publisher and writer (eg. for Quarto UK, Reader's Digest, Dorling Kindersley, Conran Octopus, Pavilion Books, Struik Nature).
Editor and proofreader of narrative non-fiction (eg. for Double Storey, Flyleaf, Lapa, Cantaloup Press).
Online content writer and editor (Independent Online, Juta Academic).
Editorial and production manager (Juta Academic).
Publisher of scholarly books for UCT Press.
Editor of scholarly books, journals, papers and research reports (UCT Press, Brill, CODESRIA, PDA Ghana).
Website editor, proofreader and writer (eg. Fogmaker, RASA).
Marketing material, press releases, catalogue copy, promotional material (eg. UCT Press, Juta Academic, Pam Golding).
Social media management (UCT Press).
Contributor to creation of QCTO qualification for Commissioning Editor.
Participant in Shine Literacy Programme in local primary schools.

   

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