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Julia Kantor | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 19, 2014

Julia Kantor

Expert Editor & Proofreader
   United States
  |   Princeton, NJ
  |  7:07 pm Local Time

Overview

As a professional editor and proofreader with 14 years of experience in journalism, marketing and business communications, I can help you craft compelling, error-free content to inform, inspire and impress.

Don't let mistakes and ambiguities stand in the way of your success. Clearly written, grammatically sound and properly structured content can make a world of difference in getting your message across.

Ranked in the top 0.1% of service providers, I combine extensive expertise in strategic communication, in-depth knowledge of grammar and...

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Apr 13, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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Mar 7, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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Feb 24, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

A promotional copy I edited/enhanced from a draft provided by a non-native English...
A white paper I edited and proofread for an IT client. I also wrote the executive...
http://www.winshuttle.com/Learn/White-Papers
A company introduction letter I rewrote from a draft to highlight the marketing niche.
A promotional brochure I edited and proofread for an Elance client.
A financial blog post I wrote for an Elance client to promote his website.
A marketing letter I rewrote from a draft provided by a non-native English speaker.
A nonfiction book I edited and proofread for an Elance client. Currently available on...
A medical research manuscript I co-authored and proofread.

Skills (8)

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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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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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U.S. Word Usage Test
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Technical Writing
Technical Writing Skills Certification
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Marketing
Marketing Methods and Techniques Test
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English Punctuation
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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Service Description

"Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives." - William A. Foster

Commitment to quality and customer satisfaction, honesty, integrity and reliability. These essentials form the basis of every project that I take on. I focus on your needs, your expectations and your goals, producing high-caliber content to help you succeed.

My expertise includes writing, editing and proofreading business publications, marketing collateral, website pages, press releases, newsletters, white papers, PowerPoint presentations, regulatory documents, technical and informational guides, resumes and cover letters, medical and scientific manuscripts, books, blogs, articles and more.

I have vast experience in editing content from non-native English speakers and am highly proficient in AP, APA, AMA and Chicago styles.

My editing and proofreading services include:

- developing content and strengthening voice;
- enhancing clarity, consistency and continuity;
- improving organization, readability and flow;
- correcting grammar, spelling and punctuation;
- optimizing sentence structure and word choice;
- and much more!

I welcome your inquiries and look forward to serving your needs.

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Employment

Freelance Provider
Writer, Editor & Proofreader
2010 - Present
Provide writing, substantive editing, copy editing and proofreading services for a wide range of business clients.
Epoch Times
Copy Editor
2009 - Present
Edit news, features and special reports for the Epoch Times, a global newspaper available in 35 countries. Proofread and approve final pages for press. Edit and enhance marketing collateral.
Pharmaceutical Industry
Project Manager, Clinical Trials
2003 - 2010
Responsible for management of clinical trials for Bristol-Myers Squibb, INC Research and Advanced Biomedical Research. Developed, edited and proofread a wide variety of business communications,...
Pharmaceutical Industry
Research Scientist
2001 - 2003
Conducted medical research for Johnson & Johnson and Exelixis. Developed, edited and proofread scientific reviews, strategic alliance documentation, PowerPoint presentations, technical manuals,...

Education

University of California, San Francisco
Master's Degree, Biology & Biochemistry
1998 - 2001

Keywords

editor
proofreader
editing
proofreading
copyediting
copywriting
business writing
technical writing
grammar
web content
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