Andrew Tzembelicos, chief wordsmith, principal and founder of WERDNA Communications, is an accomplished communications professional with more than 19 years in the field. Over a seven-year period he worked in Ottawa on Parliament Hill, drafting and overseeing political and policy-related content for Parliamentarians, including former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien and former Transport Minister David Collenette. Beyond Parliament Hill, Andrew put his wordsmithing skills to effective use at organizations including Queen’s University and Carleton University. For nearly four years he was part of the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) as editorial services manager. Andrew founded WERDNA Communications in 2004. WERDNA is “Andrew” spelled backwards.
Our business is helping individuals and organizations communicate clearly and effectively. Our areas of specialty are writing AND editing, proofreading, message development and communications/publications planning. We also help organizations develop in-house style sheets and guides to ensure text consistency, generally and across their communications materials and websites.
Call us when you need help with your writing projects for print or the web, a report or copy that needs editing, or if you’re in need of a communications strategy, publications help or a style guide. WERDNA Communications can jump right in. Just ask, and we’ll provide a testimonial or two, or tell you about some of our past projects. Our client list includes: AERRIS Consulting; Association of Consulting Engineering Companies British Columbia; BC Centre for Disease Control; BC Housing; BC Ministry of the Environment; Business in Vancouver magazines; Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI); Carrick Communications; Central 1 Credit Union; Civic Squared; Crofton House School; Dunn PR; Immigrant Employment Council of BC; interstrategy; John Wiley & Sons Canada Ltd.; Laura Ballance Media Group; Level One Construction; Macdonald Realty; Marine Plan Partnership for the North Pacific Coast (MAPP); Mobilize Strategies; Nicola Crosby Asset Management; North Growth Management; Pacific Angler; Public Health Association of BC; Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (2022 FIFA World Cup™); Rick Hansen Foundation; Seaspan Vancouver Shipyards; SFU Public Square; Songhees Nation; TELUS; TELUS Health; Theodora Mantzaris; Thexton Public Relations; UBC Learning Exchange; UBC Student Recruitment; Vancouver Aquarium; Vancouver Coastal Health; Vancouver Community College; Vancouver Economic Commission; Vancouver Foundation; Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC); Walter Energy; WaterTrax; Western Forest Products; Woodland Valley Developments; WordAppeal; WorkSafeBC; WorkSafe Magazine; and YMCA of Greater Vancouver.
Connect with us. Tell us what you have in mind. We’ll give it a think, put together a timeline and a proposal and get back to you — whether it’s a project with a two-month turnaround or a two-day turnaround.
There are many reasons to consider WERDNA for your project. Primarily what you get is our experience, our experience collaborating with clients across a wide range of projects and industries, our experience taking complex materials and making them more accessible, and our experience writing AND editing a wide range of materials. What you also get is a communications specialist who’s detail-oriented, budget-conscious and deadline-driven. In short, with WERDNA you get the full package.
WERDNA Communications is based in beautiful Vancouver, Canada. That said, given the wonders of modern technology, we’re able to deliver our services in British Columbia and beyond — be it elsewhere in Canada or the global marketplace.
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