Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong proofreading and copy editing abilities

  • High attention to detail

  • Experience working under tight deadlines

  • Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple projects at once

  • Knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style, APA, and AP Style

  • Ability to learn new technology and styles quickly and easily

  • Experience editing fiction manuscripts

Education

MediaBistro Copyediting Certificate  2015

M.L.I.S., Library and Information Studies,

McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2012

B.S., Psychology – Minor: Child Development,

Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 2008

 

Professional Experience

Pearson Education                                                                                                2015

    Proofreader (temporary position)    

  • Ensured consistency and accuracy of manuscripts

Self-employed                                                                                                        2015-present

    Freelance Copy editor    

  • Read and corrected spelling, grammar, and style of written materials

  • Maintained consistency and readability of manuscripts