Writing Skills and Experience

Daniel McCaffrey
For an example of my work click here     Harvest of the Sun
Written for the International Society of Horticultural Scientists. Belgium.

Editor/writer Trade Magazine Automation & Control 2 years.
Sourcing and writing articles for a knowledgeable group of subscribers in a complex industry.

Copy Taster, Sub-editor Editor eventually Manager of Newscan 5 yrs
Copy tasting subediting and cutting press wire stories for an electronic news service offering finance & general news from 800 - 2000 words to a rigid videotext format of 100 words.

Editor/writer ezine Internet Development (Netwatch) 3 yrs
Sourcing and writing editorial and short 80 word stories on the developing internet.

Legal Clerk Ministry of Works and Development New Zealand 3 Years
Writing legal documents, Proclamations leases, legal briefs Town Planning briefings for a Government Department.

Department of Statistics New Zealand 7 yrs
Assembling, collecting data, for the official Government yearly report. Conduct of Financial Censuses and Questionnaire design.

Airport Radio 1476 AM 3 years
Copywriter voicing production business presenter news reports editorial advertisements to go live on air.

Internet Business Solutions Ltd 1 year
Web site Developer Html Code numerous web sites Web site copy

Newspaper columnist
Major Daily Chamber of Commerce Magazine 3 yrs. Columnist for the Chamber of Commerce for a city of 1.5 million. Columns in major daily and magazines

Parliament of New Zealand Parliament of South Australia 5 yrs
Manager Parliamentary office and Personal Assistant to a number of Members of Parliament. Speeches Ministerial Questions, Briefs Press Releases for Members of Parliament Writing speeches for politicians, political correspondence media releases and policy documents.

Writer of various books
Books “At the Eastern Gate” “Cats Tales”, “The Greatest Story Never Told”. Co-Author “The Diabetic Travellers Companion” - Random House 1995 Writer “Harvest of the Sun” International Society of Horticultural Scientists. Belgium.

Qualifications
Bachelor of Arts Auckland University 1972 Political Studies Anthropology Education. Level Four diploma in Tertiary Education
Certificates of Proficiency in Contract, Constitutional Law Tort, Criminal Law Auckland University

Proficiencies
Video Editing and video making
Html Code writing and design of web sites
Microsoft Word
Adobe Indesign 5 Book Design and layout and formatting to PDF Document
Steinberg Wave lab Voice and radio editing software
Graphic designand design. Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet design and formulation.l