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Karin Seybold Purdy | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 10, 2014

Karin Seybold Purdy

Travel Content Editor and Writer
   Canada
  |   Toronto, ON
  |  11:20 pm Local Time

Overview

Whether it's creating original content, editing, fact checking, internet research, or re-writing, I will get the job done skillfully and efficiently. My editorial experience spans a wide variety of topics, from travel to education.

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Feb 11, 2013|Article Writing|Private|Working
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5.0
Mar 11, 2012|Article Writing|Private|Completed
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Feb 4, 2012|E-books and Blogs|Private|Completed
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5.0
Jan 10, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

Article for Chill Magazine - "Travelling with Kids"
wrote, researched, and edited content for Chatelaine.com, Todaysparent.com, Flare.com
http://www.chatelaine.com/en/community
A overview of travel in Arizona, written for Permcharts reference guides.
Wrote, researched and edited pieces on a wide variety of topics
http://archives.cbc.ca/
Wrote, edited, researched, and fact-checked chapters, synopses, and headlines
http://www.cbc.ca/history/
maintain overall editorial responsibility for the site
http://www.ryerson.ca/mlc/
Wrote, researched, and edited content, graphics, and audio for the CBC4Kids website
http://www.cbc.ca/kids/
managed all facets of development of website, including content, design, research,...
http://cyberschoolbus.un.org/
managed all facets of content development for large online health portal
http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/Pages/default.aspx
Writer of a detailed reference guide for MLA (Modern Literature Association) guide for...
A detailed refence sheet for Y2K Comliancy and Solutions

Skills (5)

Tested
Travel Writing
Content Writing
English
Editing
Online Writing

Service Description

I have developed my strong editorial skills through 15 years of experience working as a writer, editor and proofreader for a number of prominent websites and publications.

I have written, edited or proofread content for websites including the Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC), the United Nations, Avventura Food and Wine, and Chatelaine magazine.

I have also written and edited content for a variety of publications, including magazine articles, stories, and reference guides.

I have covered a wide variety of topics, including but not limited to travel, food and wine, lifestyle, education, parenting, health, and current events.

I recently completed a post-graduate Certificate in Publishing from Ryerson University in Toronto, specializing in copy editing and educational publishing.





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Employment

Ryerson University
Online Editor
2007 - Present
maintain overall editorial responsibility for the site, including updating content on website on a weekly basis adapt print content for the website, including articles, reviews and interviews...
Rogers Communications Inc
Online Content Manager - Writer and Editor
2003 - 2006
Chatelaine.com, Flare.com, Todaysparent.com, Pharmacygateway.com gathered, edited and organized new content for the pharmacygateway.com website, including writing the news page and weekly...
Hospital for Sick Children
Online Content Manager
2000 - 2002
managed all facets of content development for large online health portal, including the implementation and monitoring of content and design by delegating to the production team of designers and...
CBC - Canadian Broadcast Corporation
Online Editor and Producer
2000 - 2002
wrote, researched, and edited content, graphics, and audio for the CBC4Kids site; monitored guestbook and discussion board entries; maintained the Teacher and Parent sections of the CBC4Kids site...

Education

Ryerson University
Certificate of Publishing
2008 - 2012
University of Toronto/OISE
Master of Education
1997 - 1999
McGill University
B.A. Anthropology
1990 - 1994

Keywords

editing
content writing
online
travel
proofreading
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