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Caroline Salls | Elance
 
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Caroline Salls

Experienced editor, proofreader, writer
   United States
  |   Ellwood City, PA
  |  2:08 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $11

Professional, college-educated journalist with extensive experience in reporting, proofreading, news editing and non-fiction book editing. My experience includes work with business, education and local government "beats," as well as writing, editing and proofreading editorials and proofreading for advertising department.

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Portfolio

I earned an editor credit on this book. In this project, I rewrote and edited the...
I wrote this story when I was a reporter at The Gardner News. It's is written in first...
This is another example of a feature story I wrote as a reporter for The Gardner News....
I wrote this piece on a local college's response to a funding report when I was the...
This is a story written for Prospect News on objections to a bankruptcy motion amid...
Another story written for Prospect News. This story includes information rewritten from...
A sample of poorly written sentences, with my recommended changes and rewrites.

Skills (10)

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Business Writing
Content Writing
English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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Online Writing
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English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Employment

Prospect News
Bankruptcy court reporter/copy editor
2004 - Present
Check court dockets for major corporate bankruptcies. Write stories from court filings, SEC filings and press releases. Assign responsibilities to two other reporters. Also in this job, I have...
Danbury News-Times
Copy editor/page designer
2003 - 2004
Edited stories, wrote headlines and cutlines, used Associated Press wire to select world, national, local and sports stories. Designed news pages for a variety of daily newspaper sections.
The Gardner News
Copy editor/reporter
2001 - 2003
Worked at The Gardner News as an editorial assistant, general assignment reporter, education reporter, copy editor and page designer. Also gained experience as a news photographer and...
Athol Daily News
Reporter
1999 - 2001
Worked in essentially all newsroom functions in this job. Specific duties included general assignment reporter, local government reporter, photographer, page designer and cops/courts reporter.
Beaver County Times
Proofreader
1996 - 1998
Proofread advertisements, editorials, obituaries, legal notices and special sections for daily newspaper.

Education

Pennsylvania State University
Bachelor of Arts in journalism
1991 - 1995

Keywords

Proofreader
editor
writer
business writer
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