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  Kathleen A. Schienle
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  Copy editor/proofreader/writer/fact-checker with detailed focus not only on the text but on all the minute components of the whole. Responsive. Fast. Meticulous. Innovative. Collaborative. On-message. Career of deadline communications delivery, from web, mobile, print campaigns and financials to online learning courses, book manuscripts, metadata, executive messaging, ghosted content, corporate marketing.
COPY EDITING/PROOFREADING/WRITING
web strategy/content/meta
annual and sustainability reports
brochures
business collateral
U.S./global localization
book manuscripts
journals/newsletters/magazines
internal communications
project management
MEDIA/PUBLIC RELATIONS
news releases
features
RESEARCH
meta/SEO, SEM, SMM
interviewing
fact-checking
image research
COMMUNICATIONS COACHING
executive communications
graduate-level theses (including MBA)
admissions/scholarship essays (including Fulbright)
Work Info
 
Expertise
Content Editor (online) 10 Years
Writer 15 Years
Proofreader, Copy Editor, Fact-Checker 20 Years
Specialty
Medicine 10 Years
Business (general) 20 Years
Finance 15 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
20 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
VSA Partners (11+), Simple Truth (11+), Oprah.com (11+), WunderLand Group (11+), noodls (11+), MedSci (11+), independent authors (11+), Institutional Investor Journals (11+), Blue Waters Group (11+), BVK (11+), Elsevier/MC Strategies (11+), Author Solutions (11+), Energy BBDO (6-10), Forest Products Society (6-10), The Real Deal Magazine (6-10), Nuance (3-5), Illinois Policy Institute (3-5), McNeill Media Group (3-5), Association of University Technology Managers (1-2), National Capitol Contracting (1-2), Wharton Digital Press (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Allstate (11+), Bankers Life and Casualty (11+), kCura Corporation (11+), Akoya Capital (6-10), CME Group (3-5), CNO Financial Group (3-5), Dearborn National (1-2), Lake Capital (1-2), Mayo Clinic Ventures (1-2), McDermott Will & Emery (1-2), Equity International (1-2), Carlyle Group (1-2), Mercer (1-2), New York State Society of CPAs (1-2), Sage Wellness (1-2), United Airlines (1-2)
Other Work History
Stars&Stripes inc. - Chief Branding Officer
Cap Gemini Ernst & Young Director/Marketing Communications
System Software Associates, Inc. Senior Editor/Global Marketing
USCS International/CableData Editor/Marketing Communications
The Sacramento Bee News Editor
Rio Americano High School Journalism Adviser
The Capital Times - Copy Editor
The Indianapolis News - Copy/Layout Editor
Computer Skills
MICROSOFT OpenOffice, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel
SharePoint
Basecamp
TeamSite
Daylite
QuickBase
TestGen
ADOBE PageMaker, PhotoDeluxe, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, InDesign
QuarkXPress
Wordtracker and SEOmoz
PC and Mac
Technical Skills
AP Style
The Chicago Manual of Style
APA/AMA Style
The New York Times Style
American Psychological Association Style
Digital photography
Computer-based research
Website and intranet development/management
Equipment
Complete office and mobility
Work Permits & Visas
U.S. passport
References
Available on request
Awards
International Association of Business Communicators six Silver Six-Crystal Awards (individual and team).
A client publication won two 2007 Marcom Awards from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.
Academic client was awarded a Fulbright scholarship for 2009-2010.
Associations
Society of Professional Journalists/Sigma Delta Chi
Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc.
Women in Communications
Other
VERTICAL COLLABORATIONS
CORPORATE/SMALL BUSINESS BY INDUSTRY
telecommunications
consulting
financial services
software
media
ERP
IT
legal
hospitality
manufacturing
healthcare

NOT-FOR-PROFIT BY SECTOR
social services
public education
alumni associations

INDIVIDUAL
university applicants
post-grad program applicants
book/short story authors
sales professionals
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near Indianapolis, IN. I am willing to travel anywhere.
Work Samples
 
Marketing Collateral  
(McDermott Will & Emery)
(Kathleen A. Schienle)
(Ernst & Young Applications Services)
(Greer Marketing Communications)
Press Releases  
(noodls/Innogest SGR)
(noodls.com)
(Akoya Capital, LLC)
(Akoya Capital, LLC)
White Papers  
(Sales Marketing Network)
(Sales Marketing Network)
Books  
(HarperCollins Publishers)
Writing/Copy Editing/Proofreading  
(Capital Health)
(Forest Products Society)
(kCura)
(CNO Financial Group)
(noodls)
(kCura)
(kCura)
(kCura)
Bylined Stories  
(SSA's LiveWIRE e-newsmagazine)
(The Real Deal Magazine)
(The Real Deal Magazine)
(The Real Deal Magazine)
(The Real Deal Magazine)
Website Content Creation/Metadata-SEO  
(Tweak)
(noodls.com)
(Akoya Capital, LLC)
Web Copy Editing/Proofreading  
(biographer Michelle Burford)
(New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange)
(City of South Bend)
(Bankers Life and Casualty)
(Harpo Productions/Oprah Winfrey Network)
(Sage Wellness LA)
(Elsevier)
Academic Catalogs/Proofreading  
(Saint Xavier University)
(Career Education Corporation)
(Career Education Corporation)
Contact Info
  Kathleen A. Schienle
Indianapolis, IN 46226
USA

E-Mail: kschienle@gmail.com
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