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David Deleon Baker | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 11, 2015

David Deleon Baker

David Deleon Baker
   United States
  |   Brooklyn, NY
  |  12:32 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $55

For your editing and proofreading needs, hire a professional editor and proofreader with 20 years of experience.

Let's face it: People make mistakes. When writing, people sometimes make lots of mistakes! Imagine your horror when you realize after the fact that you've submitted an article with the word "bowels" instead of "bowls." That's something your Microsoft spellchecker won't pick up -- and it's an actual mistake I caught once, sparing the writer needless embarrassment.

Do you need a proven editor and proofreader? Then you need David...

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Skills (5)

Tested
English Grammar
English
English Spelling
Editing
English Proofreading

Service Description

We will do a thorough round of editing and proofreading of your document and zero in on (like a heat-seeking missile) every misplaced comma, spelling blunder and grammatical no-no.

Super Copy Editors founder Dave Baker is a professional, top-notch, award-winning copy editor with two decades of experience.

We will proofread your work with a fine-toothed comb and polish it into shiny, sparkly gold-star material. My team handles professional proofing and copy editing for all sorts of writing:

Resumes
Cover letters
Articles for publication
Term papers
Dissertations
Short stories and long-form novels
Scripts and screenplays
Op-ed submissions
Web content
Technical writing
Manuals and brochures
User guides
Business proposals
Direct mail promotions
Newsletters
Speeches
Presentations
Press Releases
Media Kits
Online dating profiles

And lots more! You write it; we'll perfect it.

When proofreading and editing, we check the following:

Spelling
Punctuation
Grammar
Word use (such as "principal" vs. "principle")
Consistency
Conciseness
Sentence structure
Basic logic and clarity
And more...

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Employment

Supercopyeditors.com
founder
2009 - Present
Provide English proofreading and editing services for a variety of clients through the website http://supercopyeditors.com
The Nation magazine
assistant copy editor
2007 - 2012
Assistant copy editor at America's oldest weekly magazine. Edited copy, assisted in production and served as "the final eyes," checking every page before it goes to press.
Demand Studios
copy editor
2009 - 2010
Copy edited many hundreds of articles destined for sites like eHow, Livestrong, Answerbag and Garden Guides.
The New York Times
news designer
2006 - 2009
Designed pages for one of the nation's top newspapers, working closely with a variety of editors and adhering to firm style guidelines.
The Times-Picayune
copy editor / news designer
2000 - 2005
Edited articles for grammar and clarity, and designed pages in every section of the paper in sometimes as many as six "zoned" editions daily. Managed the design team during Hurricane Katrina and...

Education

Clemson University
Bachelor of Arts, English
1993 - 1997

Keywords

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