Need a top-notch editorial partner? Someone skilled at interviewing, clarifying complex topics, and crafting meaningful content?

I can help.

My name is Wendy Lyons Sunshine, and I’m an award-winning professional writer and editor with 25 years of journalism, communications, and publishing experience.

My goal is to engage, inform, and improve lives. To that end, I’ve

  • written for publications from AORN Journal to The New York Times, and write a column for about animal welfare, psychology, criminal justice, and more.
  • helped Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Boston Scientific, University of South Florida Health, and other organizations craft web pages, write grant proposals, and script interactive education modules.
  • led documentation and communication teams for IT firms.

I’m comfortable using content management systems and other digital tools, and I monitor publishing industry trends with help from the Authors Guild, the American Society of Journalists & Authors, Study Hall,, and other resources.

Let’s talk about serving your audience.


♦ First Place, Outstanding Small Market Reporting, Print, Society of Environmental Journalists
♦ First Amendment Award, Society of Professional Journalists, Fort Worth
♦ Second Place, Business Reporting, Lone Star Award, Houston Press Club
♦ Certificate of Excellence, Press Club of Dallas
♦ Outstanding Book of the Year, American Society of Journalists & Authors


♦ Masters of Arts in Professional and Technical Communication, environmental science cognate, University of North Texas
♦ Bachelor of Arts in English and studio art, honors, phi beta kappa, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick
♦ Certified FDM®, L.E.G.S.® Applied Ethology Family Dog Mediation® Professional.