Elizabeth Jenike

Freelance Proofreader & Content Writer

Location:Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Website: http://elizabethjenike.wordpress.com
2 Skills
I am a recent graduate of the MA English program at Miami University of Ohio. I have experience writing press releases and articles, copy editing novels and articles, and utilizing SEO techniques to build website audience and copy.

My work and education history and skills:

Co-Editor/Founder, NEAT Magazine (online independent literary journal)—Oxford, Ohio July 2013-Present
• Give Midwestern artists and writers an online literary platform through which to connect with an engaged audience by publishing 4 successful issues of poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and photography
• Create effective marketing content mostly with social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Wordpress) in order to gain followers, readers, and submitters and a total of over 1,500 downloads and 10,000 total website views
• Collaborate with Co-Editor about themes, layout, and overall presentation; design/create eBook and PDF

Associate Editor, Post Mortem Press—Cincinnati, Ohio October 2011-Present
• Copy edit accepted dark fiction novels and work with authors throughout extensive editing process in order to facilitate their publishing experience; write press releases to help market and sell novels; clerical duties

Graduate Assistant / Content Editing Contractor, Farmer School of Business—Miami University August 2012- August 2014
• Research and write news articles that spotlight student achievement and faculty research for a wide audience; copy edit research documents for clarity in order to facilitate discussion among leading researchers in the technology and business fields
• Redesign and creation of website to reach an audience of potential and current students, faculty, and alumni

Copy Desk Chief, The Northerner—Northern Kentucky University January 2012-May 2012
• Managed fast-paced, deadline-driven newsroom environment to check copy for AP style, grammar, facts, and overall expression of ideas
• Maintained Style Book used by newspaper to ensure consistency of writing style

Public Relations Intern, Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement—NKU May 2010-May 2011
• Wrote and distributed press releases and bulletins; create promotional copy for Six@Six Lecture Series
• Managed websites (using Serena Collage, Joomla applications)—NKYHelps.org / civicengagement.nku.edu
• Helped connect nonprofit organizations with student volunteers, including the organization and facilitation of several volunteer events


Copy editing (Chicago, AP, and MLA styles)
Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Wordpress, tumblr)
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Adobe InDesign and Dreamweaver; Fluent in Spanish
HTML coding and website design; knowledge of SEO techniques

Miami University, Oxford, OH
Master of Arts in English (Creative Writing – Fiction) 2014

Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY Graduated Summa-***-laude
Bachelor of Arts in English 2012
Skills (2) Rating
Content Writing