Who We Serve

Goverment Communications

Your mission is critical.

We communicate your mission clearly.

You need content to convey your work to the public, from tackling COVID-19, to administering Medicaid for the needy, to keeping America safe from terrorists. But you are too busy to worry about fine-tuning your documents. Our team works on deadline to make your complex topics clear. We use precise rewriting and editing to enhance your documents—proposals, research papers, evaluations, and everything in between. Major products in our portfolio include refining policy documents on national issues, such as the opioid crisis and formal apprenticeship programs, and local crises, such as hunger among vulnerable populations in Colorado.

WRITING

Our accomplished writers take your most challenging and technical material and translate it into clear and elegant prose.

EDITING

Our experienced editors smooth your roughest drafts with rigorous rewriting, careful copy editing, and precise proofreading.

COACHING

Our experts coach groups and individuals in proven techniques to refine the clarity and vibrancy of their writing.

Differentiators

  • Our team has a combined 130+ years of experience writing and editing, and 35 years working internationally.
  • We have worked in 25+ countries, in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East, South Asia, and throughout the former Soviet sphere.
  • Most of our team members are former professional journalists.

Primary NAICS Codes

  • 541410 Editing and Technical Editing Services
  • 711510 Independent Writers

DUNS: 081377770
Cage Code: 864X7

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Contact Us

202-930-3264
info@bestwritersandeditors.com

Who We Are

PRINCIPAL

More than a decade as an international communications specialist and writing coach, following two decades as a reporter and editor.
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ASSOCIATE

More than two decades of writing and editing experience for major international organizations.
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ASSOCIATE

Almost three decades as a reporter, editor, and media executive, with expertise in content marketing and digital communication.
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ASSOCIATE

​Two decades as a national and foreign correspondent and a decade writing and editing for international organizations and nonprofits.
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What People Are Saying...

  • "There is no word strong enough to thank you for the remarkable and timely support you have provided within the context of what has indeed been one of the most time-sensitive tasks of the year for us."

    Hippolyte Fofack, Chief Economist

    African Export-Import Bank

  • Our Foreign Policy academic partners are very pleased with the articles that Katherine and her team produce for our Graduate Guides. I've heard compliments such as, “They do a better job articulating what we do than we do ourselves,” requests to link the article we produce to their website, and overall satisfaction. Katherine does her best to put our clients’ needs first, is collaborative, and always manages to deliver top quality within our established deadlines.

    Sherri Greeves, Director of Academic Partnerships

    Foreign Policy

  • Katherine masterfully edited several papers by visiting scholars from developing countries. In particular, she helped transform a paper by a scholar whose first language was not English, patiently working with the author in both English and Spanish. Having such a skilled (and multilingual) editor was invaluable.

    Merrell Tuck-Primdahl, former Communications Director at the Global Economy and Development program

    Brookings Institution

  • In addition to ensuring that all of our content is grammatically accurate and clear, Katherine takes the time to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the writing, questioning an inconsistency in an argument or suggesting ways to make connections between topics clearer. The professionalism of the editing is top notch, which includes brief, helpful explanations behind her suggestions so that similar thinking can be applied on future work.

    Satisfied Client

    Brookings Institution

  • “Katherine’s engaging coaching helped my team dramatically improve their writing in a short period of time. She was incredibly responsive and prepared, making the whole process go more smoothly than I could have imagined.”

    Sara Lonardo, former Senior Director of Communications

    Families USA

  • Publishing a volume of poetry did not seem achievable. It was your expertise, your enthusiasm, your appreciation of my poetry that made me believe in myself. You encouraged me to stretch myself by having me write from different perspectives. I will be forever grateful.

    Rachel K. May , author

    Tell That to Your Sister

  • Best Writers and Editors took a highly technical description of monitoring and evaluation and translated it into engaging language for our website.

    Kip Patrick, Senior Director, Advocacy and Communications

    Clean Cooking Alliance, United Nations Foundation

Contact Us

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