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Peter B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 6, 2010

Peter B.

Superior writing and editing skills
   United States
  |   Saint Louis, MO

Overview

I am a highly-educated professional with superior writing and editing skills gained through years of experience across a broad range of industries. I have published in print and online and I have a particularly strong background in academic writing and proofreading, journalistic writing and copyediting and marketing. I am equally adept at conceptual, "big picture" editing and "nuts and bolts" proofreading and copyediting.

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Service Description

I am a St. Louis, MO based freelance writer and editor. I hold a BA from Colby College and an MA from The New School for Social Research. I currently work in the bank marketing industry, but I also have a strong background in academic writing and was a professional editor/copywriter for the New York Daily News website in a management position.

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Employment

First Bank
Senior Marketing Information Analyst
2006 - Present
Monroe Bank
Marketing Specialist
2004 - 2006
New York Daily News
Night Managing Editor - Online Edition
2000 - 2003
Tasks included copywriting, copyediting and working on deadline for the 5th-largest newspaper in America.

Education

New School for Social Research
Master of Arts, Liberal Studies
1997 - 2001
Colby College
Bachelor of Arts, English Literature
1990 - 1994
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writing
editing
proofreading
copywriting
copyediting
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