Hazel Reid

Advanced Professional Member
Location Yarrow House, Stenton, DUNBAR, East Lothian EH42 1TQ
Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Telephone 01368 850 627
Mobile 07703 611 371
Skype 0131 208 0428 (9am–5pm)
Web www.wordsaround.co.uk


Consultancy (editorial), copy-editing, copywriting, on-screen editing, on-screen proofreading, project management, proofreading, rewriting, writing


Books, company literature, corporate and in-house publications, educational material, government reports, illustrated books, magazines, membership publications, multi-author books, newsletters, online material, websites

Equipment and software

Computer(s): PC (Windows 2007); Microsoft Publisher, Photoshop Elements, Word 2007

Qualifications and awards

MA English Literature and Scottish History, Fellow of the British Association of Communicators in Business (BACB), twice named Editor of the Year by BACB


Senior publishing manager, Insider Custom Publishing, Edinburgh, 1987–2006; editor, Scottish Gaslife, British Gas Scotland, 1978–87; assistant editor, Scottish Field Magazine, 1975–78; freelance since 2006

Recent clients

Editions Publishing, Bank of Scotland, Birlinn, Creative & Cultural Skills, Batsford, Embroidery magazine, Craft & Design, The National Trust, Selvedge Magazine, Home Plus Scotland, Edinburgh University Press


business/business studies (general, small businesses), banking, marketing, office practice/skills, crafts (general, textilesembroidery/needlecraft/sewing, knitting), history (general, Scottish), heritage, home and leisure, management, education (adult, literacy)