Welcome guest. Sign in here

Stacey King

Polished Communications

Tel: 0410883710
Email: stacey@polishedcommunications.com.au


Part time (I am available for small and large projects)


I am an experienced writer, editor and communications specialist who is passionate about helping authors, students and business professionals refine their writing. Over the past 12 years I have worked in a number of in-house writing and editing roles in the financial and higher education sectors, while also providing writing and editing services on a freelance basis. I have postgraduate qualifications in writing, editing and publishing; am an Accredited Editor; and also hold a certificate in digital marketing.

Computing capabilities

- Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, including the use of tracked changes for editing
- Adobe Indesign
- Wordpress and other content management systems


- Bachelor of Journalism/Bachelor of Business Management (UQ)
- Graduate Certificate in Writing, Editing and Publishing (UQ)
- Digital Marketing Certificate (ADMA)
- Accredited Editor (AE) certified by the Institute of Professional Editors Limited (IPEd)

Special skills

My editing experience is broad, but my particular areas of expertise are:
- structural editing and copyediting for non-fiction books
- content for websites, including website copy and blog posts
- content for print and digital publications, including magazines, newsletters and ebooks
- theses and academic journal articles
- annual reports
- marketing documents
- CVs and selection criteria

I am available to work on small and large projects, and particularly enjoy working with authors, PhD and Honours students, and small business owners.

If you are interested in working with me, please send me an email and I'll be in touch as soon as I can.

Freelance services offered

  • Copyediting
  • Journalism
  • PR and promotions
  • Project management and/or production supervision
  • Proofreading
  • Structural editing
  • Writing

Freelance product types

  • Annual and business reports
  • Books, non-fiction
  • CVs
  • Magazines, newsletters
  • Manuals
  • Marketing and promotional material
  • Online and multi-media materials
  • Reference and guidebooks
  • Technical reports
  • Tenders
  • Theses and academic reports
  • Websites

Freelance specialist areas

  • Business
  • Educational books: Secondary
  • Educational books: Tertiary and above
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Legal
  • Media
  • Sciences
  • Technical material
  • Tourism and hospitality