Alexandra Uth

Alexandra Uth - Editor

Chicago, IL

Expert proofreader with an eye for the little details that help make reading an enjoyable experience.

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Overview

A top-notch proofreader bringing a unique perspective to the job. With a background in both editorial and production, I not only look at the words on the page, but also the overall appearance of the page. My experience with the production process enables me to communicate fluently with designers, speeding up the publishing process. By paying attention to the details, I help my clients produce work that is error-free and free of visual distractions.

Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Adventure
Children's Picture Books
Classics
Crime & Mystery
Fantasy
Historical Fiction
Holiday
Horror
Literature
Plays & Screenplays
Romance
Science Fiction
Thriller
Women's Fiction
Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Antiques & Collectibles
Architecture
Art
Biographies & Memoirs
Business & Management
Career Guides
Comics (non fiction)
Design
Economics
Education & Reference
Engineering
Entertainment
Photography
Publishing
Travel

Work experience

Freelance Proofreader

Uth Editorial Services
October, 2012 – Present (almost 6 years)

Proofreader, production editor, and fact checker with over 20 years experience. Have worked mainly in educational publishing but have also worked on engineering publications, first aid training materials, catalogs, and nonfiction books on religion. I've worked with self-publishing authors, fact checking a book on the moral need for universal healthcare coverage and proofreading a book on the need to put public service back into politics.

Senior Editorial Services Coordinator

CHECKProz
August, 2011 – October, 2012 (about 1 year)

Responsible for proofreading, copyediting, and fact checking materials primarily for K–12 market, including fact checking an art history course. Supervised and trained team of freelance proofreaders and fact checkers.

Project Coordinator

Stet Publishing Solutions
May, 2007 – August, 2010 (over 3 years)

Proofreader and production editor on products for K–12 market, catalogs, pharmaceutical packaging, nonfiction books for Christian publisher, training materials for National Safety Council, and publications for American Institute of Steel Construction.

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Stolen Money, Stolen Health

Rev. Lydell Lettsome MD.

Americans have been led to believe that uncontrolled costs and waste are destroying their healthcare system. This is not true. Costs and waste are merely smokescreens. Greed and profit margins drive the American healthcare system. Together they have been used to block Americans from having a more accessible, equitable, and higher performing system of health care delivery. Indeed, many other co... read more

Americans have been led to believe that uncontrolled costs and waste are destroying their healthcare system. This is not true. Costs and waste are merely smokescreens. Greed and profit margins drive the American healthcare system. Together they have been used to block Americans from having a more accessible, equitable, and higher performing system of health care delivery. Indeed, many other co... read more

Preaching to Pluralists: How to Proclaim Christ in a Postmodern Age

Chris Altrock

Effective evangelistic sermons require preachers to know their audience and to tailor their preaching accordingly. Chris Altrock uses findings of the Barna Research Group and his own experiences as a preacher to support his descriptions of several characteristics common to the unchurched or the lost crowd today. Recognizing that the audience today is vastly different from previous generations,... read more

Effective evangelistic sermons require preachers to know their audience and to tailor their preaching accordingly. Chris Altrock uses findings of the Barna Research Group and his own experiences as a preacher to support his descriptions of several characteristics common to the unchurched or the lost crowd today. Recognizing that the audience today is vastly different from previous generations,... read more

enVisionMath, Grade 3

Randall I. Charles, Janet H. Caldwell, Mary Cavanagh, Dinah Chancellor, Juanita V.Copley

Engage Every Learner with enVisionMATH Developing your child's math skills requires a comprehensive curriculum for homeschooling, and enVisionMATH is just that system. Each Grade of enVisionMATH is designed to be interactive and engaging, having children complete activities and learn through visual aids. Grade 3 continues right where Grade 2 left off, ensuring your child experiences a smooth t... read more

Engage Every Learner with enVisionMATH Developing your child's math skills requires a comprehensive curriculum for homeschooling, and enVisionMATH is just that system. Each Grade of enVisionMATH is designed to be interactive and engaging, having children complete activities and learn through visual aids. Grade 3 continues right where Grade 2 left off, ensuring your child experiences a smooth t... read more

Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings May 21, 2002

ANSI/AISC

Own copy used for office work. No longer useful since I got the e-version.

Own copy used for office work. No longer useful since I got the e-version.

How Does It Make You Feel?: Why Emotion Wins The Battle of Brands

Daryl Travis

How Does It Make You Feel? Why Emotion Wins The Battle of Brands is about the wisdom of feelings—the ability to create emotional connections with customers. It’s the story of how brands use emotional connections to create customer loyalty. It explores both the mystique and experience of brands. It shows how brands with a higher purpose—those that find meaning in how they help to improve lives—... read more

How Does It Make You Feel? Why Emotion Wins The Battle of Brands is about the wisdom of feelings—the ability to create emotional connections with customers. It’s the story of how brands use emotional connections to create customer loyalty. It explores both the mystique and experience of brands. It shows how brands with a higher purpose—those that find meaning in how they help to improve lives—... read more

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