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Jennifer Hutchinson | Elance
 
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Jennifer Hutchinson

Proofreader/Copyeditor--a nitpicky perfectionist
   United States
  |   Winchester, VA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

* 30 years' experience with copyediting, proofreading, substantive editing, writing, research, and fact-checking.

* Reputation as a detail-oriented perfectionist whose editing skills result in high-quality, error-free writing.

* Ability to multi-task, balance priorities, and meet extremely tight deadlines.

* Capable of working independently and as a team player.

* Skilled at adapting to a client's style while meeting the needs of a specific audience.

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Skills (6)

Tested
English Proofreading
English
Editing
Substantive Editing
Adobe InCopy 6
Adobe Reader X

Service Description

Copyeditor/Proofreader/Editor/Writer

20+ years' experience managing all aspects of editorial process for a major educational publisher.

Successfully multi-tasked, balanced priorities, and coordinated team of 5 writers, 2 illustrators, 2 proofreaders, a designer, and a translator to consistently meet tight deadlines while adhering to strict editorial standards.

Recognized "go to" person for all things editorial--from spelling, grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and hyphenation, to word usage, content, and format. Frequently discover critical errors after 5 pairs of eyes have reviewed publications.

30 years as a freelance editor/writer. Accomplishments have included writing and editing 2 nonfiction books, hundreds of resumes, company profiles for a 4-state business journal, marketing pieces for a public relations firm, educational and promotional materials for a national nonprofit organization, and articles for a newsletter marketed to editors, writers, and publishers.

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Employment

Resources for Educators
Freelance Proofreader/Copyeditor
2012 - 2012
Educational publisher of newsletters that reach 20,000+ school systems and 12 million families. Copyedit final layouts and page proofs for 11 newsletters (English and Spanish). Communicate...
A-Plus Resumes
Owner/Resume Writer
2004 - 2012
Write targeted resumes that have a reputation for getting interviews. Wrote all website content (www.a-plusresumes.com). Created comprehensive client questionnaire to simplify process while...
Resources for Educators
Editor
1990 - 2012
* Copyedited, proofread, and fact-checked English and Spanish versions of 11 monthly newsletters and 70+ promotional publications annually. Revised and rewrote articles. * Acknowledged "go to"...
Freelancer
Editor
1985 - 2012
Edit everything-from articles, books, websites, and newsletters, to dissertations, brochures, flyers, business and personal letters, financial reports, instruction/operation manuals, business...
Freelancer
Author
1994 - 2011
Wrote and edited two nonfiction books. Designed and formatted one book (except front cover), ensuring correct format of margins, headers, line spacing, and page numbers, and consistency between...
Quad-State Business Journal
Freelance Writer
2004 - 2006
Interviewed business owners and wrote company profiles for a monthly newspaper distributed in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.
The TMJ Association, Ltc.
Vice-President/Writer/Editor
1990 - 2005
Wrote, edited, and fact-checked educational and promotional materials, including an 8-page quarterly newsletter, for a nonprofit health organization. Translated technical articles (medical,...
STG Marketing
Freelance Direct of Publications Assistant
2001 - 2001
Wrote marketing pieces (press releases, backgrounders) and internal communications for clients. Developed media press lists and event lists utilizing Excel. Produced client portfolios. Pitched...
EEI Communications, Inc.
Assistant Editor/Writer
2000 - 2001
Wrote articles for the Editorial Eye, a prestigious 12-page monthly newsletter for editors, writers, and publishers. Copyedited and fact-checked newsletter, conducted research and interviews for a...
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Freelance Administrative Assistant
1999 - 2001
Developed and updated database of customer profiles/mailing lists for three library sales representatives. Wrote sales letters targeting special audiences.
Verbatim Valley Transcripts
Freelance Copyeditor
1995 - 2000
Copyedited 40,000+ pages of legal depositions for a court reporting agency. Formatted all files for consistency.
The TMJ Association, Ltd.
Vice-President/Writer/Editor
1990 - 1995
Wrote, edited, and fact-checked educational and promotional materials, including an 8-page quarterly newsletter, for a nonprofit health organization. Translated technical articles (medical,...

Education

University of Maryland University College
B.A. in English in progress
2008 - Present
Lord Fairfax Community College
A.A.S. in Liberal Arts
- 2002

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Education
Health
Business
Marketing
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