Sarah DeLucia

Washington, DC USA

Professional Experience

I love correcting grammar, catching typos, and enhancing readability and style. I have also written about everything from food and agriculture policy to startups and innovation to public health policy and child nutrition. Visit me online at


Copy Editor
10 Years
10 Years
8 Years


1 Year
Environment & Nature
6 Years
6 Years


Academia Other
3 Years
Book Publishing Consumer
5 Years
1 Year

Total Media Industry Experience

10 Years

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Foreign Policy (10+), Library of Congress (10+), National Public Radio (NPR) (10+), Veritas Economic Analysis, LLC (10+), Animal protection organization, COK (10+), 1776 (3-5), Atlantic Council (10+), Northside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance (1-2), National Geographic Society (10+), Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (1-2)

Other Work History

*Research Associate, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University (2012-2013) *Copy Editor, Chicago Policy Review, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy Studies (2010-2011) *Research Assistant, Environment, Agriculture, and Food Working Group, University of Chicago (2010-2012) *Editor, Lightbulb Press (2007-2010) *Assistant Vice President, Citigroup Philanthropic Services (2005-2007)

Foreign Language Skills

Proficient in spoken and written French; Basic knowledge in spoken and written Italian

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office Professional (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); STATA; basic Dreamweaver; basic HTML


I am happy to provide references upon request.

Work Samples

Writing Samples

(1776 11/1/2013)
Many ills are associated with health care in America today: It's inefficient, too costly and the quality of care is inconsistent across institutions. But that's changing, in part because of innovative, new startup platforms that improve health outcomes, drive down costs and increase patient satis...
(Lightbulb Press 6/23/2017)
This spread comes from a guide published by Lightbulb Press in 2008 called A Salute to Smart Investing: Prepared Especially for the Armed Forces.
(1776 5/20/2014)
Startups and policymakers alike convened in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Hall of Flags on May 16 for a series of discussions centered around a single topic: regulation.

Copy Editing Samples

(Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University 10/15/2012)
I edited the executive summary of this report. Editing required significantly cutting down original word count.
(Veritas Economic Analysis, LLC 9/23/2013)
I copy edited this report.