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Sarah Wight

Toronto, ON
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Certified Professional Editor (CPE)

Editors Canada Volunteer Participation

  • Conference (2014)
  • Publications (2011)
  • Toronto Branch (2012, 2013, 2014)


Certified Professional Editor. I am adaptable and meticulous in my work on trade books, magazines, scholarly publications, advertising, and financial reports (especially equity research and NI 81-106 management reports of fund performance). Clients include Mackenzie Investments, Manulife, TD Newcrest, Scotia Capital, Sun Life, Government of Ontario, Ryerson University, HarperCollins, Random House, and UBC Press. From large, ongoing projects to small, one-off jobs, I enjoy engaging with a variety of texts. Over 15 years of broad editorial experience.

BA (Linguistics and Japanese Studies), University of Toronto; MA (Media Studies), University of Sussex.

Editorial Skills

  • Copy editing
  • On-screen editing
  • Proofreading
  • Stylistic editing


  • Academic books and monographs
  • Advertising and marketing materials
  • Books, general
  • Fiction
  • Magazines
  • Reports, annual
  • Reports, other
  • Trade non-fiction


  • Arts
  • Asia
  • Biography
  • Canada
  • Communications
  • Culture
  • Economy, politics, and law, general
  • Finance and taxation
  • Gender studies
  • Grammar and linguistics
  • Health care
  • History, Canadian
  • Literature
  • Politics
  • Social sciences
  • Society, general
  • Travel and tourism