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  Nicole Ortiz
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  An experienced fiction and creative non-fiction writer who has done copy editing for a few publishing companies covering a range of different topics. Experienced with Word, Excel, Outlook, Acrobat, Gmail, and most social media networks. I also keep a blog (excessivewordplay.wordpress.com). Very organized, can work well under pressure to meet deadlines, and always follows through with completing work accurately.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Copy Editor 4 Years
Editor 4 Years
Social Media 10 Years
Specialty
Arts & Humanities 8 Years
Books & Literature 10 Years
Entertainment 10 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
1 Year
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Global Academic Publishing (3-5), Harding House Publishing (3-5), Hippocrene Books, Inc. (3-5)
Computer Skills
Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat.
Technical Skills
Adobe Acrobat.
Equipment
Mac laptop, digital camera, android phone.
Foreign Language Skills
Basic Spanish, advanced Italian.
Work Permits & Visas
USA. Has passport.
Unions
None.
References
Priti Gress - Hippocrene Books (written recommendation)
Collette Laroya - Hippocrene Books
Lori Fuller - Global Academic Publishing (written recommendation)
Tom Butcher - Long Island Press (written recommendation)
Associations
Sunset Park Library volunteer
Other
I double majored in Creative Writing and Italian language at Binghamton University. I am very passionate about writing and editing - I love it! I'm very organized, reliable, and I can also work well under pressure.
Freelancer Availability
I occasionally freelance. 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
 
Fiction  
(2/15/2013)
This is a fiction story I wrote recently for a writing workshop group I'm a part of.
Scholarly Works  
(4/1/2011)
This was an essay I wrote for the book "Running with Scissors" by Augusten Burroughs in my senior year literature class.
(2/1/2011)
An essay I wrote for Ken Kesey's "One Flew Over the Cuckoo Nest" in my literature class senior year.
Contact Info
  Nicole Ortiz
Brooklyn, NY 
USA

Tel: 5166526673  
E-Mail: nicole.ortizz@gmail.com
Website: http://excessivewordplay.wordpress.com/