* Worked on a contract basis to proofread and assist in copyediting Prevention magazine for nearly 10 years, until a few months after parent company Rodale Inc.'s purchase by Hearst.
* Copyedited or proofread more than 60 books published by Rodale, including memoirs, self-help and diet books, and works on health, fitness, travel, and environmental concerns.
* Copyedited other projects for clients including Men's Health and Runner's World magazines and the Rodale Institute.
* Copyedited and proofread 10 issues of Men's Health magazine annually, working under tight deadlines to help produce clean, clear, accurate, and entertaining copy.
* Assisted in supervising numerous freelance copy editors and proofreaders.
* Line edited, copyedited, or proofread for such clients as Men's Health and Runner's World magazines, Rodale Inc.'s book division, and the Jewish Publication Society.
* Served as sole copy editor of 12 issues of Runner's World and two issues of High School Runner each year.
* Wrote the blurbs for Runner's World's table of contents and penned one or two brief articles.
* Edited, copyedited, and proofread brochures, invitations, and other art museum ephemera.
* Proofread book galleys and gallery labels.
* Planned editorial content, either wrote or assigned stories, and edited all material for the bimonthly members' magazine.
* Interviewed and worked with curators and other staff from various museum departments to research articles and arrange photography.
* Performed press checks, ensuring proper printing of the members' magazine.
* Planned, budgeted, and hosted seminars up to eight days in length for two groups of staff from the 50 (U.S.) state legislatures.
* Compiled and edited an annual directory of legislative staff and two 50-state survey publications.
* Edited and proofread other department publications.
* Served as liaison between NCSL and two state legislatures.
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