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Elizabeth D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 29, 2014

Elizabeth D.

Editing and writing with quick turnaround!
   United States
  |   Littleton, CO
  |  8:34 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

Do you have copy that needs TLC? Are you searching for someone who can give a difficult piece of writing just the right touch? You've found the sharp-eyed editor who can help! In addition to providing thorough copy editing, I can write high-quality, well-researched pieces of any length on most topics. My areas of specialization include travel/transportation, fashion, religion and wine, but I have also covered commercial construction, forestry, paper production and aerospace, to name a few. My versatile skills will be more than a match for...

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Portfolio

An informational article about the practice of foot binding in China, focusing on the...
A closer look at one of Napa Valley's premier Cabernet Sauvignon wineries and its...
Interviewed the founder of TasteLive.com, an online wine-tasting community dedicated to...
Informational article about the career of fashion and footwear designer Vivienne...

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Service Description

I am a sole proprietor who accepts writing and editing assignments on a part-time basis. I am currently employed full time and am careful to limit the amount of freelance work I take on to ensure that both my employer and my freelance clients get the attention that they deserve.

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Employment

SmartBrief Inc.
Business Editor
2009 - 2013
Edited e-mail newsletters in partnership with trade associations in the travel, aviation, hospitality, finance and commercial/retail real estate fields. Managed freelance writers who created...
San Francisco Chronicle
News Copy Editor
2006 - 2009
Managed other copy editors, monitored daily deadlines, and helped ensure stories and pages were completed and sent on time as workload steadily increased. Took on additional responsibilities...
The Washington Examiner
Copy Desk Chief/Assistant Managing Editor
2004 - 2006
Helped launch two new daily newspapers. Managed copy desk for both papers; recruited and managed five copy editors. Developed comprehensive style guide for both daily newspapers from scratch.
SmartBrief
Editor
2004 - 2004
Wrote and edited online news briefs about industries including forestry, aviation, aerospace, construction and online advertising for e-mail business news service. Scanned dozens of online...
Journal Newspapers
Copy Editor/Assistant Managing Editor
2002 - 2004
* As copy editor, edited news stories, wrote headlines and captions, and laid out pages for three daily broadsheets covering the Washington metro area. * Worked with reporters and senior editors to...
Lucasfilm Ltd.
Publishing Intern
2001 - 2001
* Worked on and had access to highly sensitive and sought-after information at a major multimedia company in a fiercely competitive market. * Proofread, fact-checked, and edited fiction and...

Education

EDHEC Business School
Master of Business Administration
2013 - 2014
University of Colorado at Boulder
Bachelor of Arts, Film Studies
1998 - 2005
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business
news
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