Sample Copy Editor Resume

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Kathryn Payne
603 Bartlett Avenue
Southfield, MI 48235
(123)-566-3990
[email]

Job Objective Searching for a position in which to utilize my skills and training as Copy Editor to their fullest.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Vast experience in writing, editing and managing high-quality written
  • Working knowledge of standard style guides (AP)
  • Outstanding knowledge of research methods and techniques
  • Wide knowledge of publishing functions, process, and formats
  • Familiarity with journalistic research, methods and techniques
  • Ability to understand applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Proficient with MS Office products – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Excellent line editing, copyediting and proofreading skills
  • Work Experience
  • Copy Editor, July 2007 – Present
  • Seminole Tribe of Florida, Southfield, MI
  • Wrote all materials for publication and evaluated it check for spellings and punctuations.
  • Evaluated dates and facts in written materials using standard references.
  • Monitored copies and at times modified it to ensure its compliance to publication standards and policies.
  • Maintained copies for printer and market it appropriately for particular type set required.
  • Streamlined edit copies and supplemented it with appropriate photographs and other illustrations.
  • Developed page layout and prepared illustration according to space availability.
  • Copy Editor, March 2004– June 2007
  • Marsh, Southfield, MI
  • Edited and proof read all communications checked for spellings and syntax.
  • Ensured compliance to Mercer editorial style and client requirement.
  • Monitored copies to rewrite sentences when required to meet necessary standards.
  • Managed all edit copies, marked copies with proof read marks and ensured changes in electronic formats.
  • Coordinated with writers, copy editors and account managers and ensured client satisfaction.
  • Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Otterbein College, Westerville, OH
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