NOTE: 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.
August 2002 – Present
• Proofread and copyedit content for websites and blogs covering a wide variety of topics, including arts, entertainment, and style, (The Getty Center, Arts Etc LA, RED Interactive, Milkshake Media, Ocean Beauty Center) • Proofread and copyedit screenplays for screenwriters, television writers, playwrights, and filmmakers in the Hollywood entertainment community; also, provide in-depth critiques, evaluations, and notes on story development and structure • Proficient with AP style and a superb grammarian with attention to detail
Writer August 2002 – Present
• Feature screenwriter hired to write scripts for major studios (Paramount Pictures, Gaumont) as well as independently financed companies (Thousand Words, Blue Sky Productions) • Television writer on the internationally distributed prime-time drama Saints & Sinners for Fox’s MyNetworkTV
• Web series writer on ESPN’s “Drumbone” campaign
Assistant to the Executive VP of Production October 1998 – August 2002 Paramount Pictures Hollywood, CA
• Composed story notes on projects in development • Evaluated submitted material and wrote “coverage” (synopsis and critique document) for hundreds of screenplays • Compiled writer, director and talent lists for current development projects • Maintained extensive database of more than 3500 competitive projects • Managed heavy phone volume & daily schedule; created office filing system • Proficient in Mac and PC, and major applications for word processing, spreadsheets; also well versed in internet-related applications