I have been a writer for over 15 years, with experience in magazine, newspaper, textbook and business writing. I have a Bachelor's degree in Journalism - News Writing and Editing, from Ohio University's Scripps School of Journalism. I worked at Walt Disney World for some time, and that has opened me up to many great experiences, as well as finely-tuning my customer service skills, and communication style. I absolutely love helping people put their thoughts and ideas into words, and my great attention to detail shows itself in my editing...
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Published Writing: Written for city newspapers, magazines, and developed and wrote curriculum for elementary school textbooks.
Editing: Editor for technical writing, as well as day to day HR documents. Experienced in copyediting, content editing, and proofreading.
Proofread all information and communication that went out to clients and service managers for grammar, accuracy, logistics, nomenclature and creativity to ensure the client received the best possible product. Assisted with and proofed Banquet Event Orders for accuracy.
Copy edited computer manuals and quizzes.
Business and Corporate Writing: Content developer, writer and editor of wide range of business materials, including company policies, proposals and technical documentation.
Wrote manuals for various desks to document new hire process, transfer/promotion/termination process, volunteer intake process, and recruiting process.
Wrote and proofread company policies and procedures, as well as uploaded them into software.
Created and documented procedures for I-9 process and audit and physician credentialing.
Created "stock" proposals, as well as writing descriptions for all entertainment elements, park lands, attractions, to create more mainstream process. Point of contact for all proposals. Responsible for writing a proposal based on client’s wants, budget and purpose of event (networking, leisure, etc.). This described event, from beginning to end, including all operations, entertainment, catering, and...
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Walt Disney World
Proposal Writer/Senior Event Coordinator
1998 - 2003
Created "stock" proposals, as well as writing descriptions for all entertainment elements, park lands, attractions, to create more mainstream process. Proofread all information and communication...
Island Breeze Entertainment
Freelance Web Writer
2002 - 2002
Created detailed and themed descriptions and selling points for various musical, artisan, and entertainment elements, published on internet to expand business to national and international level.
The Springfield News-Sun
Copy Editor, Reporter
1990 - 1994
Developed, researched, wrote and edited stories for the Sunday issue of the newspaper.
Charter member of the advisory board for the youth page, The Generation Gap, that met monthly to discuss and...