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Francesca Bianco

English Copy Editor & Journalist

Can work in or around Berlin

  • 52.517
  • 13.3888
  • Suggested rate €500 / day
  • Experience 2-7 years
  • Response rate 100%
  • Response time 1 hour
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Location and workplace preferences

Berlin, Germany
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Berlin and 50km


Business sector
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Civic & Social Organizations
  • Culture
  • Digital & IT
  • E-commerce
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  • English

    Native or bilingual

  • Italian


  • German



Skills (30)

Francesca in a few words

Hi! I'm Francesca.

I am an award-winning writer and editor with a master's degree in journalism and +5 years experience in print and radio production, non-profit copywriting, and academic proofreading.

I've worked as a journalist for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and led the content creation for a former prime minister's family foundation. Since 2015 I've worked as an academic proofreader for several European universities, where it's been my job to reinvigorate dry Academese without losing precision or detail.

Let’s say you've written something and it is close to what you want, but not quite there yet. Maybe it needs a polish. Or some help with organization and flow. Or you feel great about it, but you want another set of eyes - sharp eyes! before it goes out into the world.

Allow me to:
-Creatively and carefully manage your content
-Write an article, blog, or newsletter for your non-profit, consulting agency, or startup.
-Edit for structure, and style (substantive and stylistic editing), as well as for grammar and punctuation (copy editing).

I approach each project with joy and rigour and look forward to hearing from you!


Martin Family Initiative

Education & E-learning

Lead Copywriter and Creative Consultant  - As a freelancer

Montreal, Canada

June 2019 - January 2021 (1 year and 7 months)

-Outlined and wrote web copy for several new websites
-Compiled annual reports and brochures
-Guided website designer and photographer throughout the creative process
-Interviewed dozens of people on-site in community
-Interviewed high-level stakeholders, including the former prime minister of Canada
-Wrote voice-over for video materials


Press & Media

Freelance Journalist  - As a freelancer

June 2019 - Today (3 years and 7 months)

-I pitch arts and culture stories, features, profiles, and personal essays
-Interview multiple sources
-Transcribe and write on a tight deadline
-Build strong and lasting relationships with editors

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Press & Media

Associate Producer

Victoria, Canada

April 2017 - June 2019 (2 years and 2 months)

-Pitched and chased stories in a fast-paced, newsroom environment
-Booked guests on-air
-Interviewed hundreds of guests
-Wrote several broadcast scripts per day
-Read breaking news
-Reported live on radio
-Worked as studio director
-Highly-proficient in audio equipment and software
-Won the CBC Alexis Mazurin Award for creative radio storytelling, 2017