Kate King

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

Professional Experience

I am a New York-based eagle-eyed professional editor with more than twenty years of experience. I focus on line editing, copyediting, and proofreading for book publishers, book packagers, authors, artists, screenwriters, bloggers, start-ups, nonprofits, foundations, museums, small business owners, and many others. I also handle developmental editing. Sample editing available upon request. Visit www.kate-king.com. Reasonable rates, friendly, professional, and discreet. I look forward to working with you soon.


Copy Editor
10 Years
10 Years
Other, Specify
15 Years


Arts & Humanities
18 Years
Family, Children & Teenagers
18 Years
5 Years


Book publishing - all
20 Years
Advertising agency
8 Years
Online/new media
5 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

20 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

School of Visual Arts (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 TBWAChiat Day; McCann; Harry N. Abrams; Hill, Holliday; 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


Available upon request.


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

Work Samples

Book Editing

(n/a 1/30/2017)
(Scott Banks 1/30/2017)
Copyedit of a manuscript about ADHD
(Harold Coyle 2/13/2016)
Copyedit of thriller for best-selling author
(Confidential 5/1/2017)
edit of unpublished travel book
(Glitterati 10/22/2012)
Copyediting sample from one chapter of Louisiana House Proud, by Valorie Hart. (Glitterati Publishing, 2013)

Museum Press Release

(Glass House New Canaan, CT 5/1/2017)

Sustainability Clips

(DivineCaroline.com 10/15/2007)
Bob Gent of the International Dark-Sky Association explains the hazards of bright empty parking lots and skyscrapers that light up the night.
(DivineCaroline.com 3/6/2008)
Profile of Colin Beavan, a husband and father in NYC who recruits his family to leave behind modern conveniences for an entire year. But will his low-impact lifestyle experiment make a difference?

Film Clips

DVD film catalog copy
(DivineCaroline.com 4/10/2008)
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.

Philanthropy Clips

(DivineCaroline.com 1/1/2007)
Dress for Success helps low-income women build careers one suit at a time.
(DivineCaroline.com 7/20/2017)
At the Craigslist Foundation nonprofit bootcamp, nonprofits learn how to use social media marketing to leverage their existing audiences--and spread their mission virally.
(DivineCaroline.com 12/15/2007)
As the founder of Books for Boys and LitLife, Pam Allyn continues to be a leading innovator in the field of literacy development.

Travel Clips

(DivineCaroline.com 7/1/2008)
The top ten places to visit in NYC.
(Fodor's Travel Guides 7/20/2017)

Financial Services Edit

(Confidential 5/1/2017)