The Documender (Jo Waugh)

I am a technical writer, editor and proofreader with a background in the business and vocational education sectors. I am ready and willing to help form, shape and polish your words, whatever their purpose. My collaborative approach to writing and editing work is focused on the goal of producing something your audience wants to read.

Contact details

Northgate SA 5085


Writing performance standards and training resources for nationally endorsed training packages within the vocational education sector.
Proofreading and editing annual reports, case studies and marketing collateral within business and government sector operations.
Editor of The South Australian Genealogist


Graduate Diploma of Applied Linguistics, Certificate of Professional Editing and Proofreading, Diploma of Business, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Special skills

Academic editing, Desktop publishing, Electronic publishing, Languages, On-screen editing, Periodical publications, Project management, Questionnaire design, Report writing, Teaching editing and writing skills, Teaching resources, Technical writing, Wordprocessing, Writing and rewriting.

Areas of expertise

Business, Cookery publications, Education and training, Fiction, Government and administration, Information technology, Languages, Social services, Sport, Travel.

Computer software capability

MS Word 2010, MS Excel 2010, MS PowerPoint 2010, MS Access 2010, Adobe InDesign CC, Adobe DC.
MS Word 2016, MS Excel 2016, MS PowerPoint 2016, MS Access 2016, Adobe InDesign CC Adobe DC.

Join us

The society works actively to support and promote editors and the editing profession, both in South Australia and nationally. As a member of the society, you will have access to a variety of benefits.



Join us for the Editors SA Christmas party at the Governor Hindmarsh Hotel on Monday 4 December. Bookings essential.
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