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Carol Marks

100 Broadway Lane

New Parkland, CA, 91010

Cell: (555) 987-1234



Freelance Copy Editor experienced with proofreading and editing software used by online and offline publications. Adept at being flexible and changing with the times, trained in ghostwriting for others and experienced in producing timely work. Able to edit work on science, cooking, news and informative articles.



-Strong grasp of English language





-Time management




Work Experience

August 2012 to December 2015 New Cityland Times Online-New Cityland, CA Freelance Copy Editor

-Proofread and edited work covering a wide range of topics, including sports and news, before those articles went live on the website

-Used search engine optimization to introduce keywords into articles that increased average daily page views by 8%

June 2009 to August 2012 New Cityland Publishing, Inc.-New Cityland, CA Freelance Copy Editor

-Worked on books published by 17 different authors and copy edited each one multiple times before the books went to the printer

-Worked as a telecommuter to help authors edit and proofread their books from home without relying on visits to the office

May 2007 to May 2009 New Cityland Daily News-New Cityland, CA Freelance Copy Editor

-Edited, proofread and fact checked up to 10 articles produced by writers for the paper every day

-Responsible for cutting down articles to fit within the allotted space available in the newspaper



2007 University of California, New Cityland, CA Bachelor of Art, Journalism