Testimonials
Hear what freelancers and the employers who hire them have to say.
Send us your stories.


Freelance Marketplace Forum 17 topics
TIP ON PHOTO WEBSITE & COMPANY BEING RUN BY TEENS (1) 6/30/2014
Acento enfático agencia de diseño contratación (2) 5/13/2014
Returning to work as freelance proofreader (1) 5/1/2014
more... - post new topic

Have a question?
Read our FAQs or contact us by email or at 212-547-7934
  Nicole Ortiz
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  An experienced copy editor and writer who has worked with blogs and in the music industry. Grammar is my obsession and there's always something new to learn about it, which I love. I am versatile, have a strong voice, and willing to try anything once.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Copy Editor 5 Years
Writer 8 Years
Social Media 10 Years
Specialty
Books & Literature 10 Years
Fiction 8 Years
Music 10 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
5 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
The Wild Honey Pie (11+), Global Academic Publishing (3-5), Hippocrene Books, Inc. (3-5), Willow Wood Music (1-2)
Other Work History
The Wild Honey Pie staff position as Social media manager, head copy editor, writer, marketing and partnerships team member.
Computer Skills
Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Acrobat, InDesign, Photoshop, basic HTML
Technical Skills
Acrobat, InDesign, Photoshop, SEO experience, html editing
Equipment
Mac laptop, digital camera, android phone, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
Foreign Language Skills
Advanced Italian, basic Spanish.
Work Permits & Visas
USA. Has passport.
Unions
None.
References
Eric Weiner - The Wild Honey Pie
Joy Amaral - Scordio Construction
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
Brooklyn Library volunteer
Other
I double majored in Creative Writing and Italian language at Binghamton University. Became certified through Mediabistro as a Copy Editor, and am currently sudying web analytics and social media marketing strategies.
Freelancer Availability
I occasionally freelance. I live near New York, NY. I am willing to travel regionally. I have a driver's license.
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 11221
USA

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