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Seasoned editor

Editing Rates

Rate Per PageUS $5.00
Rate Per WordUS $0.01
Rate Per HourUS $25.00
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 LevelSilver Star Level Editor Scored 78% 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 nameAdekemi
Country United States
City Brooklyn
Education degree BA
Major specialization Journalism
Second specialization Psychology
First language English
Areas of specialization Not selected

Work experience

Present Occupation: Freelance editor
Editing Experience in Years: 20

Silverbird Group, Nigeria
Business Manager: Interactive / New Media
* Managed all Silverbird Communication websites including, TV and Radio
* Led team to build and maintain new websites
* Conceptualized design and project plan with staff for new websites and initiatives
* Created staff schedules to meet project deadlines
* Executive producer on all website projects
* Participated in executive management meetings to set goals for the team
* Created and managed social network strategy for websites and major events
* Met with potential marketing and content partners to strengthen brand
* Created web editorial schedule to match TV and Radio content
* Created web exclusive content
* Managed communications with different user groups through e-mail marketing

2006 - 2009
Internet Business Manager /Consultant
* Created business strategy for Silverbird’s major properties
* Project managed Web production and development
* Created Web production schedule with MS Project
* Developed site maps and template designs with MS Visio
* Worked with staff to develop and meet website objectives them
* Developed and produced content for the Internet, including video, audio, text and graphics
* Developed long-term and immediate Internet marketing strategies

New York, NY
2009 - 2010
National Editor, Producer
* Edited online news content for CBS owned and operated television stations
*Developed special content sections including video and photo content packages
* Wrote and edited articles and headlines as necessary
* Created video clips and photo features
* Managed upcoming live news feeds, news features, specialized content and breaking news.
* Wrote breaking news content
* Prepared content for search engine optimization, with relevant keywords and strong headlines
* Created daily planners to inform station managers and producers about upcoming events and content
* Met with CBS Network marketing managers and editors about upcoming video and web features for distribution across the television stations' websites.
* Problem solving with outside vendors

American Express Publishing
New York, NY
www.travelandleisure.com, www.foodandwine.com, www.departures.com, www.tlgolf.com, www.tlfamily.com
2007 - 2009
Senior Producer, Online Media
* Formatted and edited Travel + Leisure, Departures, Food & Wine as well as Travel + Leisure Golf magazines in XHTML and CSS
* Created production schedules for pushing content live to the Internet
* Edited and produced exclusive online luxury lifestyle content
* Managed online production resources and freelancers
* Helped to develop a style guide for Travel + Leisure’s online listing tool
* Produced and promoted Food & Wine as well as Travel + Leisure video pages
* Wrote video summaries and headlines
* Published video to the Internet
* Created and edited the Table of Contents for www.travelandlesiure.com
* Created and edited photo slide shows
* Engaged best practice for multimedia content, including using SEO and syndication
* Set schedules, policies and procedures for multimedia production
* Developed and implemented a community / social networking video strategy
* Assisted with general content management system work flow and procedures

MSN Video
New York, NY
March 07 - May 07 (Contract)
Video Producer
* Programmed videos to the MSN homepage as well as the MSN Video homepage
* Selected videos for MSN Instant Messenger
* Wrote and edited headlines and captions for showcased videos
* Selected photos for showcased videos
* Reviewed videos from partners
* Liaised with video content partners
* Promoted MSN videos to other MSN content areas
* Created editorial schedules

NEWSDAY (Tribune Co.)
Newsday Interactive
Melville, NY
2005 - 2006
Internet News Manager / Homepage Editor
* Updated and edited the Newsday.com homepage
* Updated and edited other front pages of the website
* Created multimedia features
* Wrote and edited breaking news / original content
* Met with other editors to develop online content
* Photo editing
* Created editorial budgets for online stories

IT / Internet Manager
* Redesigned and maintained Web site
* Edited and produced Web site content
* Developed staff production schedules
* Trained company on IT and Internet best practice and protocol
* Developed e-business and e-marketing plans
* Handled all in-house IT support, needs and services
* Managed LAN/ WAN installation, configuration and support
* Managed the network systems, as well as Internet and mail servers

2002 to 2003
Internet Business Consultant
* Developed Web Jurist Media, an online print media-rating product
* Internet Product Manager for key clients
* Coordinated recruiting efforts for major telecoms such as MTN and Vodacom
* Edited and wrote industry and trade newsletters
* Evaluated Web sites and helped develop more effective and valuable Web strategies
* Developed business plans for Internet related businesses
* Trained clients on Web site development and new media strategies
* Wrote proposals
* Researched Internet business opportunities in Nigeria

Interactive & Broadband
2001 to 2003 (Contract)
Associate Producer
* Created online exclusive content for PBS television shows
* Wrote articles, sidebars and photo essays for various website features
* Interviewed industry experts
* Photo research
* Created video and audio clips for the Internet
* Developed marketing schemes and proposals to promote specific sites

Times Company Digital
1999 to 2001
* Produced Arts and Leisure, National, Week in Review and Sunday Styles sections
* Wrote headlines
* Selected and summarized top stories for section front pages
* Arranged format and layout of each article as well as section front pages
* Coordinated strategy and sponsorship for special Web presentations with marketing team
* Created online graphics and photo presentations

DOW JONES NEWSWIRES, Dow Jones & Co Publishing
1996 to 1999
Reporting Assistant (April 99)
* Wrote and edited corporate news stories
* Researched analyst predictions and stock movement
* Prepared equity statistics for publication
News Researcher/ Assistant (Nov 96)
* Researched and compared news headlines and stories against Dow Jones major competitors
* Wrote several comparative market research reports

* New York University: College of Arts and Science , BA, Majors: Journalism, Psychology
* New Jersey Institute of Technology:
Webmaster Certificate

National Association of Black Journalists.

Computer experience

Microsoft Word

Open Office

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