Barb Fairman

Freelance Proofreader & Press Release Writer

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Location:Belleville, Michigan, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/barbfairman
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Education:
Bachelor of Arts in English with a specialization in Journalism, minor in Music
Performance from Adrian College, GPA 3.0

Employer:
Huron Valley Graphics, book compositor from 1986 to 1994
Flute World Company, specialized music store from 1991 to current

Experience:
Proofreading--for book compositor of scholarly journals and general print media for 7
1/2 years, catalog proofreading at current employer for 12 years
Data entry--for current employer 16 years
Research--music questions to searching for publisher information 4 years
Press releases--for volunteer groups, along with events at current employer
Fact checking--for current employer on website entries

Organizations:
Sigma Alpha Iota--international women's music fraternity, member of Epsilon
Upsilon college chapter (outstanding pledge), member of Pontchartrain Alumni chapter
(corresponding secretary 2 years, historian 4 years, Sword of Honor for outstanding service
in alumni chapter), chair of Silent Art Auction for triennial convention in 2003
Belleville Area Council for the Arts--board member for 8 years, president for 1 year,
secretary for 2 years, treasurer for 2 1/2 years, publicity committee for 6 years
Belleville Community Band--founder, principal flute and piccolo for 14 years,
secretary for 1 year, treasurer for 5 years, librarian for 6 years

Other interests:
Volleyball, counted cross-stitch, swimming

References available upon request