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Angela Hamilton


Writer. Editor. Instigator.

Angela recently served as Tablet Editor at McClatchy Newspapers in Washington, D.C. She worked on mobile storytelling, design and production for mobile apps for thirty newspapers across the U.S., including The Miami Herald and The Kansas City Star.

Angela’s career has led her through many fields and corners of the world. After graduating from university, she moved to New York, where she worked at MoMA, Polo Ralph Lauren, Men’s Health, and Sony Music Publishing. She also started a nonprofit, Supersnack, which raised more than $150,000 for AIDS charities in New York and Washington and produced benefit events with performers including John Oliver and Aziz Ansari. She earned her master’s in journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism and then moved to Hilton Head, S.C., where she was the online editor at The Island Packet. While there, she won a South Carolina Press Association award for social media engagement, and also once hosted a live alligator in her cubicle. She moved to Cape Town, South Africa in 2014, and then arrived in Vancouver later that same year. Angela currently writes for Previously.tv and edits academic books for Palgrave Macmillan. She is a master’s candidate at the Centre for Digital Media, where she intends to apply the principles of gaming and interactivity to the consumption of news on mobile devices.

Services


Below are some of the services I provide, but if you have something even tangentially related to writing/editing/design/journalism/web production/development, get in touch. If I can’t help you myself, odds are good I know someone who can.

Mission

My life’s purpose: to make your text tight, funny, squeaky, and shameless. All four at once, if you want. I’ll do whatever you say with Oxford commas, and I’ll be fast, smart, and fun to work with.

 

Writing
  • News writing/PR
  • Technical writing
  • Humor/fiction/travel writing
  • Grants/fundraising
Editing
  • Content editing
  • Factchecking/research
  • Proofreading
  • Excising clichés from the world
Project Management
  • Digital production/development
  • Publishing
  • Mobile-first storytelling
  • Budgeting/planning

My Work


Some fine folks I’ve worked with

Below is a sampling of my clients, projects, and former employers.

If you’ll kindly send your logo and a little money, one day you too could find yourself listed here.

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Services


In Afrikaans, there’s a great word with no direct English translation: Aweregs (AH-vare-ahghs).

It means individualistic. But to an almost off-putting degree. But charmingly off-putting. Think Miley Cyrus. Johnny Depp. The ladies who invented Shrinky-Dinks.

In fact, if you type aweregs into an Afrikaans-English translator, if it can find the word at all, it may return the results “off-key” or “hobbit.” That’s how truly aweregs this word is: not only can’t we translate it, we can’t even agree on whether it’s an adjective or a noun. (Spoiler: It’s an adjective.)

I’m sure I had a point. Oh yes, it’s this: Every time I read a cliché in a piece of writing, I think to myself, “I wish the writer had found an off-key hobbit to edit this.”

Let me be your off-key hobbit.

GREAT IDEAS



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How vain and foolish, then, thought I, for timid untravelled man to try to comprehend aright this wondrous whale, by merely poring over his dead attenuated skeleton, stretched in this peaceful wood.

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Contact


Give us a call anytime or write to get an estimate

We’ll get back to you within 24 hours, or we’ll eat a pumpkin. That’s right, an entire raw pumpkin. (To our detractors who say we are just using this as an easy excuse to eat an entire pumpkin: It’s about honor.)

604.657.4852
250 East 6th Avenue, Vancouver
info@editingforpeople.com