Erik Gopel

New York Metro Area
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Professional Experience

I have been working in the publishing industry for 20 years as the Senior Editor and Editor of The World Almanac and Book of Facts, a proofreader/editorial assistant at the United Nations Department for General Assembly and Conference Management and United Nations Population Division. I successuffly published four editions of The World Almanac, The World Almanac for Kids, student-level Gareth Stevens titles, and several editions of the UN Population Division's World Population Policies and World Mortality Reports and associated statistical posters. I also worked on and off for five years as a technical writer at Information Builders, Atlas Air, and Dolby Laborotories, writing and publishing software and technical manuals in print and XML.

Expertise

Copy Editor
15 Years
Editor
5 Years
Fact-Checker
12 Years

Specialty

Education
5 Years
International
7 Years
Technology
5 Years

Industries


Book Publishing Consumer
5 Years
Newspaper - National
2 Years
Nonprofit
7 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

20 Years

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Dolby Laboratories (1-2), The Conference Board (6-10), Genentech (3-5), United Nations (10+), The World Almanac (10+), Atlas Air (10+)

Technical Skills

Web editing, graphics

Foreign Language Skills

French (Intermediate)

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office, FrameMaker, MadCap Flare, Photoshop, HTML/XML

Work Permits & Visas

U.S. citizen

References

Available Upon Request