KIRKER, Jeremy

Editor and proofreader

Bangor, Co Down, Northern Ireland

t. 048 9145 4817 (national rate calls from RoI) | +44 (0)28 9145 4817
m. +44 (0) 77 3165 4130
e. info@jkeditorial.com
w. www.jkeditorial.com

Professional memberships:
Professional Member, Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP); Member, Editors’ and Proofreaders’ Alliance of Northern Ireland (EPANI).

Special interests:
Archaeology, astronomy, business, criminology/true crime. current affairs, forensics, history (British and Irish), legal interest, media, politics (British, Irish and Northern Irish), travel

Work undertaken:
Books, journals, reports, theses, dissertations, newsletters, web content. Hard copy, or on-screen — I can work in Word, InDesign or QuarkXpress, and have them all installed.

Experience:
Freelance editor and proofreader since the beginning of 2016. Previously worked for more than 20 years in newspaper production including 11 years as chief sub-editor of The Irish News in Belfast (CIPR Newspaper production journalist of the year 2008 and 2010; commended 2003, 2004). Started my career as crime/courts reporter with various newspapers and news agencies in England.

Recent training:
2015: Proofreading (P2) with the SfEP.  2015: Copy-editing (CE1 and CE2) also with the SfEP. 2016: completed the SfEP mentoring course in copy-editing.

Examples:
Dissertation on the Role of Women in Minoan Society (2015)
Liverpool: Past, Present, People and Places: Neil Deane (2016 — working title)
Legas LLC (2016) work on documents translated into English