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  Anne Flounders
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  Editor, writer, and editorial project director with extensive experience in creating print and digital content for kids, teens, parents, and teachers that informs and inspires. Areas of specialty and interest include education and careers.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Copy Editor 10 Years
Editor 18 Years
Writer 18 Years
Specialty
Entrepreneurship 5 Years
Family, Children & Teenagers 12 Years
Education 15 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
18 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
My College Guide (3-5), National Geographic Young Explorer (3-5), Red Chair Press (1-2), Scholastic (1-2), DK (1-2), Gareth Stevens (1-2), Little Brown Young Readers (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Successful Study Skills 4 Students (11+), Change the Equation (1-2)
Other Work History
I'm a full-time freelancer after 13 years working full-time on staff at Weekly Reader and 17 years in publishing. While at Weekly Reader, I spent five years in the custom publishing division producing work for a wide range of corporate and nonprofit clients, including Kimberly Clark, Ford Motor Company, the National Fire Protection Association, and Jackson Hewitt Tax Services.
Computer Skills
Microsoft Office, WordPress, basic Photoshop, various CMS, Quark XPress, Mac/PC
Equipment
Mac laptop, Lenovo netbook, Canon Elph digital camera, Olympus digital audio recorder, iPhone
References
Please refer to http://www.linkedin.com/in/anneflounders
Awards
Association of Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Award for Multimedia, 2003, for "It's a Girl Thing," a nationwide health education program custom-published for Kimberly Clark
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near New York, NY. I am willing to travel regionally. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
(Weekly Reader, 4/25/2012)
Looking back on the tragedy of the Sultana, the worst maritime disaster in American history. Published on weeklyreader.com.
(Weekly Reader, 10/14/2011)
An article written for kids and published on weeklyreader.com, a site for which I served as executive editor.
(9/1/2011)
Lesson plan for middle and high school students about using primary sources to gain a deeper understanding of the events of 9/11/01. I curated content from Weekly Reader and other sources to create a larger online education package for grades 3-12, which can be found for now at www.weeklyreader.com/
(Weekly Reader/Career World, 2/1/2010)
Short, career-focused interview with John Tyler Hammons, who was first elected mayor of Muskogee, Oklahoma, at age 19.
(Weekly Reader/Current Health, 1/1/2010)
A feature for kids and teens about the various choices you can make throughout the day that add up to big changes for the earth.
(Current Health 1/Weekly Reader, 12/1/2008)
Feature article about eating dinner as a family produced for Current Health 1, an educational periodical I managed that was published for students in grades 4-8.
(Career World/Weekly Reader, 9/1/2006)
A "how to" feature I wrote for Career World, an educational magazine for which I also served as senior managing editor. This article was selected by industry peers as a finalist for the Association of Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Award in the "how-to" category.
(Weekly Reader/Career World, 5/1/2005)
Career profile of a vet tech. Written for a teen audience.
(Career World, 9/1/2004)
An article for high school students about one aspect of college selection.
(Benchmark Education Company, 1/1/2004)
Leveled Reader's Theater play