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  Shirin Shoai
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  I'm a meticulous communications editor and writer with a decade of experience in print and online media, advertising/marketing, internal communications, and nonprofit PR.

I'd love to help you reach your editorial goals in a freelance or part-time capacity. If you'd like to start a conversation, get in touch!
Work Info
 
Expertise
Copywriter 1 Year
Writer 1 Year
Copy Editor 12 Years
Specialty
Women's Issues 1 Year
Entertainment 3 Years
Family, Children & Teenagers 3 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
12 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Chronicle Books (11+), Theatre Bay Area magazine (11+), SolutionSet (Haggin Marketing) (3-5)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Apple, Inc. (6-10), Perforce Software (1-2)
Other Work History
Copy Editor at CBS Interactive (CNET Networks Entertainment); Communications Associate at Children Now.
Computer Skills
Mac OSX/Windows XP; Pages/MS Word (including Track Changes); WordPress/CMSes
Associations
Bay Area Editors' Forum; Friends of the American Copy Editors Society (ACES)
Other
UC Berkeley Extension Editorial Certificate: A three-course professional sequence covering copyediting, line editing, proofreading, and substantive editing.
Master's degree in integral counseling psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies (expected 2012).
Freelancer Availability
I occasionally freelance. I live near San Francisco, CA. I am willing to travel locally. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
Writing Samples  
(Apple, 4/1/2011)
(MP3.com, 4/1/2007)