Quentin Wray is a talented and focused freelance writer, editor and journalist. With a special interest in the nexus of economics, politics and society and a wide range of technical expertise, he offers the full range of writing, editing and publishing services.

Apart from technical writing, journalism and editing assignments, he also works with news organisations on newsroom management, restructuring and training.

Quentin specialises in:

  • ­All aspects of journalism – writing, editing and publishing
  • Bid and other technical writing
  • Publishing – content, design and production
  • Newsroom management, strategy and execution
  • Newsroom turnaround strategy and support
  • Media training

He founded The Word Chest in November 2013 after a long and successful career in large South African media organisations. 

Contact him on quentin@thewordchest.com

Quentin is a real force in the newsroom. He is full of ideas for improving workflows, structures and systems and he is never afraid of sacred cows. He’s an incredibly solid editor, to boot. Working with Quentin at BDFM was great fun. – Steve Matthewson, London Bureau Chief, S&P Global Market Intelligence and News Desk Manager (European Financial Institutions Group)

Quentin is all about total immersion to get the task done. He is easy to work with, deadline driven and as an external consultant was not only able to bring a clarity of purpose to our project but also helped get more out of our team as a result. – Bryony Maxwell, Head of Marketing at Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator