Patricia Wittig

East Stroudsburg, PA USA

Professional Experience

Science and Medical Writer and Editor, 20+ years of experience: I develop and edit science, nature, health and medicine, environment, conservation, and education media: - Top-selling science textbooks - Award-winning health and medical book series - Self-help, health, medical, and nutrition books, software - Science and conservation news and feature stories.


20 Years
20 Years
20 Years


20 Years
Environment & Nature
30 Years
20 Years


Book Publishing Trade/B2B
20 Years
Book Publishing Consumer
20 Years
20 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

25 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Garden State EnviroNet (10+), Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (10+), Rodale Press, Inc. (10+)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (10+), Rodale Research Center (10+), Scholastic, Inc. (10+)

Other Work History

- Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA: Medical Transcriptions Editor - Barnes & Noble, Inc., Center Valley, PA: Bookseller; custom book sales - Garden State EnviroNet: Online News Gatherer, blog contributor - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia: Editor, medical education and consumer health books and software - Rodale Press, Inc., Emmaus, PA: Publications Coordinator Rodale Research Center and Associate Editor Rodale Press Health Books - Scholastic, Inc., NYC, NY: Intern, Writer for Science World Magazine - Elsevier Science Publishing Co., NYC, NY: Editorial Assistant to science and technology acquisitions editor - Plenum Publishing Corp., NYC, NY: Editorial Assistant to earth science, physics, and chemistry acquisitions editor - VISTA, Knoxville, TN: Editor, TVEC News energy conservation - American Museum of Natural History, NYC, NY and Portal, AZ: Research Assistant - Rutgers University Center for Coastal and Environmental Studies: Research Assistant

Technical Skills

Science, environment, and medical writing, reporting, and editing Desktop publishing

Computer Skills

Windows, MS Office, Word, Quark, Pagemaker, etc., familiar with HTML


PC, laptop, scanner, digital camera, telephone, car, bicycle, hiking boots


Society of Environmental Journalists Editorial Freelancers Association National Wildlife Federation Habitat Stewardship Instructor MediaBistro Freelance Marketplace Freelancers Union BELS candidate