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Kelli Whitlock Burton | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 17, 2013

Kelli Whitlock Burton

Kelli Whitlock Burton, Writer & Editor
   United States
  |   Pickerington, OH

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

I have more than 20 years of experience as a journalist, editor, university public information officer, and science writer. A full-time freelancer since 2004, my client list includes the Boston Globe, Science magazine, BioTechniques.com, American Archaeology magazine, Oncology Times, BrainWork, and magazines published by Sarah Lawrence College, Kenyon College, Denison University, and a number of other universities and colleges. Prior to my freelance work, I spent 13 years in higher education as a magazine editor, science writer, and public...

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Portfolio

One of my recent articles was published in the Fall 2012 issue of American Archaeology...
New research on fruit flies was the subject of this article for BioTechniques.com.
http://www.biotechniques.com/
This feature article on the science of emotions appeared in the spring 2012 issue of...
I was the creating editor of Paradigm magazine, published for the Whitehead Institute...
I have served as a contributing editor for Science magazine, primarily for the Random...
I have written many articles for the Boston Globe, ranging in length from short news...

Skills (5)

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Creative Writing
Editing
English
Public Relations
Journalism

Service Description

I offer a variety of communication services, including news and feature writing; editing; proofreading and copy editing; copy writing for advertising copy, and media relations consulting. I am proficient in a number of style guides, including Chicago Manual of Style, Associated Press, MLA, and AMA style. My writing skills include producing copy for print and online publications, news releases, and advertising copy. I have two decades of experience in writing about science and medicine for a general-interest audience. Having managed publications and media relations for two universities, I also provide consulting services to companies and universities interested in setting up new or overhauling existing communications offices.

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Employment

Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Assistant Director/Manager of Publications
2003 - 2004
Ohio University
Director of Research Communications
1996 - 2003
Ohio State University
Associate Editor, Science Writer
1994 - 1996
The Tuscaloosa News
Staff Writer
1990 - 1994

Education

Ohio University
Master of Science in journalism
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University of Alabama
Bachelor of Arts in journalism
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Keywords

journalism
editing
writing
science writing
copy editing
proofreading
media relations
magazine editing
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