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Alicia E. | Elance
 
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Alicia E.

27-year publishing veteran edits, proofs, manages
   United States
  |   Walnut Creek, CA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $35

A 27-year publishing veteran--including more than 8
years as a managing editor--I provide developmental, line, and copyediting; proofreading; and project management to a variety of book, magazine, and web publishers; academia; corporations; and authors. I have special expertise in medicine/health care, sports, internet/web, home decor/interior design, and home remodeling, as well as polishing the work of non-native speakers.

Specific skills include
Copyediting
Line editing
Proofreading
Project management
Developing/maintaining style guides...

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Feb 10, 2008|Editing & Proofreading|$1,755|Working

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Skills (6)

Tested
English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Managing Other Editors
English Grammar
Editing
Production Editing
Managing Editoral Processes

Service Description

Selected Clients/Employers
# A's Magazine (programs for the Oakland A's): staff copyeditor and proofreader
# Diablo magazine: staff copyeditor, proofreader
# Diablo Custom Publishing: staff copyeditor and proofreader of more than 30 multiple-issue custom publications per year
# Diagnostic Imaging magazine: staff associate editor
# Diasonics (medical imaging manufacturer): staff public relations manager
# Diversity Woman magazine: proofreader
# Ferguson, Traci, MD: 21 Secrets to Amazing Health: developmental edited and copyedited
# Forbes: staff managing editor, Forbes ASAP
# GMAG (programs for the San Francisco Giants): staff copyeditor and proofreader
# IDG: staff production editor, NetscapeWorld.com; managing editor, CliffsNotes.com
# Imagine Media: staff managing editor, The Net
# Krentzman Communications: copyedited TNDC's Strategic Plan
# Ortho Books: proofread numerous gardening books
# RepairPal.com: managing editor and copyeditor
# SpaceLabs (hospital monitoring equipment maker): staff public relations manager
# Sparks Custom Publishing: copyedited 2007 and 2008 Global Integrity Reports
# Squibb Corp. (pharmaceutical firm): staff public relations manager
# Sunset Books: proofread numerous gardening, home repair, and home decorating books
# Sunset Custom Publishing: copyedited Best of the West
# University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law: copyedited website text
# University of California, Berkeley, Walter A. Haas School of Business: Annual Report...

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Employment

Diablo Publications
Copyeditor/Proofreader
2004 - 2007
# Copyedited and proofread more than 30 publications, including award-winning monthly lifestyle and biannual design and travel magazines, and monthly, bimonthly, quarterly, and annual custom...
IDG
Production Editor, Netscapeworld
2006 - 2006
# Set up and managed editorial production for this start-up web-based magazine published by IDG. # Member of team that built technology foundation for webzine; worked with webmaster to develop...
Forbes
Managing Editor, Forbes ASAP
1992 - 2004
# Ensured literary and factual integrity of this bimonthly technology supplement to Forbes magazine. # Determined staffing and freelance needs at start up; hired and supervised staff of four and...
Imagine Media
Managing Editor, The Net
1996 - 1997
# Managed and maintained schedules, copy flow, and editorial and art budgets for this monthly consumer Internet magazine, CD-ROM, and website. # Worked closely with editor-in-chief and art...
Upside Media
Managing Editor, Upside Magazine
1990 - 1992
# Developed and oversaw schedule; maintained style standards; copyedited and proofread articles; wrote headlines, decks, and pull quotes for this high-tech business monthly. # Coordinated...
Diasonics, Inc.
Public Relations Manager
1987 - 1989
Reinforced corporate and operational positioning objectives for this medical-equipment company.
Squibb Corp.
Public Affairs Manager
1984 - 1987
# Developed and managed marketing-support launches for three major products, one of which became the second-largest seller of this Fortune 500 pharmaceutical firm. # Supported marketing objectives...
Miller Freeman Publications
Assistant Editor, Diagnostic Imaging magazine
1982 - 1984
# Wrote news and features; edited and proofread copy; assisted production editor of monthly medical newsmagazine, Diagnostic Imaging. Provided editorial and production support for start-up of...

Education

Ohio State University
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
1977 - 1981

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proofread
copyedit
project management
managing editor
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