Thursday, February 9, 2012


Sher Maine is a people-oriented writer who brings out the human element in every story. She specializes in personality profiles, and interviews with people which bring out the human-interest aspects of typically 'hard' subjects like policy, business, technology and science.

Notable personalities she has interviewed include numerous Ministers, high-ranking Government officials and business leaders. (Please see here for article samples)

She has also been writing highly readable books for clients ranging from a property giant to an oil-and-gas corporation. (Please see here for book samples)

She is versatile and is comfortable writing about most subjects. Her writing is engaging, classy and she delivers clean copy on time which requires minimal correction.

But most of all, she is a joy to work with because she genuinely enjoys meeting people, whether it be the people she is interviewing, or clients.

Job history:

2005 - present: Freelance writer
Work done: Books, corporate brochures, corporate newsletters, advertorials, website text, editorial articles (for magazines and newspapers), newspaper supplements.

List of clients (past and present) include:
* CapitaLand
* Ezra Holdings
* Singapore Manufacturing Federation
* SingHealth
* Changi General Hospital
* Land Transport Authority
* M Metal

2001 - 2004: The Straits Times correspondent
The Straits Times is Singapore's national broadsheet.
Beats covered: Education, health, evironment, community, courts, crime, politics.

2000 - 2001: Project Eyeball reporter
Project Eyeball is a now-defunct newspaper which was Singapore's first hybrid print-online English newspaper.

1998 - 2000: National Library Board (Policy Integration and Research executive)


* Bachelor of Communication Studies from the Nanyang Technological University
* Temasek Junior College (A levels)
* Raffles Girls’ Secondary (O levels) – Gifted Education Programme

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