Business name

Kerry Coyle Communications

Phone

0417 091 720

Email

kcoyle@westnet.com.au

IPEd Accredited or Distinguished editor?

Yes

ABN

46 989 670 058

Kerry Coyle

Kerry Coyle is a nationally accredited editor (AE), publications manager and trainer. She is a former parliamentary journalist, managing editor and state public servant. In 2011, Kerry set up a Western Australian-based practice and is in demand to write and edit reports and websites on business and entrepreneurship, policy, agriculture, mining, health, water and the environment. She puts technical topics into everyday language.

Qualifications

National accreditation 2008
Diploma of Business (frontline management) 2009
Master of Journalism (Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada) 1978
Training Coordinator Society of Editors WA 2013 - present
WA Coordinator National Mentoring Program for editors 2013 - present
Past President Society of Editors WA

Experience

Kerry is a preferred supplier to government departments. In 2012, Kerry Coyle Communications was awarded editing tenders with the Department of Mining and Petroleum and the Department of Water followed by a third tender for creative services with the Department of Agriculture and Food in 2013.
With a Master in Journalism (Ottawa, Canada) plus research, reporting and editing experience, Kerry trains managers and staff in government departments, business and tertiary institutions to ‘rescue’ documents and to self-edit for career advancement.
She has enjoyed more than 30 years as a writer/editor and has achieved high academic and professional qualifications.
In December 2008, she was awarded a national Certificate of Accreditation by the Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd) Australia.
Immediately before setting up her agency, Kerry was A/Managing Editor Corporate Communications at Curtin University.

Kerry lives in Floreat with her husband and two sons.

Selected highlights:
• Annual reports (state government departments)
• Curtin University Cite and R&D magazine
• Geological surveys
• Websites & intranets
• Style manuals (government)
• Review of public mental health facilities
• Staff training and individual coaching