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Lynn DeRocco | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 14, 2015

Lynn DeRocco

Freelance Editor, Writer, Transcriber, VA
   United States
  |   Manalapan, NJ
  |  9:13 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $38

I have a B.A. in journalism and 15 years of editorial experience. Clients can rely on my firm grasp of grammar, spelling, syntax and aesthetics. In addition, I am an effective team player/leader with the ability to streamline processes and work hard to reduce or eliminate any backlogs clients may have. My well-rounded experience has made me an asset to many businesses who rely on my editing capabilities and rapid turnaround. I have also proven myself as a top producer who contributes to the bottom line by completing projects at optimal...

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Jun 4, 2012|Article Writing|Private|Completed
Oct 25, 2010|Ghost Writing|Private|Completed
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5.0
Aug 17, 2010|Ghost Writing|Private|Working
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5.0
Jun 23, 2010|Article Writing|Private|Working
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5.0

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Portfolio

First-person Narrative
Organization Profile
Event Coverage
Trade magazine article
Newspaper article
Trade magazine article
Event coverage
Business profile

Skills (3)

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Editing
Editing/Copy Editing
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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Copy Editing
Editing/Copy Editing
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Employment

Boss Group
Editor
2012 - Present
Edit high volume of law firm websites for major legal publisher; responsible for providing writer feedback
DeRocco Editorial Services, LLC
President
2000 - Present
Skillfully complete projects for clients in various fields, including legal, mass media and IT. Develop speeches, white papers and marketing collateral. Collaborate with self-publishing authors to...
Styrk
Senior Editor and Writer
2014 - 2014
Assisted with launch of online news platform by managing and mentoring writing team. Researched and developed news content, wrote and edited scripts and articles, and collaborated with production team
Patch/AOL
Remote Editor
2010 - 2011
Copy edited thousands of listings for hyperlocal news source; responsible for providing writer feedback
TAM Communications
Freelance Assistant Copy Editor
2003 - 2008
Copy edited three monthly magazines plus special editions; wrote articles and product descriptions; covered events; pitched in wherever needed
Media Ventures
Associate Editor
2000 - 2002
Copy edited special-interest information and maps for local, regional and national directories; managed fact-checkers

Education

American University
Extenship, Environmental Journalism Academy
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Rutgers University
Bachelor of Arts, journalism and mass media
1996 - 2000

Keywords

editor
copy editor
substantive editor
proofreader
project manager
mentor
consultant
team lead
transcriptionist
virtual assistant
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