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Editor / Line Editor (Annapolis)

available afternoons
available mornings
education completed: masters

PASSION: I enjoy the English language and appreciate the vastness of words at our disposal, which can be used to communicate sweeping ranges of thoughts, ideas, and emotions.

PURPOSE: To ensure the clear and effective communication of ideas in written form.

EDUCATION: Strayer University, Masters of Science in Public Administration, 2008

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 10 years, government and private sectors

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
• Research Papers
• Standard Operating Procedures
• Governmental Reports/Documents
• Magazine Articles
• Book Manuscripts
• Technical Documents
• Organizational Training Manuals
• Blog Posts / Web Content

TECHNICAL SKILL:
• Microsoft Office Suite
• InDesign
• Website Content Editing
• SharePoint

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: December 2010 – Present
Editor

• Editing:
 Revise sentences to ensure they are well-formed, that information is organized logically, and that ideas transition smoothly throughout
 Ensure that ideas are clear and fully developed – that there's no guesswork in what the author is trying to say
 Review for appropriate grammar and tense, and style consistency

• Line editing:
 Review each line in the document and revise for sharpness and clarity
 Suggest word choices to complement the style of the writing, and enhance its tone
 Check that the overall pace of the composition flows consistently and thoughtfully throughout

• Copyediting / Proofreading:
 Verify adherence to the rules of standard English, and to organizational style guides as required
 Fact-check and confirm that ideas are supported by accurate and relevant information
 Proofread for ease of readability, spelling accuracy, and punctuation

• Technical editing:
 Translate technically-written systems design/requirements documents into plain, easy to understand language. Liaise with technical program developers as required
 Confirm content readability, comprehension and data accuracy through peer reviews

REFERENCES: Available upon request
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  • do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7098872497

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