Editor | Writer | Designer

Shana Johnstone is the principal of Uncover Editorial + Design, an editorial studio that works with sustainability-minded organizations to communicate their work in clear, thoughtful language.

A professional editor and member of the Editors’ Association of Canada, Shana uses the tools of writing and editing, publication design, research, and collaborative processes to identify and develop narratives that resonate with clients and their audiences. She has worked with municipalities, researchers, community planning and architectural professionals, non-profit organizations, businesses, and interested citizens to bring forth the message that meets the need.

Prior to founding Uncover, Shana worked in the fields of sustainable community design and urban planning with the UBC Design Centre for Sustainability (2003-2007) and the non-profit organization Smart Growth BC (2007-2010). Her experience includes writing, editing, and publication design, as well as facilitation, community engagement, and project management. Shana’s work has always focused on communicating big, complex ideas through accessible language and engaging formats to a range of audiences.

Let Shana help you get your message heard.

Contact Shana: shana@UncoverEditorial.ca

Editors’ Association of Canada (Certified Structural Editor, Certified Stylistic Editor)
British Columbia Society of Landscape Architects

Editing Certificate, SFU, Vancouver
Publishing Certificate, SFU, Vancouver
Master of Landscape Architecture, UBC, Vancouver
Bachelor of Arts (Hons.), York University, Toronto

Shana is the ideal person to work with on sustainability, urban planning or technical publications.

Jessica Webster, Community Energy Planning Analyst
CanmetENERGY, Natural Resources Canada