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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, film, history, pop culture, health, mind/body/spirit, and children's books.

For more information on my editing, see my website: www.kate-king.com


Work Info
 
Expertise
Writer 3 Years
Copy Editor 16 Years
Editor 18 Years
Specialty
Travel 5 Years
Arts & Humanities 18 Years
Family, Children & Teenagers 18 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
18 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
DivineCaroline.com (11+), Fodor's Travel Guides (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Henry Holt (11+), Jack Morton Worldwide (11+), Abrams (11+), Real Girls Media (11+), Marshall Cavendish (6-10), Moseley Road (6-10), UNICEF (3-5), Glitterati (3-5)
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; content management systems (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 anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
Film  
(DivineCaroline.com, 4/16/2008)
Nancy Gerstman, co-founder of Zeitgeist Films, talks candidly about her work in the film industry.
(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.
(DivineCaroline.com, 4/4/2008)
Award-winning documentary filmmaker Katy Chevigny of Arts Engine talks about making films that matter.
DVD film catalog copy
Travel  
(DivineCaroline.com, 7/1/2008)
The top ten places to visit in NYC.
(Fodor's Travel Guides)
(Fodor's Travel Guides)
Sustainability  
(DivineCaroline.com, 4/1/2008)
Buying all organic is costly and unrealistic for many consumers, but these 14 foods are worth the extra price.
(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  
(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
New York, NY 
USA

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