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Joseph O. | Elance
 
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Joseph O.

Editor and writer for more than 20 years
   United States
  |   Palatine, IL
  |  5:39 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

I have been an editor and proofreader for more than 20 years, editing and proofing such printed matter as books, booklets, magazines, catalogs, handbooks, brochures, advertisements, church bulletins, event programs, and PR letters and announcements. I specialize in editing and proofreading Christian popular and theological work, having edited dozens of books for Moody Press and InterVarsity Press. I have managed web content for nearly 10 years. I am also an accomplished writer, having written several articles for magazines, published a...

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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

Writing:
I Like Snow!, I Like Rain!, I Like Sunshine!, I Like Wind! (Ambassador, 2005-06)
The Ring of Truth (Xulon Press, 2004)
Imperial Guard, novel (Writers Club Press, Sept 2000, and Xulon Press, 2003)
Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts (IVP, 1985)
Many articles, three book chapters, and several book covers and unpublished articles
A blog and news articles for Examiner.com
Taught a writing course for the 1991 and 1992 Write-to-Publish Conference in Chicago
Editing:
More than fifty books for Moody Press (1989-96)
Nine books for InterVarsity Press (1995-97)
Award-winning magazine, as well as brochures, catalogs, and handbooks (2000-08)
Websites (2000-09)
Petrochemical process learning guides and PowerPoint presentations (2008-09)
Online college courses (2009)
Proofing:
Many books, graphics, and cover copy for Moody Press (1989-96)
Award-winning magazine, as well as brochures, catalogs, and handbooks (2000-08)
Websites (2000-09)
Petrochemical process learning guides (2008-09)
Online college courses (2009)
Web:
Created and updated pages with both FrontPage and a PHP content management tool
Helped launch three website templates
Proofed, edited, and improved pages
Created forms
Tracked web analytics
Prepared web images with Photoshop Elements

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Employment

CoreStaff
Associate Editor
2010 - Present
Examiner.com
Chicago Conservative Issues Examiner
2010 - 2010
I write 3-4 news articles a week for Examiner.com at http://www.examiner.com/x-40779-Chicago-Conservative-Issues-Examiner?. This is a part-time, paid position.
The LaSalle Network
Editor Contractor
2009 - 2009
I edited online course content—specifically, lectures, tests, quizzes, assignments, and instructions—for a well-known university. Subjects edited and fact-checked included criminal justice,...
UOP/Honeywell
Editor Contractor
2008 - 2009
UOP has about a dozen learner guides that are used to train their customers in the operation of their petrochemical processes. My responsibilities included editing and proofing these learner guides...
Communications Editor
Trinity International University
2000 - 2008
My responsibilities included editing and proofing all marketing-initiated printed matter, including magazines, catalogs, handbooks, brochures, and fund-raising and thank you letters. I published...
UOP/Honeywell
Senior Secretary
1996 - 2000
My responsibilities included answering the phone, distributing mail and faxes, sending faxes, typing up notes, typing and designing manuals, tools, proposals, and presentations using Word and...
InterVarsity Press
Freelance Editor
1995 - 1997
I edited nine books for IVP during this time frame.
Moody Press
Associate Managing Editor
1989 - 1996
My responsibilities included copy editing dozens of academic books and popular books, scheduling departmental editing, tracking manuscripts, evaluating manuscripts, doing substantive editing,...

Education

Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Master of Theology
- 2009
Westminster Theological Seminary
Master of Divinity
1974 - 1979
University of Delaware
Bachelor of Arts
1970 - 1974

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proofreading
web content
writing
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