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Judith Wilson | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 5, 2013

Judith Wilson

Award-winning writer and editor
   United States
  |   Tiburon, CA
  |  6:18 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

With more than 1,000 by-lined articles published and national awards for writing and editing to my credit, I know how to tell a story and deliver an effective message. Ranked in the top 10 percent for grammar skills, I am a pro at writing and editing of many kinds.

I have a solid track record in book publishing, newspapers, magazines and e-publishing, and as a journalist, I've worked as a staff reporter and editor, as well as a freelancer, giving me perspective and experience in producing clear, concise, engaging copy that reaches its...

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Portfolio

An encounter with snakes in Brazil
A visit to a notable local creamery gives insight into the delights of artisanal cheese
National Geographic researcher and school children work together to find the secrets to...

Skills (3)

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English editing
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

I'm an award-winning writer and editor, who loves collaboration and the creative process and takes satisfaction in making new thoughts and ideas come to life. I enjoy new challenges, am comfortable with deadlines and appreciate style guides.

As a writer, I love learning new things, meeting new people and telling their stories. As an editor, words are my passion, and I value the details of written language and beautifully constructed sentences.

Writing has been part of my life since I started writing stories in fifth grade. My writing experience includes:

Books
E-books
Magazine articles
Newspaper articles and columns
Blogs
Website content
Promotional material
Press releases
Newsletters

My editing and proofreading experience includes:
Books
Newspaper and magazine articles
Business summaries
Marketing collateral

My copywriting experience includes:
Brochures
Promotional material
Newsletters
Fundraising appeals
Business letters
E-blasts

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Employment

NorthBay Biz Magazine
Freelance Writer
2011 - Present
Contributing feature writer to regional business magazine
The Ark Newspaper
Managing Editor
2009 - 2011
Responsible for assigning stories, photographs and illustrations, copy editing, applying elements of style, formatting, copy fitting, determining content and designating placement of copy and...
The Ark Newspaper
Reporter and Special Sections Editor
1998 - 2011
Education reporter, crime reporter and special sections editor for weekly newspaper.

Education

University of California, Berkeley
Professional Development
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Universidad Internacional Menendez Pelayo
Certificate in Advanced Spanish
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University of British Columbia
Bachelor of Arts in English
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Writing
editing
proofreading
copywriting
magazine features
books
e-books
newsletters
press releases
website content
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