During this full-time contract position, I worked directly under the managing editor and amongst her teammates, who consisted of deputy editors and one other copyeditor. I copyedited material from each section--Culture, Lift, Conservative Daily, and Breaking News--of the online media company. Copyedited material from White House correspondents and 2017 Inauguration. Served as official copyeditor on staff for Super Bowl 51. Daily functions included discovering primary sources for absolute statements (fact checking); dispersing constructive criticism on issues of grammar, mechanics, and style for staff writers; communicating with content editors to develop instructional documentation to assist writers in applying practices to avoid faulty errors or deliberate unethical practice; and discovering holes in the style guide and ethics handbook.
- Copyeditor Contractor at Independent Journal Review
- Graduate Teaching Assistant at Linguistics & Creative Process Department
- Assistant to Writing Center Coordinator at WCSU Writing Center
- Graduate Assistant at Linguistics & Creative Process Department
2 months at this Job
- M.F.A. - Professional and Creative Writing
- B.A. - Professional Writing
Freelance bilingual copyeditor/proofreader helping with various projects, such as: SpoonRead – Current Copyedit comprehension questions and answers in children’s books. Herbal Cocktail – Current Designed and created bilingual health and wellness website www.herbalcocktail.co. Responsible for English and Spanish updates to pages and blog posting. AP style. Thrivent Financial – Current Proofreading of English- and Spanish-language financial marketing materials. AP style. “Deep Grass Roots” by Marcia Neely – Published 2018 Copyedited English-language novel set in early 20th-century northern North Dakota. CMS style. “The Ganga Shift by Mary Bernsen” – Published 2018 Copyedited English-language novel. CMS style. “Blue Bottle Tree” by Beaird Glover – Published 2017 Copyedited English-language novel. CMS style. “Montezuma’s Daughter” by H. Rider Haggard – Published 2016; second edition 2018 Translated novel to Spanish with the title “La hija de Motecuhzoma.” Also copyedited and proofread novel in preparation for publishing. CMS style. “Twelve Years a Slave” by Solomon Northup – Published 2014; second edition 2017 Translated famous memoir to Spanish with the title “Doce años de esclavitud.” Also copyedited and proofread for publishing. CMS style.
- Bilingual Copyeditor at Essential Spanish & English Team Editing
- Bilingual Customer Service Representative at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
- Bilingual Customer Service Representative at New York Life Insurance
- Content Copyeditor at State Farm Insurance
6 years, 10 months at this Job
- Master of Science - Spanish
- - Graduate Studies
- - Intensive Spanish Studies
- Bachelor of Science - Spanish
• Evaluate and prepare written content for publication to an online music site
• Attend live music events to collect content for site blog
• Facilitate and transcribe dialogue from artist interviews
- Copyeditor at Musicwhynot.com
- Reporter at Del Mar College Newspaper
5 months at this Job
- B.S. - Public Relations
- A.A. - Communication, English
- - Business Foundations
Student-run radio station and website
● Writes articles regarding music news and campus and local events
- Copyeditor at WHBC 96.3 HD3
- Public Relations Chair at College of Arts and Sciences Honors Association Executive Board
- Crew Member (Seasonal) at AMC Theatres
- Writing Intern at The School Buzz
4 months at this Job
- - Strategic, Legal, and Management Communications
Textbook assessment and copyediting. Use of QuAD editing and development software, copyediting, metadata assessment and updating, cross-referencing text topic questions against updated editions of textbooks.
- Copyeditor at Ohlinger Publishing
- Editorial Fellow at The Tempest
- Graduate Assistant at Case Alumni Association
- Teaching Assistant, Classics department at Case Western Reserve University
3 years, 8 months at this Job
- M.A. - World Literature
- B.A. - English Literature & Creative Writing
- - English/Creative Writing
* Review and edit technically complex marketing documents specific to the laboratory diagnostics industry for accuracy, grammatical issues, compliance with brand policies on style, and consistency with other Beckman Coulter assets. * Conduct quality assurance assessments on web pages, articles, emails, employee bios, and other marketing collateral as a fail-safe before publishing. * Collaborate with project initiators to provide long and short form copywriting support. * Perform audits to detect missing or erroneous content across company domestic and international websites.
- Copyeditor at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics
- Senior Community Manager at Innocean USA / Kia Motors America
- Copywriter at
- Social Media Consultant at Martian Watches
4 months at this Job
- Bachelors of Arts degree - History
• Proofreads, edits, and incorporate changes from copywriters and internal business partners.
• Delivers content that is interesting to read and engages the reader while optimizing this content over competing websites.
• Perform light edits to maintain clarity and consistency in content.
• Reviews, fact checks, and proofs all types of media, and verifies pertinent information.
• Maintains knowledge of industry and marketing communications trends.
- Copyeditor at Optimized Scribes
- Freelance at Content Creator and Blogger
- SEO Copywriter at SimplePart
- Administrative Assistant at Venesco LLC
1 year, 1 month at this Job
- BS - Anthropology
• Copyediting of scholarly and trade books
- Copyeditor at Susan Murray Editing
- Barista at Starbucks Coffee Company
- Copyeditor at University Press of Florida
- Military Police Officer at US Army
5 years, 7 months at this Job
- Bachelor's - Political Science
Fact-check and copyedit arts and celebrity-based articles to conform with AP and in-house styles for daily print and web publication
- Copyeditor at New York Post
- Senior Writing Instructor at Manhattan Language
- Freelance at
- Communications Instructor at Training Express
3 months at this Job
- BA - Interdisciplinary Arts
- - Creative Writing
Copyedit manuscripts for medical journals per individual journal style and AMA Manual of Style 10th Edition. Author corrections/changes are transferred to the manuscripts entered through Microsoft Word 10 for the author's approval. All references are verified using PubMed. Grammar and spelling are checked and changed accordingly.
- Copyeditor at Wiley
- Copyeditor at Cadmus Journal Services
- Copyeditor at
- Freelance Publishing Services Specialist at Elsevier, Inc
5 years at this Job