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  Erin Brenner
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  Erin has been an editing professional for two decades. She founded Right Touch Editing to offer businesses and self-publishing authors what they need for editorial services: highly skilled editing, publishing expertise, and top-notch professionalism.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Content Editor (online) 15 Years
Copy Editor 16 Years
Editorial: Proofreader 20 Years
Specialty
Education 3 Years
Marketing news and opinion/marketing research 15 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
20 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Visual Thesaurus (11+), New Hampshire Writer (11+), Copyediting.com (11+), Garner's Modern American Usage (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Altimeter (11+), Emerging Energy Research (11+), ITSMA (11+), NPC Creative Services (11+)
Other Work History
Copy Chief & Associate Editor
Oct. 2000-Oct. 2009
Incisive Media, New York, NY
--Copyedited, fact-checked, and coded columns, tables, and marketing materials
--Wrote, edited, and distributed writer newsletter
--Answered reader mail
--Acted as daily contact for writers
--Assisted Executive Editor with day-to-day site operations

Research Editor/Project Editor
February 1999-Oct. 2000
IDC, Framingham, MA
--Edited special projects and assisted with editor training
--Helped develop publishing process and documentation
--Copyedited high-tech marketing research
--Prepared graphics for production
--Verified data cited in text agrees with data presented in graphics
--Kept current filing information for subscription research

Proofreader
June 1994-February 1999
Epsilon Data Management, Burlington, MA
--Proofread direct mail projects
--Organized and maintained all client specs in style manual
Computer Skills
Wordpress, MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, Windows and Mac, HTML
Technical Skills
Table creation, prepping for web publishing
Equipment
PC; printer/copier/scanner/fax; Acrobat; MS Office
Foreign Language Skills
None
Work Permits & Visas
US resident
Unions
Freelancers Union
References
Rebecca Lieb
former Editor-in-Chief, The ClickZ Network
rebecca.lieb@gmail.com
Awards
None
Associations
Editorial Freelancers Association
American Copy Editors Assocation
Other
I teach copyediting through UCSD's copyediting certificate program.

For writing samples, go to http://www.pinterest.com/ecbrenner/articles-ive-written/.

Editing samples given upon request.
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near Boston, MA. I am willing to travel locally. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Contact Info
  Erin Brenner
Haverhill, MA 
USA

Tel: 978-996-0389  
E-Mail: erin@righttouchediting.com
Website: http://www.righttouchediting.com