Education: B.A.: English, Literature Minor. Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ 1991
June, 1992 – Present
Proofreading 37-page educational curriculum for racial diversity lesson for grammar, spelling, style. Proofreading essays, theses and research papers for pre- and post-graduate college students. Grammar, syntax, spelling, style, readable flow.
July 2002 – March 2008
FREELANCE LEGAL PROOFREADER, NY, NY
Legal proofreader for briefs, motions, wills, depositions, estate documents and memoranda. Blacklining, redlining, cold reading, citations. Shift work; various legal firms, New York, NY
June, 2002 - November, 2003
AMSCOT STRUCTURAL PRODUCTS, DOVER, NJ
Research, Marketing, Proofreading. Proofreading and typing engineer quotes, follow-up letters, proofreading company literature. Internet research for statewide bridge construction projects, preparing prime-bidder lists, communicating with prime contractors. Word, Office, Excel.
October, 2001 – April, 2002
WOMAN’S WORLD MAGAZINE, ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ
Temporary position: Copy editing and proofreading using Quark for features, food, beauty and travel sections. Writing photo captions, checking storyboards, communicating with writers, editors and art department. Quark, Word, Internet.
April 2001 - October, 2001
SENTINAL REAL ESTATE CORP., NEW YORK, NY
Temporary position: Phone reception for over 150 agents, proofreading letters and memoranda, filing, typing. Word, Excel, Internet.
May, 1992 – October, 1995
ANDERSON **** OLICK & OSHINSKY, PC, NY, NY
Full-time legal proofreader for briefs, motions, wills, estate documents and memoranda. Blacklining, redlining, cold reading, citations.
January, 1991 - May, 1992
NJ MONTHLY, MORRISTOWN, NJ
FDU Internship: Production and Editorial Departments. Research, proofreading copy for ads, assist with ad placement, small bylines in Upfront section, typing, transcribing text.
SKILLS: PC, MAC, Word, Internet research, Quark, some Excel.