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Taneesh Khera | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 25, 2014

Taneesh Khera

   United States
  |   San Francisco, CA

Overview

Editor and linguist; seven years of professional proofreading and editing experience, working independently on my MA thesis in linguistics that deals with the discourse of U.S. politics and media; life-long learner; internally motivated, creative problem solver who enjoys deadlines, teamwork and inspiring others.

Just returned from studying in Chile where I delved into various linguistics topics of the Spanish language at the doctorate level; working to maintain and improve my Spanish.

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Editing
Copy Editing
Proofreading
Elicitation
Morphology
Phonology
Semantics
Spanish
Discourse Analysis
Syntax

Employment

SFSU Mexico Project
Research Assistant
2013 - 2013
Assisted a professor with her 10-year long project to preserve the endangered Zapotec language in Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca, Mexico Worked daily with a senior native-speaker consultant and her...
Business Wire
Editor
2011 - 2013
Proofread and copy edited urgent and non-urgent press releases for grammatical and spelling errors, and worked with clients to resolve those issues Led the 15-person newsroom once a week to ensure...
Learning Tree International
Publications Editor
2007 - 2011
Copy edited educational courses for a leading technology and management training company to tight deadlines Tested and provided feedback for prototypes submitted by an external designer as part of...
The McGraw Hill Companies
Associate Production Editor
2006 - 2007
Edited, from manuscript to print, Number Worlds, an eight-level intervention math program, created for and adopted in California’s education system Oversaw the Assessment component of each level,...
Wisconsin Track Club
Editorial Intern
2006 - 2007
U Weekly
Freelance News Writer
2006 - 2007
Street Sense
Editor/Copy Editor
2006 - 2006

Education

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
PhD courses, student exchange
2013 - 2014
SFSU
MA
2011 - 2014
Ohio University
BA
2001 - 2005
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