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Kelsey R. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 18, 2013

Kelsey R.

Editor and writer w/skills in top 1% of Elance
   United States
  |   Chicago, IL

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

I am new to Elance but not to editing! I tested in the top 1% for proofreading skills and content writing -- nothing gets by my trained eye. Get the quality proofreading and editing you need the first time.

I am an experienced and diligent editor with proficiency in both AP Style and Chicago Manual of Style. I have worked full time for companies including Groupon and done freelance and contract work for the City of San Antonio, AT&T, Walmart Marketside, Rand McNally, and more.

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Portfolio

Sample from the Rand McNally On the Road Blog, named one of Wordpress.com's...
A blog sample from Rand McNally On the Road, named one of Wordpress.com's...
Article for Travelzoo's "From the Deal Experts" column
Article for Travelzoo's "From the Deal Experts" column

Skills (6)

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English
U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (AP Style)
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Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
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Online Writing
Editing
English Punctuation
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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Passed
English Proofreading

Service Description

Available for copy editing, line editing, proofreading, content and article writing, blogging, technical writing, and technical editing. No job is too big or too small -- anything from single-page resumes to textbook series.

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Employment

Travelzoo
Copy Editor
2010 - Present
Provides feedback to writers and management, maintains the style guide, and produces editorial training materials. Edits a wide range of Travelzoo products, including Local Deals, Top 20,...
Freelance (various)
Copy editor and writer
2006 - Present
AT&T: Edited content for an advertising campaign; rewrote marketing material for desired voice. City of San Antonio: Performed final edit of a Small Business Resource Guide. Wal-Mart...
Groupon
Copy Editor
2009 - 2010
Completed more than 1,700 fact checks and 3,500 copy edits. Trained new employees and helped develop and maintain style guide. Ensured that all deal summaries conformed to Chicago Manual of...
Rand McNally
Editorial Contractor
2009 - 2009
Researched points of interest, crafted copy, and input metadata for search-engine optimization. Generated semiweekly content for the Rand McNally On the Road blog. Updated accounts on Twitter...
College of the Mainland
Assistant Editor
2006 - 2007
Reviewed online course modules for grammar, punctuation, clarity, consistency, and navigation. Edited other technical material, including an instrumentation textbook and facilitator guides. ...

Education

DePaul University
Master of Arts in Writing and Publishing
2007 - 2009
Baylor University
Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing
2003 - 2006

Keywords

editing
proofreading
copy editing
line editing
content writing
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