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Penna's Profile

I am an internal and external communications professional who has gained extensive experience in writing, editing, proofreading and social media.

Editing Rates

Rate Per PageUS $3.33
Rate Per WordUS $0.01
Rate Per HourUS $18.33
these rates are not set in stone and are only an average for this editor. The actual rate applicable to your document will depend on the depth of the edit, the quality of the writing, the topic matter, the proximity of the deadline, the length of the document and several other factors.


Editor's LevelGold Star Level Editor Scored 88% on editing test.
Diamond Star Level Editor Test score 100% .
Gold Star Level Editor Test score 85% or higher.
Silver Star Level Editor Test score 70% to 84%.
Bronze Star Level Editor Test score less than 70%.
First namePenna
Country United States
City Wakefield
Education degree BA
Major specialization English
Second specialization with the writing option
First language English
Areas of specialization Not selected

Work experience

Total Editing Experience in Years: 30

Present Occupation: Deputy registrar. I write, edit and proofread materials about county and town elections to distribute to local and state audiences.

Past Experience: Writer, editor and proofreader, 1996-2017.
• Performed writing, editing and proofing duties at the world’s largest living history museum for more than 20 years.
• Performed thorough reads of materials for spelling, grammar and punctuation errors using standard proofreading marks. Provided edits as necessary.
• Monitored consistency of all materials within style and established guidelines.
• Drafted, edited and proofed materials for newspapers, newsletters, specialty publications, the Intranet, websites, Facebook and global email.
• Worked with staff on all levels to communicate project status and ensure completion of status.
• Assisted project managers and editorial teams with special projects as assigned.
• Prioritized and managed workload in order to meet deadlines.
• Worked with speed, accuracy and minimal supervision.

• Collaborated with teams across the Foundation to create seasonal newsletters and other printed material.
• Monitored approval process for articles and newsletters prior to distribution.
• Worked closely with printers to make sure all publications were printed to exact specifications for layout, print clarity, color, quality and quantity.

Intranet/Social Media
• Served as the Intranet webmaster.
• Initiated new web pages for departments across the Foundation and updated existing pages.
• Collaborated with departments across the Foundation to publicize information from print to digital.
• Offered consistently excellent customer service to employees with Intranet projects.
• Mentored employees who were working on the Intranet on how to get the most out of digital communication.

Project Management
• Initiated contact with employees throughout the Foundation to begin projects to meet departmental goals and Foundation initiatives for print and digital materials.
• Initiated contact with vendors to complete projects from inception to delivery.

Computer experience

Microsoft Office, Gmail, Adobe Acrobat, Excel, PowerPoint

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