Joy Watford is the founder and head of The Content Specialist. Joy has been working in the publishing business since 1997. She has written and edited print materials as well as online content on subjects ranging from the sciences to history to women’s rights. She enjoys writing about science, the environment, art, literature and pop culture. She has a degree in chemistry and loves to spend her free time reading books, painting, teaching art classes and crocheting amigurumi.


Emmily Magtalas Rhodes is our literary editor. Emmily graduated with a degree in Creative Writing from the University of the Philippines. She was a writing fellow of the acclaimed Silliman University National Writers Workshop, the oldest creative writing programme in Asia. Her fiction has appeared in several publications. She was also a staff writer for Filipinas magazine in the U.S. She has lived in four countries, and currently resides in Derbyshire with her husband and two sons.



Det Caraig is our IT and technical writing expert. Having studied as a journalist, she has forged a career as a highly respected editor and project manager who can work to strict deadlines. You can count on Det to help you out with technical subjects, especially those relating to IT security and the internet. She loves—in no particular order—Neil Gaiman, coffee, loud music, vampires and films.



Brandi Marcene is a sports enthusiast with an interest in emerging real-estate markets. She studied engineering at university and enjoys sharing her know-how on a variety of subjects in an informative, educational manner. While not working at her job in the telecom industry—which she loves—Brandi can be found investigating the latest tech gadgets, trying out the latest in kitchen appliances, travelling and reading classic literature. Brandi has been writing for various internet publications for over five years.


The Content Specialist is run by Joy Watford, a writer and editor with over a decade of publishing experience. She works with a team of professional writers and editors with a passion for top quality writing. Read More...


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