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  Sarah DeLucia
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  I have experience writing about food and agriculture policy, health and nutrition, energy and the environment, and financial literacy topics. I also love correcting grammar, catching typos, and enhancing readability, so please contact me for any copy editing needs! I have a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Chicago and am passionate about reforming food and agriculture policy so that it improves animal welfare, public health, and environmental sustainability. Feel free to check out my website at www.sarahdelucia.com.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Copy Editor 8 Years
Editor 8 Years
Writer 8 Years
Specialty
Environment & Nature 3 Years
Food 3 Years
Farmed Animal Welfare 3 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
8 Years
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
National Public Radio (NPR) (11+), Veritas Economic Analysis, LLC (11+), 1776 (1-2), Northside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance (1-2)
Other Work History
*Assistant vice president, Citigroup Philanthropic Services (2005-2007)
*Editor, Lightbulb Press (2007-2010)
*Copy editor, Chicago Policy Review, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy Studies (2010-2011)
*Research assistant, Environment, Agriculture, and Food Working Group, University of Chicago (2010-2012)
*Research associate, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University (2012-2013)
Computer Skills
Microsoft Office Professional (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); STATA; basic Dreamweaver; basic HTML
Foreign Language Skills
Proficient in spoken and written French; Basic knowledge in spoken and written Italian
References
I am happy to provide references upon request.
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near Washington, DC. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
Writing Samples  
(1776, 11/1/2013)
Many ills are associated with health care in America today: It's inefficient, too costly and the quality of care is inconsistent across institutions. But that's changing, in part because of innovative, new startup platforms that improve health outcomes, drive down costs and increase patient satis...
(Lightbulb Press)
This spread comes from a guide published by Lightbulb Press in 2008 called A Salute to Smart Investing: Prepared Especially for the Armed Forces.
Copy Editing Samples  
(Veritas Economic Analysis, LLC, 9/23/2013)
I copy edited this report.
(Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 10/15/2012)
I edited the executive summary of this report. Editing required significantly cutting down original word count.
Contact Info
  Sarah DeLucia
Washington, DC 
USA

E-Mail: sarah@sarahdelucia.com
Website: http://www.sarahdelucia.com