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Mark D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 25, 2011

Mark D.

Need an editor? I'm the best you'll find.
   United States
  |   San Diego, CA
  |  7:19 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $12

I've been improving people's writing for 20 years, and I can help you with yours. You need flawless grammar and spelling, consistency and impeccable style. So do the people I work with every day, and I make sure they get it. You need a quick turnaround? No worries - I'm a journalist, so I live my life on deadline.

My name is Mark Dodge Medlin. I'm a copy editor and page designer for a major metropolitan daily newspaper in California. I have more than two decades of experience in journalism as an editor and writer.

I don't miss deadlines,...

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Skills (2)

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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (AP Style)
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U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

After I'm done with your document, you'll have:
:: Every word spelled correctly.
:: Every punctuation mark in its place.
:: Consistent style throughout. No "past tense here, present tense there" conflicts, for example.
:: No extra words.

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Employment

The San Diego Union-Tribune
assistant news editor
2005 - Present
Edit stories and write headlines for print and the Web, working with reporters and other editors to make sure we meet daily deadlines. Design pages for print. San Diego, California
Ventura County Star
Page designer, copy editor
2002 - 2005
Designed the front page five days a week, including the Sunday front page. Designed travel section pages, edited copy and wrote headlines. Ventura, California
The Mail Tribune
Page designer, copy editor
1997 - 2002
Designed Page One, editing the stories and writing the headlines, several days a week, including the Sunday front page. Led 2001 redesign. From April 1997 to September 1999, I was presentation...

Education

University of Portland
bachelor of arts in communications
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proofreading
writing
photography
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