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Copyeditors review written materials and make sure they are ready to publish. Aspects these professionals look at are errors, readability, and compliance with publication style. Copyeditors can be employed or self-employed and work for both print and online publications. Based on our collection of resume samples for Copyeditor, the most sought-after skills in the field are excellent grammar skills, an eye for details, deadline orientation, creativity, a feel for language, and a meticulous approach to work. Successful resumes in the field make display of a Bachelor’s Degree in English or journalism.

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1

Copyeditor

Edited and corrected a periodical magazine for punctuation, grammar, and definitive content.

  • Researched information on Seafaring, reviewed photos, and drawings, for the publication of articles.
  • Learned and utilized various software including Microsoft Office, Acrobat, Internet Explorer, and PowerPoint.
  • Gained extensive experience in starting businesses and learning federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Achieved company and personal goals with various employment positions.
  • Exemplify a highly-motivated, hard-working, and dependable work.
  • Superior customer service skills with a desire to help every client in need of my services.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AA
Humanities
BA
English
MA
Human Resources
2

Executive Producer/lead Writer/copyeditor

  • Produced 6 daily 1-hour long newscasts, while overseeing production of 16 daily newscasts overall.
  • Managed 20 writers and producers to handle operations for 24-hour news network.
  • Wrote over 20 news stories per day and copyedited all writers' work before making it to live broadcast.
  • Troubleshot bugs in latest version of ENPS (ENPS 7) with Associated Press rep to improve application efficiency.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology, Minor
3

Publishing Intern and Copyeditor

  • Copyedited manuscripts and designed layouts for novels to meet both [company name] and eBook standards.
  • Learned the technical aspects of publishing and used both eBook and Print on Demand applications.
  • Collaborated via telecommunication with an editorial team to ensure all novels were timely and accurate. Copyedited "The Reaper, " by Michael Aye.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
English Language And Literature
MS
Technical Communication
MA
Communication And Media Studies
4

Copyeditor and Journalist

  • Socially networked & explored trade shows to ensure Windows Magazine, a monthly consumer publication, was on the cutting edge of new information regarding Windows-based computing, business trends, Windows NT & networking
  • Reviewed new hardware & software products for a power user magazine, competing with PC Magazine & ComputerWorld
  • Wrote articles concerning Windows-based software products & companies, designed to increase business efficiency
  • Edited features, news & columns for weekly business & trade publication (Computer Reseller News)
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Research
BA
Communications
MA
Media Studies / Development Communications
5

Copyeditor

  • Edited one-third of the magazine's content.
  • Screened authors' submissions for the most creative, expressive, and current pieces that also met Zeitgeist's mission statement.
  • Prior to publishing, organized the magazine's order of submissions to create a flow of literary works.
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
6

Copyeditor

Copyedit professional journal articles for the American Institute of Physics (AIP), specifically articles submitted to journals by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), checking for grammar, clarity, punctuation, references, and assuring all articles meet journal style guidelines and style requirements.

  • Review, edit, and format all author equations using the MathType 6.8 program.
  • Communicate with the composition and production team regarding any problems within articles via e-mail.
  • Systematically compare edited draft with the author's original manuscript to maintain accuracy with the author's original work.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
English
MA
English Language And Literature
Art
7

Copyeditor/assistant Editor

  • Proofread documents for typos and missing information to ensure corporate compliance policies were being met.
  • Drafted, and revised insurance mailers to be sent to hundreds of insurance companies around the U.S.
  • Handled layout and basic design of mailers and internal corporate documents.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
History
8

Freelance Proofreader and Copyeditor

  • Reviewed manuscripts on an as-needed basis, assisting editors with revisions and amendments while gaining valuable experience working in a professional editorial setting
  • Liaised with the associate director of copyediting to efficiently complete assignments under tight time constraints
  • Tracked editorial changes for second and third-pass manuscript proofs according to company guidelines
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
English
MS
Literacy
9

Project Administrator / Proofreader / Copyeditor

  • Proofreading and copyediting engineer's field reports (samples provided upon request).
  • Assume responsibility for working with project team members and maintain complete and accurate records for multiple jobs.
  • Provide administrative support to project management, project engineers and inspectors.
  • Assume responsibility for establishing and maintaining effective communication and coordination with company personnel and clients.
  • Create and maintain job status logs for distribution to clients.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
10

Freelance Copyeditor

  • Proofread and edited 2-8 per week final versions of papers and prints in technology and travel/tourism industries.
  • Communicated with writers and senior editors on clarifications, suggestions and revisions.
  • Provided quality control through all stages of the production process.
  • Edited for appropriate tone, culture, and audience.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Anthropology

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