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Karen B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 24, 2015

Karen B.

Concise copy guaranteed, writing & editing
   United States
  |   Brooklyn, NY

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

In every business what you say and how you say it is important. I can help you communicate your message by taking taking your concepts and crafting concise text, or I can take what you already have and edit it to make your message shine through. I have experience writing, editing, researching and fact-checking for clients.

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Portfolio

I interviewed the artist and wrote this bio for his PR company to send out to promote...
I wrote this academic piece on the nation of Colombia as a prelude to a study on press...
This is a sample set of product descriptions that I wrote for the CondeNastStore.com. I...
This is a sample set of product descriptions that I wrote for the CondeNastStore.com. I...
One page of a longer article that I fact-checked (including light copyediting) for the...

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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Spelling Test
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

I have written grant proposals, short fiction, web content, business manuals, scripts-you name it. I will help shape the content to the style you need, using the right language to set the tone that's appropriate.

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Employment

Columbia Journalism Review
Fact-checker
2007 - Present
I research and verify all facts within each article that I work on, and do light copyediting.
Conde Nast Publications
Web Content Manager/Executive Assistant
2006 - 2008
I started as the assistant to the VP of Contracts, then moved into a position working on a new webstore that launched in August 2007. I researched, wrote and edited content for the store, working...
FLOW TV: A Critical Forum on Television and Media
Graduate Copy Editor
2005 - 2005
Light copyediting of contributors articles and posting on web via a content management system.
Storie Productions
freelancer
1999 - 2005
Worked on various projects for this film production company, from PA to proofreading scripts and assisting in writing grants.
McCombs School of Business, University of Texas
Program Coordinator
2001 - 2003
Worked as part of a team administering the Texas Evening MBA and Dallas Executive MBA programs, doing various tasks from recruiting students, to updating text for the website, creating marketing...
Texas Center for Service-Learning
Administration Associate
2000 - 2001
Worked as the assistant to the Director of the Texas Center for Service-Learning, an educational non-profit. Helped the director to write and edit national grant proposals, create materials for...

Education

University of Texas at Austin
Masters of Arts, American Studies
2003 - 2005
Florida State University
Bachelors of Arts, English
1992 - 1996
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copyediting
proofreading
research
writing
web content
grant proposals
manuals
technical
educational
creative
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