Special Interests

Speeches and other communications products. A long-time public-service writer/editor specializing in speech-writing, Mary is experienced in creating a wide range of texts for many different audiences and purposes. Plain language is her forte.

Mary can guide you in fine-honing your message without sacrificing the intent and impact of your texts.

Brief Bio

Mary has many years’ experience as a senior Government of Canada communications professional, particularly writing/editing speeches, news releases, articles, reports, etc. Her career highlights include writing speeches for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and research/writing for successive Women’s History Months.

Mary holds degrees in Arts, Art as Applied to Medicine (medical illustration) and Women’s Studies. She is a certified equestrian coach.

Services Offered

Detailed line editing; one-page critique; complete edit; in-person, telephone or Skype consultation; ongoing coaching.

To contact Mary Trafford, click on the envelope icon that appears when you hover over her photo on the main directory page, or write to Mary by email.

Mary Trafford’s Resume

Mary Trafford