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andrew m. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 26, 2014

andrew m.

   United States
  |   staten island, NY

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

I am a professional librarian, editor, proofreader and fact checker with more than 30 years experience in the newspaper and magazine industry. I am also a professional teacher for more than 15 years. I specialize in newspaper work, magazine work, celebrity obits, book reviewing, proofing manuscripts and ebooks, and fact checking large and small projects.

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I am a professional editor/proofreader/fact checker/writer.

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proofreading copyediting researching computer database fact chec
fact checking

Employment

Palmetto Review
book reviewer
2013 - 2013
still on call for reviews
College of Staten Island
adjunct professor
2006 - 2013
adjunct professor for numerous departments at CSI.. still on call... taught history; english; disabilities subjects' auxiliary training, preparatory(SAT,AP, subject, regents, remedial testing,...
Washington Post
writer/conventions
1976 - 2012
wrote for them for annual American Historical Assn. conventions 1976-2012. wrote added articles for sports dept. on Wimbleton tennis (research)and international soccer
New York English and Business Center
ESL instructor
2006 - 2006
ESL instructor for foreign students
Metropolitan Business Institute
ESL instructor
2005 - 2006
ESL instructor in general and business English for foreign students
Staten Island Yankees
editorial statistician and researcher
2003 - 2006
wrote copy and did statistics for monthly and yearly publications fro minor league affiliate of NY Yankees baseball team in SI NY.
Conde Nast Traveler Magazine
editorilal researcher
2004 - 2005
editorial researcher for Hot and Gold Lists for this major magazine
Richmond County Orcehstra
grant writer
2004 - 2004
wrote proposals and got grants fro Richmond Co. Orchestra and Riverside Opera Co. in SI NY
Sylvan Learning Center(NY Achievement)
Teacher in Learning Center
2004 - 2004
Taught ESL and general education at Learning Center, plus SAT prep.
US Weekly Magazine
editorial researecher
2000 - 2003
main editorial researcher for celebrity magazine. specialized in legal issues, editorial fact check and celebrity obituaries.
Small Press and Independent Publisher
book reviewer
1992 - 2000
book reviewer for this company
RJ Mayer & Co., Import/Export
vice president, research division
1984 - 2000
ran research division for family import-export firm in NYC
Wagner College
adjunct professor/ESL
1999 - 1999
taught business students from foreign locales business english and general conversational English
Wagner College
adjunct professor/ESL
1999 - 1999
taught business students from foreign locales business englishj and general conversational English
Snug Harbor Cultural Center
researcher/copyeditor/proofreader
1999 - 1999
researched newsletter for Snug Harbor Chinese Scholars' Garden.
New York Law Publishing Co.
Head Librarian
1994 - 1994
ran four division law library for New York Law Journal and National Law Journal
Center for Public Communication
researcher
1994 - 1994
researched clippings in health care field
Washington Post Co.
Night Librarian and Supervisor, News Research Cent
1969 - 1992
ran night and weekend services for this major newspaper research center seven days a week, four deadlines per night. supervised staff of six and was responsible for over 400 reporters and editors...
Center for Strategic and International Studies
editorial researcher and librarian
1986 - 1987
ran clipping service for NATO Ambassador and diplomats working out of CSIS.
Latin American Research Association
president
1984 - 1984
controlled and researched for this private consulting firm for diplomats in Venezuelan Embajada and private associated clients
National Archives
researcher
1983 - 1983
researched national rosters of veterans of civil war for clients
army times
book reviewer
1971 - 1975
book reviewer for newspaper
US Justice Department
researcher
1974 - 1974
researched data for film at West Point training center
BCOA
librarian
1971 - 1971
researched mining violations for coal mining safety overseer
encyclopedia research
sales/research
1968 - 1968
top salesman for project
republican ad firm
client sales/ads
1968 - 1968
third top ad salesman in their campaign in San Francisco
lingerie firm
product development/listings
1967 - 1967
worked for industry firm
Empire State Client
researcher
1967 - 1967
researched for this firm in fashion industry
handbag manufacturer
client inventory
1967 - 1967
worked for industry firm
Glaverbel SA
researcher/translator
1966 - 1966
did research and Frfench-English translations for this Belgian Glass firm
Arnold & Co.
stock runner
1965 - 1965
ran stock options for this firm in industry
Broadway Messenger Service
messenger
1964 - 1964
ran client errands for firm in NYC

Education

Hunter College
M.A., TESOL
1996 - 1999
Georgetown University
ABD/history
1971 - 1977
George Washington University
BA, history, 1968; MA, history, 1971
1967 - 1971
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