At times Leanne Barrie at all about the words works with fellow writer and editor Birgitt Olsen of Oh Yes You Can. Discover more about Birgitt’s expertise below.

Birgitt Olsen

BIRGITT OLSEN has worked as an editor and copywriter for over fifteen years, practising her skills in commercial, professional and government enterprises, both as an employee and a freelance. She also undertakes fiction editing for individual clients.

With varied experience in both print and digital media she has developed a high degree of flexibility in meeting the individual needs of the projects on which she works.

Services offered

Structural and developmental editing
Copy writing
Document formatting

Professional experience – organisations and companies

SA Ambulance Service
Heart Foundation, Australia
Kellogg, Brown & Root (KBR)
Government Reform Commission, Department of
Premier & Cabinet, South Australia
Bangula Lingo Centre, South Africa
Foodspec Co. (Pty) (Ltd), South Africa

Qualifications and professional development

IPEd Accredited Editor
Master of Arts, Translation
Bachelor of Arts
Web Site Copywriting
Search Engine Optimisation
National Diploma in Public Relations
Current volunteer work: Society of Editors (SA), Australia – committee member

Project work

Annual reports
CVs and resumes
Fiction manuscripts
Good practice guides
Magazine articles
Media releases
Newsletter articles
Presentation materials