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Matthew Winfield

Matthew is a freelance editor and copywriter based in the Western Cape. He holds a BA in Screenwriting (degree with distinction) and a BA (Hons) in English Studies (first class), and is currently completing an MPhil in African Studies at the University of Cape Town.

As a freelancer, Matthew has serviced big brands, including SPAR, Designtimes and PPC Ltd, and his clients span a variety of sectors. He has held full-time jobs in PR, NGOs and corporate communications. His byline has appeared in both print and digital publications, including subsidiaries of Group Editors, Condé Nast and Huffington Post.

Matthew began editing as a student when he joined a postgraduate editing company called The Writing Studio. As an editor, he provides full services for a range of writing styles, including technical, academic and corporate copy. His services include editing, proofreading, formatting and copyediting.

Natasha Skoryk

Natasha Skoryk is a journalist, editor, researcher and educator based in the Western Cape. She holds a BA in English and Psychology (with distinction in English), a first class BA (Hons) degree in English Studies and a PGCE specialising in Senior Phase and FET Teaching (awarded with distinction). She is currently completing her Masters in Education degree. For the last two years, Natasha has been employed as a Tutor in the English Department at the University of Cape Town.

As a journalist, Natasha has written for both trade publications and general titles. While her passions are lifestyle, hospitality and entertainment – as well as, of course, education – she is always willing to research new sectors and develop new contacts and knowledge. Her by-line has appeared in print and digital titles, such as: Design Times, The Callsheet, The Event, SPAR Savour, Telkom Future Now, Huffington Post, SA Chef, GroundUp, SA Feminist, The Tempest, The Mary Sue, Thought Catalog and Mail and Guardian’s Thought Leader column.

Also a proficient copywriter and copyeditor, Natasha’s corporate clients have included major brands like Telkom, SPAR, Unilever Food Solutions and Capitec Bank. Additionally, given her extensive background in acadmeia, Natasha is comfortable editing dissertations, journal articles and other academic writings.

Natasha is available for writing and editing assignments of any scope or depth. Contact her directly at tash.skoryk@gmail.com

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