New York, NY
2009 - Present (12 years)
Blogging Clients: WebPageFX (mostly fashion blogs), NY Women In Communications, Inc. ("http://careerhelix.wordpress.com" http://careerhelix.wordpress.com), plus "http://nancywritescopy.org" http://nancywritescopy.org, "http://tomatogreening.com" http://tomatogreening.com "http://shopgreenmall.wordpress.com" http://shopgreenmall.wordpress.com and "http://thresholdjournal.wordpress.com" http://thresholdjournal.wordpress.com.
COPY EDITOR / WEB CONTENT WRITER / PROOFREADER (10 years)
* Expert with The Chicago Manual of Style * Wrote copy for collateral (sales sheets, catalogs, trade fair displays), wrote and managed content for websites (see above), direct mail (Pitney Bowes), magazine ads for clients. * Proofreading (Editorial): Pharmaceutical, Financial, Corporate, in English, French, Spanish. * Clients include: The Affluent Page magazine (permanently on-call with them), Green Power Solutions, TrumpUniversity.com, Everyman Communications, Vanguard Direct, Bernard Schmidt Productions, DYMO Corporation, Town & Country Living, IWWG, Stromberg Consultants & Waterfall (proofreading pharmaceutical documents in multiple languages), Transformatives, IWWG, and be-mondo.com, among many others.
COPYEDITING / PROOFREADING CONSULTANT
The Affluent Page magazine (1 year)
* Edited and proofed articles before the publication was put to bed monthly. * Worked closely with publisher, art director and writers to maintain the style of the material. Full-time Employment:
Jul 2012 - Aug 2012 (1 month)
Ronan D. Cox, Vice President-Investments / Financial Advisor (July 2012) Performed extensive marketing research for a client of Mr. Cox, including names, contact information and salaries of CEOs in various industries, as well as the hotels and restaurants where they would spend their money, to help the client target their unique clientele for their start-up company. BLOGGER
Baker & McKenzie
May 2012 - Jul 2012 (2 months)
(International Law Firm) * Proofread many long documents for Pall Medical and its affiliates, ensuring that they precisely matched the originals in every detail (some Spanish was involved). * Checked the proofreading changes that were made as they came back from the Secretarial Department to ensure that they were correctly done. * Oversaw the work of the other proofreaders and made sure they knew what was expected of them.
Ropes & Gray
May 2011 - Jul 2011 (2 months)
(International Law Firm) * Proofread a large document (overnight) against the original. * Ensured the "Britishisms" of the UK original were preserved and correct. Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP (International Law Firm) (July 2011) * Proofread several large documents against a master document. * Verified that Latin phrases were correctly used/spelled.
Cohen & Greenbaum, Inc. (Advertising Agency) (2 years)
2005 - 2007 (2 years)
* Wrote copy for print, radio and TV ads for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Scandinavian Design, Golden Bear Family Restaurants, Unity Savings Bank, and Karroll's Menswear.
Leibson, Lightle & Associates, Inc.
2003 - 2005 (2 years)
Leibson, Lightle & Associates, Inc., (Advertising & PR Firm) (2 years) * Wrote copy for PR kits, radio, newspaper, and magazine ads, representing large real estate corporations and malls (Arthur Rubloff, Lake Point Towers, The Ambros Group, and others) and their affiliated properties plus various malls and high-end residential buildings.
1999 - 2003 (4 years)
(4 years) (Advertising Agency) * Wrote print and TV ads for AT&T Caterpillar Scholl's Footwear Alberto-Culver Container Corporation of America plus animated TV commercials. Also wrote/created print ads, direct mail and collateral for Blue Cross/Blue Shield Wishbone Salad Dressings GATX and The Ravinia Music Festival.