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John J
Writer #49639
Mosman, NSW
Joined 5/13/2020
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John is a writer, editor, and mentor from Sydney with over 20 years of experience working for companies like IBM and Acoustic.

He has written copy for websites, blogs, and social media, made educational and promotional videos, designed training courses, and developed technical documentation and other forms of user assistance.

He has also worked as a content strategist, editor, and mentor, including facilitating workshops for other writers to help them become better reviewers and editors and improve the tone and style of their writing.

Before corporate life, his career focused more on the community sector, including working for the Tasmanian Council Of Social Service, and the NSW Board Of Community Education. Plus John gained three years logistical experience at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games where he served as the computer systems manager for the Olympic Security Command Centre.
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Specialties

John has a passion for storytelling, especially any type of writing that requires a friendly and engaging conversational tone. He also has experience with video and podcast production, including voiceovers and the composition of bespoke theme music and jingles.

In his most recent role, John helped the Acoustic content design team update and modernize their user documentation by acting as a consulting editor, as well as facilitating a series of writing workshops to help the team improve their reviewing and editorial skills.

Interests

John has a wide range of interests ranging from music and the arts, science and technology, politics and current events, and the world in general.

Music

35 Projects Completed

John is a keen songwriter and composer with over thirty years experience in working with DAWs and other music technologies. This, combined with over twenty years writing experience, makes him an excellent candidate for writing any music-related articles.

Software

20 Projects Completed

John has over twenty years experience writing business user documentation for companies including IBM and Acoustic. This includes blog posts, user assistance documentation, video scripts, and training courses.

Government

10 Projects Completed

John has over a decade experience of working for government and semi-government agencies including the NSW Department of Industrial Relations, Employment, and Technical and Further Education (DIRETFE), the NSW Board of Community Education (BACE), and the Olympic Security Command Centre (ODCC).

He has experience in writing ministerial proposals, annual reports, and research papers.

Script/Video

20 Projects Completed

John has over 20 years of experience writing video scripts for companies including IBM and Acoustic.

Blog Post

10 Projects Completed

John has over 10 years of blogging experience for websites such as Mamamia and his own blog. He has also blogged for IBM.

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