Kathy Schienle

Carmel, IN 46032 USA
Website: http://

Professional Experience

Copy editor/proofreader/writer/fact-checker for education, healthcare, finance, media, book authors. Detailed focus not only on the text and big picture, but on all the components of the whole. Meticulous. Responsive. Fast. Innovative. Collaborative. The final touch to your brilliant [insert here: website, sales presentation, manuscript, blog post, magazine, stockholder report, brochure, newsletter]. Mistakes cost credibility, clients and $$, and I spy, with my sharp eye and deep experience, factual errors, bad dates in folios, misspelled names, inconsistencies, dead links. COPY EDITING/PROOFREADING/WRITING/PROJECT MANAGEMENT: web strategy/content/design/meta, business collateral, university/alumni publications, book manuscripts, e-learning content, white papers, journals/newsletters/magazines, blogs/social media. MEDIA/PUBLIC RELATIONS: news releases, features. RESEARCH: meta/SEO, interviewing, fact-checking, image research.


Copy Editor
25 Years
20 Years
15 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+), Diversity Woman (3-5), RSL Media (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, Excel SharePoint Basecamp Teamwork Daylite QuickBase TestGen ADOBE Acrobat, PhotoDeluxe, Photoshop, Illustrator, 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 4/27/2017)
(Sage Wellness LA 4/27/2017)
(New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange 4/27/2017)
(Bankers Life and Casualty 4/27/2017)
(Harpo Productions/Oprah Winfrey Network 4/27/2017)
(HERE website 2016 10/4/2016)
(Project Six 7/9/2016)
(City of South Bend 4/27/2017)

Bylines and Blog Posts

(The Real Deal Magazine 4/27/2017)
(The Real Deal Magazine 4/27/2017)
(The Real Deal Magazine 4/27/2017)
(The Real Deal Magazine 4/27/2017)
(SSA's LiveWIRE e-newsmagazine 4/27/2017)

Writing/Copy Editing/Proofreading

Project Management

(Association of University Technology Managers 6/4/2016)
(Ernst & Young Applications Services 4/27/2017)
(New Horizons Foundation 5/1/2016)


(Authors 3/26/2016)

Academic Publications/Proofreading

(NYU School of Law 4/27/2017)
(Stevens Institute of Technology 3/31/2016)
(NYU School of Law 9/6/2016)
(Career Education Corporation 4/27/2017)
(Career Education Corporation 4/27/2017)
(Saint Xavier University 4/27/2017)


(Kathy Schienle 3/22/2016)

Marketing Collateral

(Greer Marketing Communications 4/27/2017)
(Kathleen A. Schienle 4/27/2017)

Website Content Creation/Metadata-SEO

(Akoya Capital, LLC 4/27/2017)
(Tweak 4/27/2017)
(noodls.com 4/27/2017)

Press Releases

White Papers

(Sales Marketing Network 4/27/2017)
(Sales Marketing Network 4/27/2017)