About Award Writers

Who We Are

We’re a team of exceptionally experienced award entry writers.

With more than 20 years’ experience of writing successful business award entries for small and large organisations, we know what’s needed to get your award entry over the line.

Our award writers are part of Proof Communications’ in-house team of B2B writers, editors and proofreaders. Our team includes tender writers, proposal writers, copywriters for capability statements, website copy, blogs and articles, and copy editors and proofreaders.

The organisations for which we write business awards include large Australian and global businesses, local governments, up-and-coming entrepreneurial companies that are revolutionising their industries, and well-established professional services businesses that continue to innovate.

Rosemary Gillespie


Rosemary is responsible for overseeing projects and quality control, supporting staff, nurturing client relationships, and directing all business administration.

Rosemary began her writing career while working at the BBC in London. Yet it was a few years later, when she was working in business development for a large European business, that she discovered her eye for detail that marks out her abilities as an exceptional writer, editor and proofreader.

Rosemary made the move to Australia, founding Proof Communications in 2000 after working for global consulting business KPMG and later top tier law firm Allens Linklaters as their tenders manager.

Glynis Skepper

Senior Consultant

Glynis truly loves to see our clients win their awards. She spends much time talking with clients, drawing out vital information from them to make their award submissions a winner.

She’s a tremendous writer, editor and proofreader. She knows exactly how to turn ideas and jumbled thinking into a clear, compelling award entry.

Glynis has written countless successful award entries for clients in real estate, aged care, technology, aviation, engineering and marketing, among many others.

Kelly Handley


Kelly is a creative and results-driven award writer with more than 20 years’ experience working with leading Australian brands, SMEs and start-ups.

She has a track record for producing sharp, original and persuasive content that enables businesses to achieve award success. She quickly distils client information into the most compelling stories, thereby leading to successful award outcomes.

Kelly’s passion for writing developed during her time at Fairfax Media, where she was responsible for producing communications for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Sun Herald to an exceptionally high standard.

Jasmine Hanna


Jasmine is an experienced award entry writer with a background in journalism. She brings demonstrated versatility, able to write successful award entries for clients from a wide range of industries.

She writes creative, engaging content. She is highly skilled at sympathetically drawing out information during interviews and reliably meets briefs and deadlines.

During her career she has written content for organisations in many industries, including property, construction, finance, manufacturing, hospitality and travel.

Chrissy Crust

General Manager

Chrissy is our General Manager. She looks after clients’ projects, ensuring that all timeframes are met and projects are delivered to our ISO 9001 Quality Management System standard.

Chrissy has enjoyed a long and successful career making a demonstrable difference to a variety of businesses. Working in both profit and not for profit sectors, she has extensive experience in the corporate, retail, hospitality, tourism and real estate industries, and the community sector.

What our clients have to say

Thank you so much for your efforts and time you took to create such a great award entry for us! Everyone who read it said they loved how you incorporated every department's opinion to create the best submission for our business. You were very reactive to emails and efficient in delivering us up to dates edits so promptly.
Better Built Homes
I’m very pleased to share that our CEO won the LGMA Queensland Awards for Excellence!
Gladstone Regional Council
Just wanted to send a big thank you – not only did your entry net me a category winner but also an overall winner. Thank you so much for your involvement and work. I honestly wouldn't have got close without you.
Gawk Media
You’ve done an excellent job on my award submission. I’m thrilled with what you wrote.
Sole legal practitioner
It’s exciting to win! It’s an amazing result for our team. Thank you so much for your support in editing our award entries.
You were great to deal with and the submissions looked great and took on the ‘tone of voice’ of the hotel and myself which I thought made it even more authentic!
Accor Hotel, Tasmania
I’m overwhelmed with the quality of this document compared to the last award entry. Thank you for coming on this journey with us.
Novotel, Queensland
You have a remarkable ability to articulate key information that really sells our story. You have done a fantastic job of highlighting the technologies and benefits of each technology to our clients.
Crosspoint Telecom
We won the Regional Agency of the Year award with our submission. Just wanted to say thank you!!
Ray White Townsville
I’ve read the draft award entry and WOW – it’s amazing.
Fantastic award entry writing that really captured what I was trying to get across. You were lovely people to deal with at every step of the way.
Zimland Mortgage Broking
Some exciting news, the awards ceremony was tonight…. AND WE WON !!!! We couldn’t have done it without you, biggest achievement of our lives, forever indebted to you, thank you.
AscendCorp Strata
Oh wow! The draft is sensational.
Uluru Camel Tours

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