Developmental Editor

  • From Kenya
  • Member Since Aug 04, 2019
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Developmental Editor

Adept Developmental Editor with nine years’ experience in publishing companies and media houses. Great at developmental editing, sub-editing, copy editing, proofreading, and implementing effective book publishing processes.


  • Copywriting
  • Proofreading
  • Editing
  • Publishing
  • Ghostwriting
  • Print
  • Travel Writing
  • Covers & Packaging
  • Copy Typing


  • Degree Mass Communication
  • Year 2005 - 2008
  • College Name Technical University of Mombasa , Kenya


  • Job Profile Journalist
  • Year July,2007 - May,2010
  • Company Times News Services - Publishers of Kenya Times Newspaper


- Investigated breaking show business news and fact-checked stories. - Fact checked articles daily, communicated with bureau chief and interviewed subjects to ensure feature accuracy. - Covered court news and public events. - Pitched long-form stories to the senior editor. - Went to local events to ask questions and provide detailed coverage. - Investigated and wrote human interest features

  • Job Profile Developmental Editor Cum Magazine Editor
  • Year August,2010 - October,2013
  • Company Flamekeepers Publishing Company


- Processed 24 books by sub-editing, copyediting, line editing, and proofreading. - Launched and ran The Flamekeeper Magazine as the Editor. - Led Flamekeeper Magazine's editorial team of seven; comprising sub-editors, graphic designers and freelance contributors.

  • Job Profile Developmental Editor
  • Year January,2014 - Present
  • Company Freelance


- I have reviewed and processed 26 book titles for print by line editing, copyediting and proofreading. - Proofread final manuscripts for accuracy and sub-edited marketing copies. - Manage all the phases of book production including editorial, design and print. - Work with authors to understand their requirements to be able to provide exceptional editorial services.

  • Job Profile SEO Content Writer/ Copywriter/ Marketing Strategist
  • Year April,2017 - Present
  • Company Freelance


- Writing engaging, relevant and SEO optimized blog posts, copies, and articles. - Evaluating and following up on news leads and news tips to develop relevant blog posts. - Researching and checking all facts to maintain high standards of writing. - Utilizing editorial softwares to produce error-free pieces. - Presenting businesses with unique copies and blog options based on their overall objectives (branding and inbound marketing).