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Tandem Editing

Tandem Editing

We believe that clear and compelling writing has the power to change the world. We provide comprehensive and a la carte editing services to nonprofit professionals, working in tandem with you to produce text that is clear, accurate, respectful, and ready to use.

Seattle, WA 98109-1969


Connie Chaplan, Kyra Freestar, and Cindy Reeh, editors
Direct line: (206) 300-2601


Communications & Marketing

  • Communications
  • Writing & editing

Fundraising & Development

  • Grant writing


  • Project management

About Tandem Editing

Tandem Editing is a small business that offers comprehensive editorial support to nonprofit and research professionals. We can supply project management, skilled editing, subject-matter expertise, and a continuing commitment to helping you achieve your goals. We work with nonprofit and policy organizations, global health and development institutions, academic researchers and professors, educators and school districts, and more. We work on projects in health, science, medicine, global development, arts, education, environment, and urban planning. We also edit resumes and application materials for funding proposals and nonprofit career development.

We can help you:
• Clarify your ideas
• Identify leaps in logic
• Structure the language to serve the goal
• Apply an editorial style
• Correct typos, errors, and inconsistencies
• Ensure that writing adheres to required guidelines
• Create a professional publication

“I love the changes you made. The copy is much easier to read and has a very pleasant flow. You worked magic. Thank you.”
—Suzanne Lagoni, Communications Consultant, Nexus Northwest

We customize our approach to suit each client’s needs. You can read more about our editing services and our past clients on our website: You are also welcome to contact us directly to request a free initial consultation. Email or call 206-300-2601. We will be happy to make recommendations.

Our clients are smart, dedicated people who spend each day building a better world for everyone, and we are grateful for everything they do.

“The owner of the report sent me glowing feedback about your editing. Thanks for being such an excellent and thoughtful editor and for doing whatever you can to support us!”
—Elizabeth Futrell, Content Development Lead, Knowledge for Health Project, Johns Hopkins Center for Communications Programs

Background Info.

Subsector Experience

  • Arts and culture
  • Children, youth, and families
  • Employment and training
  • Healthcare
  • International NGO/ Nonprofit
  • Nonprofit sector issues
  • Research
  • Small grassroots organizations

Fee Structure

  • Hourly rate
  • Negotiable

Professional Affiliations / Licenses

  • Northwest Independent Editors Guild

County Availability

  • All WA Counties