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Karen W. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 15, 2013

Karen W.

Editing Excellence at Reasonable Cost
   United States
  |   Crofton, MD
  |  1:21 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $10

K. Ceres Wright has 14 years' experience in writing, editing, and researching a wide range of topics, such as the following:

Business proposals

- Contributed to company proposals for contracts relating to research and evaluation, social marketing, writing and editing, and logistics

Eye health

- Contrbuted to handbooks on the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment for diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, cataract, and age- related macular degeneration

Smoking cessation

- Contributed articles to an award-winning Department of Defense...

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Portfolio

An article that describes prescription drug use patterns by gender and age, the risk...
An article that describes the effect of endocrine-disrupting chemicals, industrial...
An article that outlines grammatical errors that people commonly make and explains the...

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Service Description

WRITING SKILLS
Writes in a variety of voices for Web- and print-based articles, podcast announcements, and meeting summaries. Wrote content and developed an online game for an award-winning Web site that helps military personnel quit using tobacco products. Wrote speeches for the director of the Center for Mental Health Services, as well as content for evaluation reports.

EDITING SKILLS
Edits a broad range of documents, from fact sheets and technical reports to newsletter articles and public service announcements. Have been called upon to edit previously edited documents as the last authority. Proficient in Government Printing Office, American Psychological Association, and Chicago styles.

RESEARCH SKILLS
Accesses various information databases such as PubMed, National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information, and WorldCat to research topics such as technology transfer, eye disease and injuries, tobacco addiction, women's health issues, and social media. Contributed facts to articles, fact sheets, and reports distributed to clients.




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Employment

ICF Macro
Senior Associate
2010 - Present
Edits evaluation reports, health campaign materials, business proposals, promotion plans, meeting summaries, and client correspondence. Also contributes to proposals, reports, and action items from...
ESI, Inc.
Writer/Editor
2008 - 2010
Guided health communications materials such as fact sheets, articles, brochures, and reports through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services clearance and publication process. Oversaw...
ICF Macro (formerly Macro International)
Technical Writer and Editor/Research Assistant
1995 - 2008
Served as writer and editor for the Low Vision Project of the National Eye Institute (NEI). Edited material for content, grammar, context, and formatting. Edited handbooks on eye-related issues and...
USF&G Insurance
Senior Credit Analyst/Treasury Analyst
1987 - 1994
Administered a loan program having a portfolio in excess of $22 million. Monitored banking relationships and cash management practices and maintained pension fund portfolio.

Education

Seton Hill University
M.A., Writing Popular Fiction
- 2007
University of Maryland, College Park
B.S., Double Major in Finance and Economics
- 1985
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