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Amanda Guerrero | Elance
 
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Amanda Guerrero

Copy editor, news writer
   United States
  |   Santa Ana, CA
  |  3:32 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

A copy editor, proofreader and writer currently working for the Orange County Register.

Past experience: KPBS, Patch, REAP Mediazine, The Daily Aztec, The Seattle Times.
Education: San Diego State University (journalism and media studies).

Available for contract and freelance opportunities.

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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (AP Style)
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Employment

Orange County Register
Copy Editing Trainee
2013 - Present
Copy edited articles for community publications using AP and Register styles. Adjusted copy to fit allotted space. Wrote headlines and captions.
REAP Mediazine
Copy Editor
2013 - 2014
Proofread articles for online magazine. Created house style guide for publication.
The Seattle Times
Copy Editor
2013 - 2013
Reviewed content submitted to the universal desk, checking for grammar, spelling, punctuation and AP style. Also wrote headlines, summaries and captions for print and the Web
KPBS
Convergence Intern
2013 - 2013
Shot and edited video. Wrote and uploaded scripts for radio, TV and online formats using content management system.
The Daily Aztec
News Writer
2012 - 2013
Wrote news articles for college newspaper. Construction beat: collected information about construction at SDSU. Cultural beat: maintained relationships with SDSU's cultural organizations
The Daily Aztec
Copy Editor
2012 - 2013
Checked stories for spelling, grammar and punctuation mistakes. Reviewed articles from all sections for AP style inconsistencies. Also verified facts and reviewed tabs.
Patch.com
Editorial Intern
2012 - 2012
Reported for Poway, Ramona and Rancho Bernardo. Published articles relevant to local communities. Beat reporter for the Poway Center for the Performing Arts.
Circle K
Public Relations/Publicity Chair
2010 - 2011
Worked to promote Circle K by maintaining Circle K social media; creating fliers for events and meetings; and designing powerpoint presentations for meetings.
The Iliad
Section Editor
2007 - 2009
2008-2009: Features Section | 2007-2008: Editorial Section: Duties included page design; story and graphic assigning; and overall management of section.

Education

San Diego State University
Journalism and media studies
2009 - 2013
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AP style
copy editing
grammar
spelling
punctuation
proofreading
journalism
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