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Todd Berger | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 17, 2014

Todd Berger

Expert Book Publishing Consultant, Editor
   United States
  |   TUCSON, AZ
  |  5:53 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $93

I am a book publishing professional with deep experience in project management and all other aspects of the publishing process, from idea generation to contracting to editing to photo editing to marketing. I have written or co-written four books, and have played a significant role in the publishing of hundreds of titles. I have extensive experience hiring and overseeing the work of graphic designers. I have developed profit and loss statements and budgets for many projects, budgets for entire publications departments, and supervised the work...

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Portfolio

Editor, Proofreader
Acquired and substantively edited the book
Acquired the book
Negotiated contract with author and artist, substantively edited content, and art...
Substantively edited the book
Found author and photographer and negotiated contract for the book

Skills (10)

Tested
Microsoft Word
iPhone App Development
Microsoft Excel
Content Writing
Creative Writing
Online Writing
Report Writing
English
Project Management
Management Skills

Service Description

Project management, substantive editing, original writing, publishing business management and consulting, copy-editing, proofreading, directing design, updating InDesign files for revised editions

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Employment

Self-Employed
Publishing Consultant and Author
1997 - Present
• Acquire, substantively edit, copyedit, proofread and index book manuscripts for several book publishers • Write articles for a variety of print and online media • Wrote It Happened at Grand...
Western National Parks Association
Publisher
2012 - 2014
• Oversaw book publishing, electronic publishing, product development, and exhibit development for the organization, including: • Developed printed books, products, websites, apps, e-books,...
Grand Canyon Association
Director of Publishing
2003 - 2012
• Oversaw all aspects of the association’s publishing operations • Editing, writing, photo editing, project management, ad development, marketing, press releases, editing National Park Service...
Highbridge Audio
Acquisitions Editor
2001 - 2002
• Negotiated and acquired rights to publish audio books of fiction and nonfiction titles.
Hazelden Publishing
Acquisitions Editor
2000 - 2001
• Acquired books, videos, curricula, and other materials related to substance abuse and mental health • Substantively edited projects
Voyageur Press
Acquisitions Editor
1993 - 2000
• Acquired books in the fields of travel, pets, wildlife, Americana and other topics • Substantively edited books • Researched, solicited and edited photography and other artwork

Education

University of Minnesota
No degree
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University of Wisconsin--Madison
BA with Distinction
1986 - 1991
Rheinische Friedrich Willhelms Universitaet--Bonn
Year Abroad
1988 - 1989

Keywords

Publishing
books
editing
writing
author
proofread
copy edit
copy-edit
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