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  Kate King
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  I am a New York-based professional copy editor and proofreader with nearly twenty years of experience. I have expertise in art and architecture, children’s books, mind/body/spirit, history, politics, pop culture, how-to, sports, and lifestyle. I have also handled developmental editing for both published and self-published writers (fiction and non-fiction).

For more information, visit www.kate-king.com


Work Info
 
Expertise
Copy Editor 10 Years
Editor 20 Years
Proofreader for Books, New Media, Advertising 15 Years
Specialty
Travel 5 Years
Arts & Humanities 18 Years
Family, Children & Teenagers 18 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
20 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
School of Visual Arts (11+), Abrams Publishing (6-10), Glitterati (6-10)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
National Trust for Historic Preservation (11+), UNICEF (11+)
Other Work History
Held freelance and staff positions with TBWA\Chiat Day; Hill, Holliday; Bill Smith Studio; Rizzoli; Workman Publishing; Tuttle Publishing; and Routledge
Computer Skills
Microsoft Word (track changes); Quark; Adobe Acrobat; InDesign; Excel; CMS for Web
References
Available upon request.
Associations
Member, Mediabistro
Member, Editorial Freelancers Association
Alumni of Woodhull Institute for Ethical Leadership
Other
Writing classes and workshops, Woodhull Institute, New York, spring/fall 2007
Intermediate Copyediting and Writing for Nonprofits classes, Mediabistro.com, New York, fall 2005
Copywriting classes, School of the Visual Arts, New York, winter/spring 2003
Screenwriting class, New York University, New York, fall 1999
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near New York, NY. I am willing to travel not at all. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
Film  
(DivineCaroline.com, 4/10/2008)
In her film, Deadline, documentary filmmaker Katy Chevigny recalls the events leading up to Illinois Governor Ryan's decision to grant clemency to 167 inmates on Death Row.
DVD film catalog copy
Travel  
(DivineCaroline.com, 7/1/2008)
The top ten places to visit in NYC.
(Fodor's Travel Guides)
Sustainability  
No Impact Man
(DivineCaroline.com, 3/6/2008)
Profile of Colin Beavan, a husband and father in NYC who recruits his family to leave behind modern conveniences for an entire year. But will his low-impact lifestyle experiment make a difference?
(DivineCaroline.com, 10/15/2007)
Bob Gent of the International Dark-Sky Association explains the hazards of bright empty parking lots and skyscrapers that light up the night.
Philanthropy  
(DivineCaroline.com, 12/15/2007)
As the founder of Books for Boys and LitLife, Pam Allyn continues to be a leading innovator in the field of literacy development.
(DivineCaroline.com, 1/1/2007)
Dress for Success helps low-income women build careers one suit at a time.
(DivineCaroline.com)
At the Craigslist Foundation nonprofit bootcamp, nonprofits learn how to use social media marketing to leverage their existing audiences--and spread their mission virally.
Editing Samples  
(Scott Banks, 4/15/2015)
Developmental edit and copyedit of book concerning ADHD
(Glitterati, 10/22/2012)
Copyediting sample from one chapter of Louisiana House Proud, by Valorie Hart. (Glitterati Publishing, 2013)
(Sports Improper Publications, 10/3/2011)
A copyedit of an autobiography on hockey player Gerry Cheevers.
Contact Info
  Kate King
Hastings on Hudson, NY 10706
USA

Tel: 347.677.4211  
E-Mail: editgrl71@gmail.com
Website: http://www.kate-king.com