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Amy A. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 19, 2012

Amy A.

Professional Editing, Proofreading, and Writing
   United States
  |   Pittsburgh, PA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

I am a communications specialist with about 10 years of writing and editing experience. I am fast, thorough, and efficient. I am, in short, a perfectionist when it comes to the written language.

My main areas of interest and expertise are in health and business communications. I have close to five years work experience as a reporter and have close to five years experience as a writer and copy editor.

I am also a strong features writer, and thoroughly enjoy doing research and turning that research into a piece that is not only written...

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Portfolio

This little boy was born deaf, but his adoptive parents didn't know until he came to...
Open-heart surgery can be made approachable for any age group -- even high school...
I'm willing to do almost anything for my craft. This column is based on my experiences...
This is a final paper written for one of my graduate school classes on the innumerable...

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Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. Academic Writing Test
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English Speaking Test
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Service Description

I am an independent freelance writer, editor, and proofreader. All projects are handled personally by me with no outside help or delegation. I have about 10 years in writing and editing experience for for-profit, not-for-profit, and educational organizations.

I earned a BA from Wellesley College and an MA in journalism from the University of Wales, Cardiff. Additionally, I have completed postbaccalaureate work in public health from the University at Albany.


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Employment

UPMC
Communications Specialist
2007 - Present
The Daily Star
Staff Writer
2003 - 2007
Watertown Daily Times
Staff Writer
2002 - 2003
Wellesley College Legenda
Editor and copy editor
1997 - 2001

Education

University at Albany, State University of New York
Certificate -- Public Health
2007 - 2008
University of Wales, Cardiff
MA
2001 - 2002
Wellesley College
BA
1997 - 2001
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editing
proofreading
writing
web content
rewriting
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