Kristen DeYoung

Freelance Editor & Transcriptionist

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Location:Stamford, Connecticut, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/kristendeyoung
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Kristen M. DeYoung
Stamford, CT

OBJECTIVE
Seeking a position as a freelance copy editor, proofreader, or transriber to utilize my English and grammar skills and 2 years of proofreading, copyediting, and transcription experience.

SKILLS
2 years experience in AMA- and AP-style copy editing, fact-checking, and proofreading experience; Medical transcription; PC/Mac Microsoft Office/iWorks; Writing and grammar, Attention to detail

EXPERIENCE

EDITORIAL ASSISTANT
PharmaCom Group; Stamford, CT October 2010-Present
• Copy edit, fact-check, and proofread medical journal articles, monographs, and grant submissions for errors and continuity in grammar, punctuation, and spelling
• Review copy for readability, style, and agreement with AMA or other journal styles
• Utilize Express Scribe to transcribe recordings of live continuing medical education (CME) activities
• Develop summary reports to reflect the outcomes and effectiveness of CME activities
• Aid in the grant submission process by proofreading and reviewing grant request copy for consistency, and submitting grant requests according to the unique demands of each pharmaceutical company’s budget and submission processes
• Organize and prioritize on a daily basis to meet the demands of 3-4 senior staff and the needs of the editorial, meeting, and grants departments

ASSISTANT CHIEF COPY EDITOR
Bucknell University; Lewisburg, PA January 2009-May 2010
• Supervised and directed three copy editors in the weekly fact-checking and editing process
• AP-style copy edited sports, news, arts and life, and opinions for Bucknell’s weekly student-run newspaper
• Finalized article and board edits, minimum 10 hours per week

ENGLISH CONNECTION STUDENT COORDINATOR
Bucknell University; Lewisburg, PA October 2008-May 2010
• Worked with the Program Director of Academic Interests to further English alumni connections with the University
•Designed and maintained the English alumni web page, included current events and department spotlights
• Developed career exploration materials for over 200 current English majors
• Organized and facilitated the English department’s Homecoming booth for the annual alumni gathering

CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT
Bucknell University; Lewisburg, PA August 2006-May 2008
• Managed material order tracking with Excel and a filing system
• Gathered chemical supply data to create a chemical database for the department and measure order volume needs
•Accounted for lab materials received and returned by students, billed for necessary items

EDUCATION

BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY
Lewisburg, PA — English Literature, Economics; 2006-2010
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