Sonya Gellert

Deputy Editor

  • Stephen Agnew
  • Ekaterina Ochagavia
  • Toby Brewer



  • Editing
  • Digital
  • Proofreading
  • Excel
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Word
  • Sub-editing
  • Copywriting
  • Writing Communication
  • Writing Editing Skills
  • Copy Editng
  • Digital Content Editing

Work history


Deputy Editor

Khoollect by Rachel Khoo

Mar 2016



Littlewren Magazine

Jun 2014
  • Together with my creative partner Georgia Lejeune, I have produced a new publication aimed at empowering young women (in both age and outlook). The magazine is littleWren, and its first issue is about to hit shelves in Australia.


Content Editor

Sunday Publishing

Jul 2015 - Mar 2016


Publications Officer

The University of Queensland

Jul 2014 - May 2015
  • Here, I led the development of a new externally facing magazine and website aimed at affecting change through innovation: ChangeMakers. I was responsible for planning, writing, coordination and sub-editing this publication.


Assistant Editor

Map Creative

Mar 2013 - Jul 2014
  • For map creative, I acted as Assistant Editor for map magazine, as reporter for The Weekend Edition, and as writer and editor for the agency's various clients.


Editorial Intern

University of Queensland Press

Jan 2013 - May 2013
  • During my internship at UQP, I assessed manuscripts for publishing suitability, sub-edited text and completed various administrative tasks.


Programme Assistant

Brisbane Writers Festival

Jan 2012 - Dec 2012
  • Having started in a volunteer's role at BWF, I was soon appointed the position of Programme Assistant and Manager of the festival's Greenroom during its annual festivities. I additionally acted as a liaison with visiting authors.



Writing, Editing and Publishing (including a Dissertation

The University of Queensland

Mar 2012 - May 2013
  • Master of Arts in Writing, Editing and Publishing


Major in Japanese Language

Griffith University

Mar 2008 - Dec 2010
  • Bachelor of Arts in Languages and Applied Linguistics