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Benjamin Sampson | Elance
 
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Benjamin Sampson

writing, editing, and proofreading
   United States
  |   Seattle, WA
  |  2:05 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $44

I'm a writer and editor with 17 years of experience working in a variety of fields, including environmental, planning, and engineering analysis; medical research; and magazine and book publishing. I have worked in corporate and non-for-profit settings, as well as in freelance roles. As an editor for AKRF and NeoGenomics Laboratories, I have often dealt with technical language, ensuring the text is accessible to a general audience, while providing a consistency of style and use of terms for documents with multiple authors. I have utilized...

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Portfolio

Includes: magazine pieces, newsletter articles, and play/film script excerpts

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As an editor and a proofreader, I am comfortable working with text intended for a general readership as well as with more technical or specialized writing. For the past eight years, I have worked for an environmental consulting firm, where I edit environmental impact statements, assessments, and scoping documents, as well as write content for the company website and marketing materials. My experience also includes five years for American Theatre magazine, a monthly trade publication, and more recently as an editor for NeoGenomics Laboratories, preparing academic papers for publication in medical journals.


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Employment

Sightline
Resident Playwright
2010 - Present
As a resident playwright for Sightline, I have written MY MACHINE IS POWERED BY CLOCKS and co-written THE EDGE OF THE MAP; HOLD MUSIC; ONE ARM AND A LEG; THAT TIME, AND THE TIME BEFORE THAT, ANDů;...
AKRF
Editor
2006 - Present
For AKRF, my responsibilities include: editing and proofreading environmental impact statements, assessments, and other documents for submission to regulatory agencies, government offices, and...
Various Theater Companies
Playwright
1999 - Present
My plays include: ALCESTE, MY MACHINE IS POWERED BY CLOCKS, OCTOBER FOLKS, THE HIGHER UP, SLOUCH, PUPPET KAFKA, SILENT STEPS: A PLAY WITH MACGUFFINS, ABSENCE OF A HOUSE, ROOSEVELT ISLAND, and...
Continuum International
Trade Marketing Manager
2005 - 2006
For Continuum International, my responsibilities included: Planning marketing and publicity for more than 50 new titles annually, as well as backlist; creating reviewer and media lists for galleys...
TCG Books
Publications Associate
1998 - 2005
For TCG Books, my responsibilities included: promoting 200 new titles annually; updating and enhancing online bookstore, creating new content and uploading cover art; creating copy and overseeing...
American Theatre magazine
Schedules Editor
1998 - 2004
For American Theatre, my responsibilities included: managing monthly On Stage calendar section of magazine; gathering and editing information from more than 430 theaters; compiling annual...
Hofstra University
Adjunct Instructor of Creative Writing
1999 - 2001

Education

Brooklyn College
Master of Fine Arts in Playwriting
2001 - 2004
Hofstra University
Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing/Literature
1994 - 1998
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