Leslie Manes

Freelance Proofreader & Data Entry Freelancer

Location:United States
2 Skills
Résumé for Leslie Manes
Summary of Qualifications
Owner of Leslie's Editing since 2007. More than 15 years as a freelance editor and proofreader.
Prior Experience
More than twenty years’ experience in varied capacities within the printing and publishing
trades, with emphasis on computer skills, editing and writing. Versed in MLA, APA, Chicago
and Associated Press styles. Good eye for detail. Instinctive and trained proofreader. Works
with both Mac and Windows environments. Adept at finding ways to expedite tasks. Creative
upon request.
Background Highlights
• Freelance Editing and Proofreading, 2007 to present
• Advertising and Production Graphic Artist, San Diego Reader, (2005 to 2010)
• Production Editor and Staff Writer, The Log Newspapers, a bi-weekly boating publication with
editions for San Diego, Orange and Los Angeles counties in Southern California (2002 to
• Editorial Assistant and Staff Writer, The Log Newspapers, (1995 to 2002)
• Hiatus: worked in sail-making and marine canvas fabrication (1991 to 1995)
• Typesetter for job printing and small publications at Diego & Sons Printing, National City;
1990 to 1991)
• Typesetter at Paragon Designs Inc., under contract for U.S. Navy; formatting scientific
publications and for Naval Ocean Systems Center (NOSC, now NRaD); D.O.D. security
clearance, (1989 to1990)
• Page Layout Artist and Typesetter, San Diego Log and Log Newspapers, (1989)
• Staff Writer, Legal Notices and Production Manager, San Diego Weekly News, (1987 to 1989)
• Freelancer: provided temporary support services for San Diego area printers, (1985 to 1990)
• Production Artist, The Daily Californian, El Cajon; typesetting, pasteup, camera; (1983 - 1985
BA, English, California State University, East Bay, Hayward, California
AA, English, Merritt College, Oakland, California
SDPEN: San Diego Professional Editors Network
Business License: B2011018183, City of San Diego, California
Further information furnished upon request.
Skills (2) Rating
Data Entry