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Donna L. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 23, 2008

Donna L.

Editing and Writing
   United States
  |   Baltimore, MD

Overview

I am an editorial professional and former educator. My experience as a proofreader also helps me lower overall production costs for companies and individuals. I have been trained through experience to identify errors before they are printed, thus saving my clients thousands of dollars in needless reprints.

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Portfolio

Press release describing support of the Conservation Tax Act.
Press release requests funding for C-17 manufacture.
Press release announcing the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Port of Los...
Press release announcing a book signing engagement for biographer James Srodes at the...
Blog commentary on the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther...

Skills (3)

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English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Technical Writing

Service Description

I specialize in proofreading, editing, and writing services for businesses and individuals.

I am an editorial professional and former educator. My experience as a proofreader also helps me lower overall production costs for companies and individuals. I have been trained through experience to identify errors before they are printed, thus saving my clients thousands of dollars in needless reprints. I have extensive experience in editing web copy, business presentations, textbooks, and short-story fiction.


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Employment

U.S. House of Representatives
Press Intern
2007 - Present
Completed layout, design, and edit of congressional newsletter; Authored press releases; Maintained media clips; Updated media contact lists; Pitched news articles to reporters; Organized Press...
Self Employed
Freelance Editor
2006 - Present
Editied communications for both print and online media; Provided developmental and substantive edits to history, mathematics, self-help, and creative nonfiction publications; Developed publication...
Teach for America
Teacher
2005 - 2006
Maintained regular schedule of instruction in phonics, reading, math, science, and social studies; Developed and managed after-school enrichment programs; Produced online monthly newsletter for...
Success for All Foundation
Editor
2001 - 2004
Assisted in updating company style guide and redesigned proofreading aptitude test used in new applicant selection process; Edited materials, including textbooks, marketing materials, technical...

Education

American University
Masters
2007 - 2008
University of Michigan
BGS: Sociology, Linguistics, and English
1996 - 2004
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proofread
writing
editor
copyeditor
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