Kate King

Hastings on Hudson, NY 10706 USA
Website: http://www.kate-king.com

Professional Experience

I am a New York-based eagle-eyed professional editor with more than twenty years of experience with developmental editing, line editing, copyediting, writing, and proofreading for book publishers, magazines, websites, nonprofits, and authors. Visit www.kate-king.com. Reasonable rates, friendly, professional, and discreet. I look forward to working with you on a freelance or full-time basis.


Copy Editor
10 Years
Content Editor (online)
3 Years
Other, Specify
15 Years


Arts & Humanities
18 Years
18 Years
5 Years


Book publishing - all
20 Years
Magazine - Local/Regional magazines
2 Years
Online/new media
5 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

20 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Aspire Design and Home Magazine (6-10), Abrams Publishing (10+), Glitterati (6-10)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

National Trust for Historic Preservation (10+), UNICEF (10+), Rizzoli (6-10)

Other Work History

Held freelance and staff positions with ASPIRE design and home magazine; TBWA/Chiat Day; McCann; Harry N. Abrams; Hill, Holliday; UNICEF; Bill Smith Studio; Rizzoli; Workman Publishing; Tuttle Publishing; and Routledge, among others

Foreign Language Skills

Some Spanish

Computer Skills

Microsoft Word (track changes); Adobe Acrobat Pro; Google Docs; Excel; CMS for Web


Available upon request.


Member, Mediabistro Member, Editorial Freelancers Association Alumni of Woodhull Institute for Ethical Leadership

Work Samples

Book Editing

Copyedit of a manuscript about ADHD
Copyedit of thriller for best-selling author
edit of unpublished travel book
Copyediting sample from one chapter of Louisiana House Proud, by Valorie Hart. (Glitterati Publishing, 2013)

Sustainability Clips

Bob Gent of the International Dark-Sky Association explains the hazards of bright empty parking lots and skyscrapers that light up the night.
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?

Museum Press Release

Film Clips

DVD film catalog copy
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.

Philanthropy Clips

Dress for Success helps low-income women build careers one suit at a time.
At the Craigslist Foundation nonprofit bootcamp, nonprofits learn how to use social media marketing to leverage their existing audiences--and spread their mission virally.
As the founder of Books for Boys and LitLife, Pam Allyn continues to be a leading innovator in the field of literacy development.

Travel Clips

The top ten places to visit in NYC.

Financial Services Edit