RESUME

 
Professional ​
info​​

I am a proofreader and copy editor specializing in technical writing and scholarly book manuscripts—especially in the social sciences—using APA, Chicago, and MLA styles. I have a certificate in publishing, a bachelor's degree in sociology, and a passion for linguistics and how people communicate.

Skills
Work​
experience​
Copy Editor, Proofreader – Self-employed

​2017–present

 

  • Editing and proofreading scholarly and technical books for publication using APA, Chicago, and MLA style

  • Editing articles, web content, educational materials, and marketing materials of varying content and styles

  • Producing consistent, high-quality editing on quick-turnaround documents as well as longer, larger projects

 

 

Copy Editor – Papercheck

​2018–2019

 

  • Edited academic research papers in AMA, AP, APA, ASA, Chicago, and MLA styles

  • Edited articles, web content, resumes, personal statements, fiction writing, news articles, blog posts, correspondence, and marketing materials of varying content and styles for online clients

  • Used company’s project management and document queue programs for organizing and prioritizing tasks

  • Collaborated with colleagues to provide clients with consistent, concise editing and proofreading

  • Produced consistent, high-quality editing on quick-turnaround documents as well as longer, larger projects

 

 

Marketing Assistant – Celestial Seasonings

​2015–2017

 

  • Managed social media accounts by creating and editing written and visual content; implementing social media campaigns; and compiling and reporting on performance data via email and presentations

  • Managed calendars, travel, and expense reports for vice president of sales and marketing, senior director of marketing, and other upper-management and marketing team members

  • Completed administrative work including expense reports, answering phones, email communication using Microsoft Office, assisting customers and clients, and scheduling meetings

  • Managed all company donations and sponsorships and served on the company’s Charitable Contributions Committee

Copy editing

Proofreading

Citations and reference lists

Writing/Citation Styles

AP

APA

Chicago

MLA

Scholarly

Technical

Non-fiction

Historical Fiction

Education
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University of Denver

Denver Publishing Institute – 2022

Denver, Colorado

University of Colorado Boulder

Bachelor of Arts: Sociology – 2009

Boulder, Colorado

 

Semester at Sea

Study Abroad​ – 2008

Coursework, assignments, fieldwork, and travel in: The Bahamas, Brazil, Namibia, South Africa, India, Malaysia, Vietnam, China, Japan, Hawaii, and Costa Rica