Kate King

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

I am a New York-based professional copy editor and proofreader with nearly twenty years of experience. I have expertise editing art and architecture, children’s books, mind/body/spirit, history, politics, pop culture, how-to, sports, and lifestyle. I have also handled developmental editing for both published and self-published writers (fiction and non-fiction). I am a good listener and easy to work with! For more information, visit www.kate-king.com

Expertise

Copy Editor
10 Years
Editor
20 Years
Other, Specify
15 Years

Specialty

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

Industries


Book Publishing Trade/B2B
10 Years
Online/new media
3 Years
Advertising agency
5 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

20 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

School of Visual Arts (10+), Abrams Publishing (6-10), Glitterati (6-10)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

National Trust for Historic Preservation (10+), UNICEF (10+)

Other Work History

Held freelance and staff positions with TBWAChiat Day; Hill, Holliday; Bill Smith Studio; Rizzoli; Workman Publishing; Tuttle Publishing; and Routledge

Foreign Language Skills

Some Spanish

Computer Skills

Microsoft Word (track changes); Quark; Adobe Acrobat; InDesign; Excel; CMS for Web

References

Available upon request.

Associations

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

Work Samples

Film

(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.
(2/14/2016)
DVD film catalog copy

Philanthropy

(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.
(DivineCaroline.com 1/1/2007)
Dress for Success helps low-income women build careers one suit at a time.
(DivineCaroline.com 2/14/2016)
At the Craigslist Foundation nonprofit bootcamp, nonprofits learn how to use social media marketing to leverage their existing audiences--and spread their mission virally.

Travel

(DivineCaroline.com 7/1/2008)
The top ten places to visit in NYC.
(Fodor's Travel Guides 2/14/2016)

Editing Samples

(Glitterati 10/22/2012)
Copyediting sample from one chapter of Louisiana House Proud, by Valorie Hart. (Glitterati Publishing, 2013)
(Sports Improper Publications 10/3/2011)
A copyedit of an autobiography on hockey player Gerry Cheevers.
(Scott Banks 4/15/2015)
Developmental edit and copyedit of book concerning ADHD

Sustainability

(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?