Sub-editing and proofreading course

 

Learn how to edit and proof copy with confidence

This sub-editing and proofreading course covers:

  • writing strong headlines, captions and intros that work across print and online
  • structuring – and restructuring – different kinds of articles
  • the grammatical and punctuation rules an editor needs to know
  • proofreading marks and symbols
  • crafting strong sentences
  • sub-editing tips and tricks
  • cutting copy
  • setting the right tone for your audience
  • storytelling techniques
  • style guides and style sheets
  • tips for proofreading in fast-paced environments.

This is a fun and practical subbing course, with many editing exercises included throughout.

Who am I?

I’m a former Sydney Morning Herald editor, UTS lecturer and ACIJ presenter with over 20 years of experience across print and online.

Sub-editing and proofreading training for organisations and individuals

I provide in-house staff training across Australia and New Zealand that can be run on your premises.

One-on-one training and public workshops for individuals are also available.

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