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  Jessica Cerretani
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  Writer / Editor with 20 years of experience creating content for the health, medical, science, and lifestyle markets. Solid background in writing, ghostwriting, editing, research, proofreading, fact checking, and social media. Skilled at presenting detailed medical and scientific information to consumer and physician audiences. Work featured in publications such as Harvard Medicine, Radcliffe Magazine, Prevention, Whole Living (Body + Soul), and The Boston Globe Magazine. I also create marketing copy and stewardship reports for major hospital systems including Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Womens Hospital, Tufts Medical Center, MIT Medical, Boston Medical Center, and Bon Secours. Author of and contributor to several health-related books, SIPs, and e-books.

Work Info
 
Expertise
Copywriter 10 Years
Editor 19 Years
Writer 21 Years
Specialty
Health 19 Years
Science 21 Years
Medicine 19 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
21 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
AOL.com (11+), Body + Soul/Whole Living magazine (11+), CNN.com (11+), Confidential Ghostwriting Clients (11+), Harvard Medicine magazine (11+), DrWeil.com (11+), FOXNews.com (11+), Goodinbed.com (11+), Prevention magazine (11+), Boston Globe Magazine (6-10), Natural Health magazine (3-5), Natural Solutions magazine (1-2), National Geographic (1-2), Radcliffe Magazine (1-2), Simon & Schuster/Gallery Books (1-2), Better Homes & Gardens (1-2), Costco Connection (1-2), K-Y Brand (1-2), Listerine (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Brigham and Women's Hospital (11+), Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (11+), Harvard Medical School (11+), Massachusetts General Hospital (11+), NorthPoint Domain, Inc. (11+), Tufts Medical Center (11+), University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (11+), MIT Medical (6-10), Phillips Health Care (1-2), Alzheimer's Foundation of America (1-2)
Other Work History
HARVARD MEDICINE MAGAZINE
Assistant Editor

NORTHPOINT DOMAIN, INC.
Senior Medical Editor/Writer

DR. ANDREW WEILS SELF HEALING Newsletter
Research Editor
Computer Skills
Word, Dreamweaver, InDesign, HTML, Quark, Photoshop, various content management systems
Equipment
MacBook; iPhone; iPad; Canon digital camera; audio recorder
Foreign Language Skills
basic French
References
available upon request
Awards
I was editor at the Harvard Medical Alumni Bulletin when the publication won a CASE Gold Medal and a Clarion Award.
Other
Six years of experience as pharmacy technician; familiarity with pharmaceutical usage and dosages

Guest lecturer on research and writing; Emerson College (graduate program), October 2005

Education: Emerson College: BFA in Writing & Publishing 1996

MediaBistro Stiletto Bootcamp: 2007
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near Boston, MA. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
For a large collection of selected clips, please visit my website at www.jessicadcerretani.com.