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Eric R. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 1, 2012

Eric R.

Experienced editor looking to rebuild portfolio
   United States
  |   Morrisville, NC

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $11

I am an experienced copy editor who is getting back into the industry after a few years doing other things. I am looking to build a portfolio and get some good references. This is your opportunity to get my skills at a bargain rate! I have a degree from one of the top journalism schools in the United States. I have written and edited for a daily newspaper, copy edited a book for the consumer market, and edited technical documentation in the biopharmaceutical and software industries.

In addition to writing and editing, I have some experience...

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Portfolio

This is an article I edited for a newsletter, with track changes turned on so you can...
Newsletter I copy edited for the Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response Association.

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English
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 Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Microsoft Word 2003 Test
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Employment

Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response Assoc
Associate Editor
2012 - Present
Edited the newsletter of a non-profit non-governmental organization for clarity and style.
WestEd
Proofreader
2006 - 2006
Proofread forms for state K-12 standardized tests and did markup for typesetting.
Bayer HealthCare
Technical Writer
2003 - 2004
Created training documents based on Standard Operating Procedures in manufacturing and QC areas of a biopharmaceutical facility.
Bayer HealthCare
QA Documentation Specialist
2002 - 2003
Coordinated activities related to the revision of controlled documents in compliance with FDA regulations and cGMP requirements. Audited documents to ensure they were accurate, up-to-date, and in a...
ClariNet Communications Corp.
Editorial Specialist / Technical Support
1997 - 2001
Provided customer support at a small (fewer than 10 employees) Internet startup. Wrote and maintained documentation for custom C and Perl code supplied to customers. Maintained instructional...
IDG Books Worldwide
Freelance Copy Editor
1999 - 2000
Copy edited I-Net+ Certification Study System, by Joseph J. Byrne for style, clarity.

Education

San Francisco State University Extension
Certificate - Unix / C / C++ System Programming
2001 - 2001
Northwestern University
Journalism
1991 - 1995
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