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Deron Lee | Elance
 
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Deron Lee

Copy editor, writer
   United States
  |  9:36 am Local Time

Overview

I am a rigorous copy editor with years of experience working on content in all media platforms, from magazines and reference books to blogs and social media. After seven years with National Journal in Washington, D.C., where I attained the position of deputy copy chief for web, I have moved back home to the Kansas City area and am pursuing a freelance career.

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Employment

Atlantic Media Company
Deputy Copy Chief for Web, National Journal
2011 - Present
--supervised copy desk staff; coordinated efforts between copy desk and web editorial staff; assisted in updating and maintaining style; proofed and closed publication of National Journal Daily;...
Atlantic Media Company
Copy Editor, National Journal
2006 - 2011
--edited website content, including homepage, articles, blogs, multimedia; edited content for NJ magazine, NJ Daily, Almanac of American Politics; repurposed magazine content for the web; wrote...
Atlantic Media Company
Index Editor, National Journal.com
2006 - 2006
--tagged National Journal Group content for Policy Council; performed various editing and writing tasks in the newsroom.

Education

University of Kansas
M.S. in Journalism
2003 - 2005
University of Kansas
M.A. in English
1996 - 1999
Trinity University (San Antonio, TX)
Bachelor's in English and History
1992 - 1996

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Copy editing
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fact-checking
academic writing
politics
public policy
blog editing
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AP style
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