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Susan Walton | Elance
 
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Susan Walton

Professional journalist, writer, editor
   United States
  |   Hudson, OH

Overview

I am an award-winning writing and editing professional with expertise in producing a high volume of compelling newspaper, magazine and web content. My well-versed, 20-plus-year career has made me a master of several genres of writing, including fiction, nonfiction, business news, profiles, sports and blog entries.
With more than a decade of experience as a copy editor at a major metropolitan newspaper, I am an expert at AP style, grammar, fact-checking and content organization. I have the ability to see the big picture and the minute...

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This story was written for a major metropolitan newspaper and explains the "Hunger...
This story (written under my maiden name, Susan Sowa) is for a business-to-business...
Long-form feature story for major metropolitan newspaper about bullying and what...

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SCRIPTYPE PUBLISHING INC.
Editor-in-Chief
2012 - 2014
Managed a staff of three full-time workers and oversaw more than 30 freelance editors and writers, enforcing deadlines and upholding standards of quality. Planned stories and content of magazines....
The Plain Dealer
Copy editor, writer, page designer
1998 - 2012
Developed, reported and wrote stories for paperís features sections on topics ranging from bullying to style. Stories were accurate, informative and entertaining. Each piece had a unique voice....
Crain Communications, Rubber & Plastics News
copy editor/assistant editor
1995 - 1998
Researched and wrote stories covering the rubber industry, including breaking news, trend stories and profiles. Cultivated beats and contacts while developing a thorough knowledge of industry...
The Lorain Morning Journal
copy editor, news editor
1993 - 1995
Edited news and entertainment stories. Wrote headlines. Wrote and edited obituaries. Coordinated, designed and edited special sections.Responsible for overseeing copy-editing shifts on a daily...

Education

The Ohio State University
Bachelor's degree in Journalism
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