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Jamie H. | Elance
 
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Jamie H.

Proofreader by day, writer at heart
   United States
Suttons Bay

Overview

As the main proofreader for a major Michigan hospital, I have my fair share of experience proofing and editing copy related to health and medicine. I am a grammar guru and a spelling aficionado. I have a keen eye for clarity and readability and am able to take complex text and make it accessible for the layman reader.

While I have extensive copyediting experience, my real passion is writing. I consider myself something of a wordsmith and pride myself on my ability to write with a variety of voices. I enjoy researching topics that I might...

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U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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U.S. Word Usage Test
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I am a recent college graduate with a degree in Journalism with a public relations concentration. Working in marketing and communications for a health care system in northern Michigan affords me the opportunity to proofreading every piece that comes out of our office, whether an ad, a press release, a brochure, or an annual report. Copy also needs to be edited and rewritten on occasion to follow standards or to ensure clarity and appropriate readability.

With the media world changing, I consider myself on the cusp of new technologies. I understand the importance of social marketing and the difference between copy written for print and for multimedia. I am eager to become versed in topics beyond my expertise, and enjoy the investigative side of writing.

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proofing
clarity
readability
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