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
20 Years
15 Years
Content Editor (online)
10 Years


Books & Literature
16 Years
20 Years
10 Years


Online/new media
10 Years
Book publishing - all
15 Years
Marketing (in-house) - Fortune 1000 corp. clients
20 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

20 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 (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


International Association of Business Communicators 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 9/27/2016)
(Sage Wellness LA 9/27/2016)
(New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange 9/27/2016)
(Bankers Life and Casualty 9/27/2016)
(Harpo Productions/Oprah Winfrey Network 9/27/2016)
(Project Six 7/9/2016)
(City of South Bend 9/27/2016)

Bylines and Blog Posts

(The Real Deal Magazine 9/27/2016)
(The Real Deal Magazine 9/27/2016)
(The Real Deal Magazine 9/27/2016)
(The Real Deal Magazine 9/27/2016)
(SSA's LiveWIRE e-newsmagazine 9/27/2016)

Writing/Copy Editing/Proofreading

Project Management

(Association of University Technology Managers 6/4/2016)
(Ernst & Young Applications Services 9/27/2016)
(New Horizons Foundation 5/1/2016)


(Authors 3/26/2016)

Academic Publications/Proofreading

(NYU School of Law 9/27/2016)
(Stevens Institute of Technology 3/31/2016)
(NYU School of Law 9/6/2016)
(Career Education Corporation 9/27/2016)
(Career Education Corporation 9/27/2016)
(Saint Xavier University 9/27/2016)


(Kathy Schienle 3/22/2016)

Marketing Collateral

(Greer Marketing Communications 9/27/2016)
(Kathleen A. Schienle 9/27/2016)

Website Content Creation/Metadata-SEO

(Akoya Capital, LLC 9/27/2016)
(Tweak 9/27/2016)
(noodls.com 9/27/2016)

Press Releases

White Papers

(Sales Marketing Network 9/27/2016)
(Sales Marketing Network 9/27/2016)