Business nameJosephine Smith - WordSmith WA
Phone08 9776 0948
IPEd Accredited or Distinguished editor?Yes
ABN49 630 439 272
Josephine has a wide variety of experience in both Australia and the United Kingdom. She is one of the few IPEd Accredited Editors in WA and as a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales she is highly conversant with formal business writing, for example, financial reports, annual reports and other documents such as strategic plans.
As the assistant editor of the Brontë Studies and with a Masters in science, she is also familiar with working to specific academic journal requirements in terms of style and referencing for academic papers.
In all her work Josephine follows the principles of Plain English.
In her spare time Josephine is working on a biography of Anne Brontë. She is looking forward to working with other writers.
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QualificationsIPEd Accredited Editor (2009, renewed 2015)
Fellow Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (qualified 2003)
MSc University of Bristol, UK (1996)
BSc University of Durham, UK (1995)
ExperienceFreelance editor for over ten years, working mainly on academic papers and theses; reports and plans for local government and not-for-profit organisations; plus other ad-hoc work.
Assistant Editor Brontë Studies
Previous Society roles include:
- committee member and secretary of the Society of Editors (WA) Inc.
- IPEd Councillor representing the Society on the IPEd Council
- IPEd Honorary Treasurer
- member of the IPEd transition working party.