Brittany Beard

Freelance Editor & Writer

Location:California, United States
2 Skills
Objective: To get a position as copy editor and to gain further experience in this field.

Experience Summary:
Handle extensive copy editing tasks
Made suggestions to improve writing style and enabled to increase circulation through such ideas
Conducting informational interviews with various talents

Professional Experience:
Freelance Writer, August 2010 to Present, Los Angeles, California
Handled supervision of writing, formatting, and layout tasks
Conceptualized the design and layout for Pink Brass Knuckles
Conducted interviews with various talents for website

Freelance Writer, November 2010 to August 2011
Demand Studios, California
Wrote articles for clients such as eHow, Livestrong and Answer Bag
Edited articles for perfect web copies

Freelance Sports Writer, November 2010 to March 2011
Sports Haze, California
Wrote daily news articles regarding the Los Angeles Clippers
Completed research on each team member
Edited articles for each Clippers segment

Assistant Editor, January 2010 to May 2010
The Truth About the Fact Journal, Los Angeles, California
Edited several submissions to the journal
Collaborated with a team in editing and designing the layout for each genre and section of the journal
Revamped the look of the journal
(2008 – 2011) Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California
Received Bachelor's Degree in English, Concentration: Writing
(2006 – 2008) Marymount College, Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Received an Associate's Degree in Communication Studies

Editorial Skills:
Proficient in the use of the following style guides:
Associated Press

Proficient in the use of the following software:
Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
Open Office (Writer, Calc, Draw, Base)
Internet Explorer
Adobe Reader
Skills (2) Rating