NYC proofreader and editor. Need a copy editor or proofreader? Outsource your project to me: an expert industry veteran. If you want good, get someone else; but when you want AWESOME, bring it to me, Dave Baker, the Super Copy Editor! (http://supercopyeditors.com)
I will zero in (like a heat-seeking missile) on every misplaced comma, spelling blunder and grammatical no-no. Sound good? Great! Now read my profile to find out how this New York editor can help you with YOUR latest project.
Books & Literature
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
Newspaper - National
Total Media Industry Experience
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Forbes (10+), Type Directors Club (10+), The Nation magazine (10+), The New York Times (10+), The Times-Picayune (New Orleans) (10+), DISH Magazine (10+), Freelance New York City copyeditor (10+), LA Philharmonic (10+), Life Refined (10+), NYC proofreader (10+), Petful.com (10+), Big Pharma (10+), Warner Bros. Television (10+), The University of Chicago (10+), Stony Brook University (10+)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Common Sense Advisory (10+), Proofreading Service (NYC) (10+), Simplicity Metrics (10+), Centro Inc. (10+), NSG/SWAT (10+), Student Health 101 magazine (10+), EL Education (3-5), EBM Care (3-5), Havas Media (1-2), Quantum Learning Inc. (1-2)
Other Work History
I am a New York proofreader and editor who can handle fiction and nonfiction manuscript proofreading. I also have polished a wide variety of reports and documents, including magazine proofreading and jobs for newspapers, businesses, individuals and more. I provide translation proofreading for consulting firms. In a nutshell, I copy edit and proofread it all. Let me take on YOUR nonfiction or fiction manuscript proofreading project...
I am a former newspaper copy editor who can handle many editing styles, including: APA/MLA, Chicago Manual of Style, Associated Press and New York Times. Of course, I can adjust to any specific local style you may have. Let me take on your project right now.
Foreign Language Skills
I speak English and a little Spanish. My team is able to proofread Spanish content.
Freelancers Union, Avant Guild
Adept at Word and Excel. Extensive experience with InDesign, InCopy, QuarkXpress, Photoshop, PageMaker, PowerPoint, Illustrator, Harris & CCI pagination, and many other word-processing and pagination programs.
Microsoft Word, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, InCopy, Quark, Adobe Acrobat. I have a Mac and a PC! I have a scanner. Hire me as your freelance proofreader!
Work Permits & Visas
"I love working with you. Fast, efficient, and deadly with a red pen. We’re totally thrilled with all that you do to help us." —Ron Evans, founder, Groupofminds >>> "This is exactly the editing service I was looking for. Not always easy to find through Google." —David Nelson, marketing manager, Clark Howes Group >>> "We have been blown away by how good the team as Super Copy Editors is at improving our writing. They catch the typos that no one else saw, in addition to making brilliant suggestions for clarity of ideas. We highly recommend working with Super Copy Editors!" —Caitlin Rogers, Productions Director, Next Day Animations
Two Pulitzer Prizes for staff efforts during Hurricane Katrina at The Times-Picayune (shared by staff). Three individual Awards of Excellence by the Society for News Design in 2006 for Hurricane Katrina coverage.
American Copy Editors Society (ACES), which is dedicated to raising the standards of editing; Editorial Freelancers Association