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K F. | Elance
 
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K F.

Copy Editor and Writer
   Canada
  |   Kelowna, BC

Overview

I am a proficient copy editor, proofreader, and writer. Although I specialize in Canadian English, I am just as comfortable with U.S. or U.K. English. Most of my work experience has centered on editing, proofreading, and fact-checking research papers for undergraduate students as well as writing my own research papers. Occasionally, I have also had the opportunity to edit and proofread translated documents (German to English). This involved some fact-checking, but the most involved part was removing German idioms and replacing them with...

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Assignment overview: define and explore burnout in youth workers. I conducted research...
Assignment description: provide a brief explanation of Canadian immigration law and...
Conducted research, compiled information, created and edited a PowerPoint presentation,...

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Editing
Editing/Copy Editing
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English Grammar
English Proofreading
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English Spelling Test (UK Version)
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Translation German English
German To English Translation Skills Test
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Non-Fiction Writing
Resume Writing
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Fact Checking

Employment

Transmedia Translations
Copy Editor/Proofreader/Fact-Checker
2008 - 2012
I provided services to a German-to-English translator on an on-call, as-needed basis. Turnaround times were generally quick, and the documents included confidential company newsletters, German...

Education

Thompson Rivers University
Bachelor of Arts, Major: English
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Thompson Rivers University
Human Service (Social Work) Diploma
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