I am an experienced editor/copyeditor available for clients who require top-quality work under even the tightest of deadlines. I have worked for clients and com
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Present Occupation: Journalist
Editing Experience in Years: 11
Freelance Writer/Editor - Impact Media Group (London/NY) 2004-Present
Write and edit pieces dealing with the political, economic, and cultural aspects of foreign countries ranging from Germany to Tanzania, as well as issues including the rise of the Israeli high-tech sector and growth of “green energy” technology. Tailor specific business synopses and advertorials for publications such as Forbes and the Times of London. Come up with article ideas and layouts for proposed magazines covering certain companies and businessmen.
Editor/Production Manager - IAG Research (NY) 2004-2007
Wrote and edited reports and data for television market research firm. Used by major companies like GM and Lexus to decide on which TV shows they should advertise. As production manager, coordinated with different departments, managed large groups of writers and editors, put together daily schedules, and helped train new employees.
Started news division for foreign intelligence Web site Stratfor from scratch, including forming relationships with overseas news providers, hiring new writers, and identifying potential ideas for longer features.
Later promoted to senior editor, where I was responsible for editing and fact-checking detailed analyses of important events such as 9/11, Israeli-Palestinian tensions, coup attempts in Venezuela and Yugoslavia, and the build-up to the Iraq war. Worked with analysts to improve their writing, including making complex issues understandable to a wide audience and laying out articles in a clear and uniform style.
Wrote articles and conducted interviews for the DC bureau of the worldwide business and political news service started by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Covered stories including the Elian Gonzalez controversy, the presidential campaigns of Ralph Nader and Pat Buchanan, and the war on drugs.
Edited and worked with writers on articles dealing with a number of issues affecting the city of Austin. Also copyedited each section for factual and grammatical mistakes. Was often last pair of eyes on paper before publication.
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