Editor/writer with impeccable grammar, spelling, typing and presentation skills; proven proficiency in leadership; excellent written and verbal communication skills.
June 2013 - Present
Demand Media Studios
Copy edit articles on topics ranging from careers, parenting, home improvement and culture, for web sites such as LIVESTRONG.com, eHow.com, TheNest.com, Chron.com, GlobalPost. com and many others.
April 2013 - Present
NextWave Advocacy, LLC, Arlington, VA 22203
Write letters for political grassroots campaigns based on interviews with constituents. Assist clients campaigning on local and national level for important political causes. Project-by-project basis with tight deadlines. Must stay up-to-date and informed on current politics.
May 2011 - Present
Isla Organic Magazine
Write articles and poetry for organic lifestyle magazine. (www.islaorganic.com/contributors.)
November 2007 - Present
Sodexo, Inc., Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Edit/proofread food and facilities proposals for new clients. Proposal design. Implement
and maintain core proposal updates and additions. Implement and maintain revisions to all proposal-related files. Contribute written language for proposals, brochures, newsletters, etc., as needed. Write and maintain bios for 400+ sales department staff. Design proposal floor plans. Greatly broadened my knowledge and skills in layout and design.
February 2003 - October 2007
PublishAmerica, LLLP, Frederick, MD 21705
Edited all genres of books. Maintained professional relationships with authors. Met
critical deadlines for all books sent to production. Handled all author concerns and issues. Formatted books in PageMaker. Greatly broadened my knowledge and skills in grammar and communication. My success resulted in letters of appreciation and gratitude from authors, available for your review if needed. Authors have requested that I edit their future books.
University of Maryland University College
Bachelor of Arts Degree in English (2013)
Associate of Arts Degree in English (2002)
• Microsoft Office Suite • AP, MLA and CMS
• Adobe Illustrator
• Adobe InDesign
• Type 60 words per minute
• Poetry publications and awards
• Published author