I am a meticulous copy editor and line editor with many years of experience working with a wide range of material at all stages of production. I take pride in helping to create a clean, elegant text, and I've served as a critical eye and helping hand to writers at all skill levels.
Some kudos I've received:
"maintain[ed] impeccable standards in style while turning work around promptly"
"excellent editorial skills . . . a pleasure to work with"
"amazing sensitivity to both language and content"
Books & Literature
Arts & Humanities
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
Book Publishing Consumer
Total Media Industry Experience
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
LIFE Books (10+), Melcher Media (6-10), Random House (1-2), Edgeworth Editions (1-2), My House magazine (6-10), Walker Publishing Services (6-10), Biography magazine (3-5), Essence magazine (3-5)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
NYC & Company (6-10), Columbia University Office of Public Affairs (1-2), NYU School of Law (10+), The College Board (6-10)
Other Work History
Copy Chief at LIFE Books •
Copy Chief at Redbook •
Senior Copy Editor at the College Board •
Copy Editor at TV Guide
Foreign Language Skills
I can proofread Spanish. Rudimentary French and Italian.
Microsoft Word, InCopy, InDesign
Laptop, printer, fax.
References available upon request.