Kathy Schienle

Carmel, IN 46032 USA
Website: http://

Professional Experience

Proofreader, copy editor, editor, writer, fact-checker, project manager. Education, healthcare, technology, finance, media. Clients range from universities to novelists to bloggers to pharma manufacturers. Detailed focus not only on the text and big picture, but on all the components of the whole. Meticulous. Responsive. Fast. Innovative. Collaborative. The final touch to your brilliant [insert here: website, sales presentation, manuscript, blog post, magazine, stockholder report, brochure, newsletter]. Mistakes cost you credibility, clients and $$, and I spy - with my sharp eye and deep experience - factual errors, bad dates in folios, misspelled names, inconsistencies, dead links. COPY EDITING/PROOFREADING/WRITING/PROJECT MANAGEMENT: web strategy/content/design/meta, business collateral, university/alumni publications, book manuscripts, e-learning content, white papers, journals/newsletters/magazines, blogs/social media, news releases, features.


Copy Editor
25 Years
20 Years
15 Years


Books & Literature
16 Years
20 Years
10 Years


Online/new media
10 Years
Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
15 Years
Academia - all
10 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

25 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

published authors (10+), Institutional Investor Journals (10+), Association of University Technology Managers (10+), Energy BBDO (6-10), Blue Waters Group (10+), Public.com (10+), Oprah.com (10+), Simple Truth (10+), MedSci (10+), VSA Partners (10+), WunderLand Group (10+), Forest Products Society (6-10), Author Solutions (10+), NYU School of Law (10+), McNeill Media Group (6-10), Illinois Policy Institute (10+), Cultural Data Project (1-2), The University of Texas at Austin (1-2), Words Have Impact (10+), Project Six (10+), Charter Communications (10+), Time Warner Cable (10+), Diversity Woman (3-5), RSL Media (10+)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Allstate (10+), Bankers Life and Casualty (10+), Grant Thornton (10+), Equity International (1-2), Quincy Bioscience (1-2), HERE data-driven location services (1-2), ej4 (10+)

Other Work History

Stars&Stripes inc. - Chief Branding Officer Cap Gemini Ernst & Young Director/Marketing Communications System Software Associates, Inc. Senior Editor/Global Marketing USCS International/CableData Editor/Marketing Communications The Sacramento Bee News Editor Rio Americano High School Journalism Adviser The Capital Times - Copy Editor The Indianapolis News - Copy/Layout Editor

Technical Skills

AP Style The Chicago Manual of Style APA/AMA Style The New York Times Style American Psychological Association Style Computer-based research Website and intranet development/management

Computer Skills

MICROSOFT OpenOffice, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel SharePoint Basecamp Teamwork Daylite QuickBase TestGen ADOBE Acrobat, PhotoDeluxe, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign Wordtracker and SEOmoz PC and Mac Drupal and WordPress CMS


Complete office and mobility

Work Permits & Visas

U.S. passport


Available on request


Society of Professional Journalists/Sigma Delta Chi Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc.

Work Samples

Web Copy Editing/Proofreading

(Elsevier 10/2/2017)
(biographer Michelle Burford 5/14/2016)
(Maine Office of Tourism 10/2/2017)
(Bankers Life and Casualty 11/18/2017)
(Harpo Productions/Oprah Winfrey Network 11/18/2017)
(HERE website 2016 10/4/2016)
(Project Six 7/9/2016)
(Diversity Woman Inc. 10/2/2017)

Writing/Copy Editing/Proofreading

Bylines and Blog Posts

Project Management

(Association of University Technology Managers 6/4/2016)
(Mayo Clinic 10/2/2017)
(AUTM 2/18/2016)
(Association of University Technology Managers 10/2/2017)
(New Horizons Foundation 5/1/2016)

Academic Publications/Copy Editing and Proofreading

(NYU School of Law 10/2/2017)
(Stevens Institute of Technology 3/31/2016)
(NYU School of Law 9/6/2016)


(Authors 3/26/2016)

Website Content Creation/Metadata-SEO

(Akoya Capital, LLC 11/18/2017)
(Tweak 11/18/2017)
(Public 10/2/2017)

Press Releases