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Work History

2012-present

Copy editor/proofreader   Self-employed

1996-2011

Copy editor/proofreader   The Hartford Courant

  • Read all advertisements to find and correct errors in grammar, punctuation, and spelling

  • Proofread final ads against copy and layout submitted by clients

  • Copyedited promotional material for the Marketing Department

1991-1996

Adv. layout/proofreader   Connecticut Jewish Ledger

  • Composed layouts for newspaper to include advertisements and news copy

  • Proofread final ads against copy and layout submitted by clients

1986-1991

Graphic artist/proofreader   Frey Advertising

  • Designed, typeset, and copyedited advertisements and copy for a real estate magazine

  • Proofread final ads against copy and layout submitted by clients

1981-1986

Graphic illustrator   Fusion Advertising and Marketing

 

Education

Mediabistro

Copyediting Certificate, 2012

  • Intro to Copyediting

  • Intermediate Copyediting

  • Advanced Copyediting

  • Grammar, Punctuation, and Meaning

  • Advanced Grammar

 

Freelancers.co.uk, 2010

Copyediting and Proofreading Course

 

Paier College of Art, 1972-1976

Illustration, Advertising, and Fine Arts

Member

Connecticut Authors and Publishers Assoc.