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Jennifer Straus | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 24, 2014

Jennifer Straus

Professional editor, writer, and translator.
   United States
  |   Brooklyn, NY
  |  10:43 am Local Time

Overview

I have ten years experience editing and writing for various publications, amassing a useful hodgepodge of skills typically gained working in proofreading (neurotic attention to detail) and editing (a sharp sense of good and bad writing, and the ability to transform the latter into the former).

I worked in France as an English language teacher and am fluent in French, though I am now based back in the U.S., where I received my certificate in French to English translation at New York University.

I am also a freelance journalist and have...

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Skills (5)

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French - English Translation
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French To English Translation Skills Test
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Editing/Copy Editing
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U.S. English Proofreading (Chicago)
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English Grammar
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Basic French: grammar and vocabulary
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Service Description

I provide proofreading, content editing, or translation services (French to English). I am well-versed in both AP and Chicago style guides and can adapt quickly to any in-house style.

Whether you need a simple check for grammar and syntax, or an intensive editorial review, I will provide prompt and thorough service. I can also provide references upon request.



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Education

Barnard College
Bachelor of Arts
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Keywords

proofreading
copyediting
translation
journalism
French
communications
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