Kathy Schienle

Carmel, IN 46032 USA
Website: http://

Professional Experience

Copy editor/proofreader/writer/fact-checker/project manager with detailed focus not only on the text but on all the minute components of the whole. Responsive. Fast. Meticulous. Innovative. Collaborative. On-message. Career of deadline communications delivery: web, mobile, print campaigns; social media; blogs; financials; online learning courses; book manuscripts; executive messaging; ghosted content; corporate marketing. COPY EDITING/PROOFREADING/WRITING/PROJECT MANAGEMENT: web strategy/content/design/meta, annual and sustainability reports, business collateral, U.S./global localization, book manuscripts, journals/newsletters/magazines, internal communications. MEDIA/PUBLIC RELATIONS: news releases, features. RESEARCH: meta/SEO, interviewing, fact-checking, image research. COMMUNICATIONS COACHING: executive communications, graduate-level theses (including MBA), admissions/scholarship essays (including Fulbright).


Copy Editor
25 Years
20 Years
Content Editor (online)
10 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+), noodls (10+), Oprah.com (10+), Simple Truth (10+), MedSci (10+), VSA Partners (10+), WunderLand Group (10+), Elsevier/MC Strategies (10+), Forest Products Society (6-10), BVK (10+), Author Solutions (10+), NYU School of Law (10+), Stevens Institute of Technology (10+), The Real Deal Magazine (6-10), McNeill Media Group (6-10), Illinois Policy Institute (10+), Wharton Digital Press (1-2), Nuance (3-5), 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+)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Allstate (10+), Bankers Life and Casualty (10+), Grant Thornton (10+), kCura Corporation (10+), Akoya Capital (6-10), CNO Financial Group (3-5), Carlyle Group (1-2), Equity International (1-2), Mayo Clinic Ventures (10+), 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, Publisher, Excel SharePoint Basecamp Teamwork Daylite QuickBase TestGen ADOBE PhotoDeluxe, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, InDesign Wordtracker and SEOmoz PC and Mac Drupal and WordPress CMS


Complete office and mobility

Work Permits & Visas

U.S. passport


Available on request


IABC six Silver Six-Crystal Awards (individual and team)


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

Work Samples

Web Copy Editing/Proofreading

(biographer Michelle Burford 5/14/2016)
(Maine Office of Tourism 10/23/2016)
(Sage Wellness LA 10/23/2016)
(Elsevier 10/23/2016)
(New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange 10/23/2016)
(Bankers Life and Casualty 10/23/2016)
(Harpo Productions/Oprah Winfrey Network 10/23/2016)
(HERE website 2016 10/4/2016)
(Project Six 7/9/2016)
(City of South Bend 10/23/2016)

Bylines and Blog Posts

(The Real Deal Magazine 10/23/2016)
(The Real Deal Magazine 10/23/2016)
(The Real Deal Magazine 10/23/2016)
(The Real Deal Magazine 10/23/2016)
(SSA's LiveWIRE e-newsmagazine 10/23/2016)

Writing/Copy Editing/Proofreading

Project Management

(Association of University Technology Managers 6/4/2016)
(Ernst & Young Applications Services 10/23/2016)
(New Horizons Foundation 5/1/2016)


(Authors 3/26/2016)

Academic Publications/Proofreading

(NYU School of Law 10/23/2016)
(Stevens Institute of Technology 3/31/2016)
(NYU School of Law 9/6/2016)
(Career Education Corporation 10/23/2016)
(Career Education Corporation 10/23/2016)
(Saint Xavier University 10/23/2016)


(Kathy Schienle 3/22/2016)

Marketing Collateral

(Greer Marketing Communications 10/23/2016)
(Kathleen A. Schienle 10/23/2016)

Website Content Creation/Metadata-SEO

(Akoya Capital, LLC 10/23/2016)
(Tweak 10/23/2016)
(noodls.com 10/23/2016)

Press Releases

White Papers

(Sales Marketing Network 10/23/2016)
(Sales Marketing Network 10/23/2016)