I'm new to Elance, but not new to editing. Far from it. I worked as a copy editor, layout editor, paginator, and web editor for a major metropolitan newspaper for 25 years before moving on to full-time Web editing for a major sports website, but I'm looking to branch out.
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I have a bachelor's degree and master's degree in journalism, and am a pro under deadline pressure. I can edit for simple grammar, syntax, spelling, cohesion, and style or I can provide full rewrites -- your choice. I'm quick and efficient, and I promise I will make your...
I'm a professional editor at a major sports website looking to make some extra money freelance editing. I hope to eventually stop working full time at the website and become a full-time freelancer.
In my editing, I will use a heavy or light touch, depending on what is requested and/or required. My goal is to allow your voice and perspective to carry the piece. If heavier editing is needed, I will consult with you before making any major changes. You can absolutely expect a polished finished product that eliminates problems with style, usage, grammar, spelling, and tone.
I have edited the following types of documents:
* Website copy
* Magazine articles
* Journal articles
* Blog entries
W R I T I N G/EDITING
Being a longtime copy editor, I know a little bit about a lot of things, and can write or edit items on virtually any topic. I love sports and fitness, current events, all animals but especially dogs (I have four), and the outdoors, but am interested in exploring new areas as well.
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