Andrew Melvin

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Location CARDIFF
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Copy-editing, rewriting, developmental or substantive editing, writing, copywriting, website editing, proofreading, anglicizing and Americanizing, editorial training, research


  • Freelance since 2015
  • Five years as English editor at the Canadian Institute of Actuaries, setting the editorial standards for all kinds of documents targeted at thousands of actuaries, plus regulators, the media, and financial professionals
  • Sixteen years editing and writing for newspapers, including senior positions at Media Wales, publisher of the South Wales Echo, Western Mail, and Wales on Sunday
  • I have trained and/or mentored journalists and editors 
  • I have self-published two books (SF and fantasy)


  • BA (Hons) English Literature
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism
  • National Council for the Training of Journalists’ National Certificate Examination

Recent projects

  • Editing for the International Actuarial Association
  • Researching for Wonder
  • Editing and writing travel and lifestyle content for a prominent tech company
  • Other clients have included Compare My Move and Cardiff Indie Authors