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Christina L. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 16, 2012

Christina L.

Professional and Experienced Editor
   United States
  |   Live Oak, TX

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

I am your Editing Fool, and I am the perfect candidate for all of your editing needs! I have been working in the publishing industry since 2000 and have built my skills around that experience. I can provide proofreading, copy editing, and production editing of any type of document: resumes, brochures, technical manuals, narratives, and more. I will work hard to meet your expectations of me as an editor and a professional.

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English Spelling Test
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Service Description

Over the past eight years, I have excelled from a proofreader position to a senior editor position in the publishing industry of academic standardized tests. Throughout this time, I have maintained status as a lead over the various projects to which I have been assigned. My field of expertise is in copy editing and production editing of customized state assessments for students throughout Grades 1 through 12 in the content areas of English reading, English writing, mathematics, social studies, and the sciences. I have edited narrative works of fiction, both prose and poetry, and informational works of nonfiction that rely on fact checking through the use of Internet search engines. Such works include biographies, historical accounts, and expository texts. I have also edited practical documents, such as flyers, brochures, applications, business letters, and resumes. I am also experienced in editing technical manuals that describe procedural steps, in detail, and must be thoroughly proofread for date, page, figure, and appendix reference accuracy.

I am experienced in using style manuals including the fifteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style and the ninth edition of The Gregg Reference Manual. I am also quick to discern whether a given text is at an appropriate reading level and am therefore skilled in using the EDL Core Vocabularies in Reading, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies to help me in maintaining the voice of the writer while keeping the text at an...

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Employment

NCS Pearson, Inc.
Senior Editor
2000 - Present

Education

Freed-Hardeman University
Bachelor of Social Work
1994 - 1997
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Editing
Proofreading
Grammar
Punctuation
Spelling
Articles
Resumes
Narratives
Brochures
Assessment Editing
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