Kathleen King

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

I am an Editor/Communications Specialist and Writer who brings empathetic listening skills, management acumen, a passion for clear and concise writing, and a touch of humor to the job. With more than twenty years of experience and a proven track record of developing content and managing complex projects and teams, I look forward to my next job at a nonprofit or foundation based in New York.

Expertise

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

Specialty

Philanthropy
5 Years
Lifestyle
18 Years
Travel
5 Years

Industries


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; some InDesign; some Word Press

References

Available upon request.

Associations

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

Work Samples

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.
Autistic kids write and perform their own musical.
A Transgender Teen Struggles with Family, Identity, and Twinship
Films That Matter: Katy Chevigny and Julia Pimsleur Discuss Their Work as Documentary Filmmakers

Book Editing

Copyedit of thriller for best-selling author
Sample showing copyediting ability
Copyedit in Track Changes

Philanthropy Clips

Dress for Success helps low-income women find the right suit for the job.
At the Craigslist Foundation bootcamp, nonprofits learn how social media can grow their brand.
LitLife's Pam Allyn Has Tips for Making Reading Fun For All Kids
Jill Sheffield On What We Can Do About Alarming Rates of Maternal Mortality

Sustainability Clips

Preserving the Night: International Dark-Sky’s Bob Gent on Light Pollution
How do you lower your carbon footprint? NYC author Colin Beavan shows us how.
At this New York nonprofit, kids learn bike safety and repair.

Travel Clips

Top Ten Places to Visit in NYC
Travel writing for Fodors' NY State/Hudson Valley guide, 2010