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Rachael W. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 6, 2011

Rachael W.

7 years of experience
   United States
  |   Lakewood, CA
  |  3:48 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

I am an expert writer and proofreader, with over 7 years writing and proofreading for publication. My specialties are journalistic, academic, and creative writing, and my academic and creative work has won awards. I have worked in journalism, public relations, and education, all with writing and proofreading responsibilities. I am comfortable writing and proofreading both for print and online publication, and I am computer-savvy, with proficiency in Microsoft Office, basic HTML, and social media programs including Facebook, Twitter, Blogger,...

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Skills (4)

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Spanish To English Translation Skills Test
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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. Academic Writing Test
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Service Description

- Academic writing
- Academic proofreading/editing
- Academic research
- Curriculum design
- Fiction writing
- Fiction proofreading/editing
- Journalistic writing
- Grantwriting
- Newspaper/newsmagazine copyediting

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Employment

University of Southern California
Curriculum Designer
2011 - Present
Created curriculum for Intersections L.A., a media literacy outreach program that serves underrepresented high school students; led workshop for undergraduate mentors on how to best structure lessons.
Aspire Public Schools
English Teacher
2010 - 2010
Planned an engaging and rigorous 9th grade English curriculum; collaborated with other teachers to increase student achievement; graded student assessments, including essays.
Locke High School
Teach For America English Teacher
2008 - 2010
Planned engaging and rigorous 9th, 10th, and 12th grade English curricula (including an AP English Literature curriculum); collaborated with other teachers to increase student achievement; graded...
Los Angeles Times
Education Blogger
2008 - 2008
Wrote about my experiences as a first-year teacher for "The Homeroom," a now-defunct section of the Los Angeles Times website.
Scripps College
Public Relations Staff Writer
2007 - 2008
Wrote and published articles and press releases, both in print and online; interviewed students, faculty, alumnae, and staff for articles of interest; served as a student liaison between the...
San Mateo Daily Journal
Staff Writer
2006 - 2007
Wrote and published over 50 articles about Bay Area events, with an emphasis on community politics, crime, and professional sports.

Education

Antioch University Los Angeles
Masters of Fine Arts, Creative Writing
2011 - Present
Loyola Marymount University
Masters of Arts, Urban Education Policy
- 2010
Scripps College
Bachelors of Arts, English/Spanish
- 2008
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proofreading
creative writing
translation
editing
curriculum
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