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Vera S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 17, 2008

Vera S.

Editing/Proofreading/Writing/Copy
   United States
  |   Anchorage, AK

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

My background as newspaper editor ensures that I know and respect the importance of both quality and timeliness. I have a diverse range of editing, writing, designing and compilation project experience, and take both large and small projects with the same high level of energy and devotion. Your project is my priority.

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Portfolio

Creatve writing sample.
Sample pages from Anchorage Native News, which I edit, report for, and do layout.

Skills (8)

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English
English Spelling Test
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Adobe Photoshop
Advertising
Business Writing
Email
Computer Skills
English Grammar
Adobe InDesign

Service Description

Individual with 11 years experience in newspaper/editing

Style Guides:
AP (Associated Press Stylebook)
APA (Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association)
MLA (Modern Language Association)
Chicago Manual of Style

Software:
Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, Works)
Adobe InDesign, Photoshop


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Employment

Southcentral Foundation
Public Relations Specialist/ Editor
2007 - Present
Editor for external newspaper and internal newsletter, graphic design (brochures, posters, booklets, etc.), photography
Alaska Native Heritage Center
Artist
2006 - Present
Contracted artist providing illustrations and photographs for Native language curriculum.
University of Alaska Anchorage
Transcriber
2007 - 2007
Transcribing interviews of Native Elders regarding subsistence and Native history/legend
Southcentral Foundation
Teacher
2004 - 2007
Chairwoman - Cultural Curriculum Committee (developing and implementing cultural curriculum in Native Head Start), Lead Teacher
Charles Philbrick
Caretaker/Nanny
2002 - 2004
Homeschooling school-age children, caring for five children in one family
Waldenbooks
Bookseller
2001 - 2002
Sagebrush Newspaper
Asst. New Editor/ Copy Editor
2000 - 2001
Editing and assigning stories for sections, reporting/writing individual articles, copy editing final draft, light layout and photography

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