Kathleen A. 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; 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
15 Years
Content Editor (online)
10 Years


Books & Literature
15 Years
15 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

25 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

independent 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 (6-10), Stevens Institute of Technology (6-10), The Real Deal Magazine (6-10), McNeill Media Group (6-10), Illinois Policy Institute (3-5), Wharton Digital Press (1-2), Nuance (3-5), Cultural Data Project (1-2), The University of Texas at Austin (1-2)

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 (1-2), New York State Society of CPAs (1-2)

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 Digital photography Computer-based research Website and intranet development/management

Computer Skills

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


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 2/13/2016)
(New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange 2/13/2016)
(Sage Wellness LA 2/13/2016)
(Harpo Productions/Oprah Winfrey Network 2/13/2016)
(Bankers Life and Casualty 2/13/2016)
(Maine Office of Tourism 2/13/2016)
(City of South Bend 2/13/2016)

Website Content Creation/Metadata-SEO

(Akoya Capital, LLC 2/13/2016)
(Tweak 2/13/2016)
(noodls.com 2/13/2016)

Marketing Collateral

(Kathleen A. Schienle 2/13/2016)
(Greer Marketing Communications 2/13/2016)

Project Management


Bylined Stories

(The Real Deal Magazine 2/13/2016)
(The Real Deal Magazine 2/13/2016)
(The Real Deal Magazine 2/13/2016)
(The Real Deal Magazine 2/13/2016)
(SSA's LiveWIRE e-newsmagazine 2/13/2016)

White Papers

(Sales Marketing Network 2/13/2016)
(Sales Marketing Network 2/13/2016)

Writing/Copy Editing/Proofreading

Press Releases

Academic Publications/Proofreading

(NYU School of Law 2/13/2016)
(Career Education Corporation 2/13/2016)
(Career Education Corporation 2/13/2016)
(Saint Xavier University 2/13/2016)
(Stevens Institute of Technology 2/13/2016)