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Mary Kalamaras | Elance
 
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Mary Kalamaras

Seasoned editor, copy-editor, and proofreader
   United States
  |   Dover, MA

Overview

I have more than nineteen years of broad publishing experience and editorial expertise. I have an impeccable track record of meeting deadlines and am committed to producing outstanding publications for clients in the commercial, nonprofit, and academic publishing sectors.


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Portfolio

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Skills (3)

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Editing
English
Content Writing

Service Description

I produce high-caliber work in the following areas: content development, developmental editing, substantive editing, nonfiction writing, rewriting, copy-editing, photo-researching, and proofreading. I have worked on numerous types of publications, including nonfiction and fiction books, journal articles, dissertations, proposals, white papers, technical manuals, catalogs, DVD content, marketing and public relations materials, and websites.

I can focus on discrete assignments or manage entire projects. No area of publishing is off-limits, from supervising creative teams and liaising with production staff and printers to critiquing layout and design elements and working with photographs and illustrations.

My clients include the National Academies Press, the Institute of Medicine, The New England Journal of Medicine, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard School of Public Health, National Jewish Health, the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Chandler Chicco Companies, Imagine Publishing, as well as fiction and nonfiction writers, academics, and other professionals.

Here is what my two of my previous employers have to say about me:

“Mary Kalamaras is an exceptional writer and editor and also is superb at managing content-oriented projects. She worked on some of our most successful projects when she was at the National Academies Press.”
--Barbara Pope, Executive Director for Communications and the National Academies Press, The National Academies

Mary is...

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Employment

National Academies Press
Developmental Editor
2002 - 2005
Created informational products—booklets, brochures, websites, posters—derived from National Academies studies and targeted at specialized audiences. This entailed identifying reports suitable for...
Discovery Communications, Inc.
Senior Editor
1998 - 2002
Developed trade books supporting the Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, and Travel Channel cable-network brands. Researched media trends and evaluated programming to identify viable publishing...
Stewart, Tabori & Chang
Editor
1994 - 1998
Involved in acquisitions, editing, design contribution, and quality control of in-house, packaged, and foreign co-edition titles for highly respected art- and illustrated-book publisher. Contracted...
The Philip Lief Group
Editorial Assistant
1994 - 1994
Performed comprehensive administrative and editorial duties for president and senior editors of book-packaging company. Oversaw office operations, including computer administration and equipment...

Education

Douglass College, Rutgers University
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism and Mass Media
- 1987

Keywords

proofreading
copy-editing
editing
nonfiction
science
medicine
technology
medical writing
public relations
marketing
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