Daniel Ford

Daniel Ford – Editor

Expert Publisher/Editor for 30 years. I set up the Two Dogs imprint for Penguin Random House and work on travel, sport, fitness and humour.

Overview

I have been publishing, editing and writing for over 30 years with Penguin Random House (Publisher), New Holland (Editor), IMM Lifestyle Books (Editor), GQ (Editor-in-Chief) and Independent Newspapers (Editor-in-Chief). My books have been published across Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa.

I have written a number of books myself so know how important it is that your words are cared for. I'll give initial feedback on your work to get it into good shape, then polish it up in the final editing stage. I'm always in search of new experiences to give my work greater perspective. I've lived in four different countries and travelled the world to watch sport. I've also tackled some serious fitness challenges such as running the 56km Two Oceans ultra-marathon and racing the Cape-Argus – the world’s largest participative cycle race – as part of Tour de France champion Miguel Indurain’s group.
Services
Non-Fiction
Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Sports & Outdoors Travel
Languages
English (CAN) English (SA) English (UK) English (US)
Certifications
  • BA (Hons) Planning, Post-Graduate DipTP

Work experience

Self-employed

Jun, 2009 — Present

Publisher and Editor of sports, travel, fitness and humour books. The books have been translated and published across the world including the UK, Ireland, Italy, Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Turkey, Russia, China, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, and across Africa. I have edited books in British English, American English, Australian English and South African English.

SF Publications

Jul, 2003 — Jun, 2009 (almost 6 years)

Conceptualised and launched the book imprint, Two Dogs, in association with Penguin Random House. The imprint became one of the top 10 imprints in South Africa. Launched, published and edited the SA Whisky Handbook and the SA Fashion Handbook.

GQ (Condé Nast)

Feb, 1999 — Jul, 2003 (over 4 years)

Edited the world-renowned men's magazine for this global magazine company covering topics from fashion, motoring, travel and sport.

Portfolio

12周科学游泳指南

丹尼尔·福特 [Daniel Ford] 方勤

12周科学健身指南

丹尼尔·福特 [Daniel Ford] 陈雪梅

Kosu

Tommaso Bernabei

铁人三项运动训练完全指南

(英)Adam Dickson,Remmert Wieling,Paul Cowcher,Tommaso Bernabei 著;北京铁人三项运动协会 许晶 译

Bisiklet

Tommaso Bernabei

Serious About Swimming (Serious About Your Sport)

Dan Cross,Nic Newell,Paul Cowcher,Tommaso Bernabei,Nic Newall

Daniel has 2 reviews

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Quality

Value

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Tim G.

Tim G.

May, 2021

Really enjoyed working with Daniel. He helped us with the developmental editing for a football history book, providing some very useful guidance at a key stage in the writing process. I feel confident that we'll end up with a much stronger publication as a result of his input. Good clear communication throughout, delivering on time and as promised.
Daniel F.
Tim is an excellent publisher and a true professional. It was a pleasure to be able to work with him on this book.
Michael C.

Michael C.

Apr, 2021

Working with Daniel was straightforward - he completed the brief within the deadline. However, in the sub-editing process for which he was commissioned more errors were left than to be expected.

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