Meet Debbie

After two decades in journalism, public relations, investor relations and publishing, Debbie Hathway now enjoys the special lifestyle that comes with being her own boss.

Debbie freelances as a managing editor, writer, editor, copy editor and proofreader from her Cape Town, South Africa base. She specialises in lifestyle, travel, business and the arts.

Debbie has contributed to award-winning customer magazines: Private Edition (for The Publishing Partnership), Contact (for the City of Cape Town) and Icon (for Pam Golding Properties), and has applied her copywriting, editing and proofreading skills across the corporate communication spectrum.

She is copy editor for Cape Town's, Joburg's, Durban's and Pretoria’s Child magazines and has worked as copy editor on Femina, Marie Claire, Edgars Club and The Spur Group's Totem magazines. Debbie is also a specialist dance writer for the Cape Times and's Bizlounge entertainment section.