Deborah Lynch

Deborah Lynch - Editor

Hershey, PA, United States

Writer. Editor. Blogger. Teacher. Tutor. Photographer. Poet. Reader. Adventurer. Traveler. Concert-goer. Friend. Parent. Sleeper.

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Overview

I'm a freelance editor, writer, tutor, and educator who travels often, particularly to New York City and Vermont to visit my children. I blog about the news, my life, and my adventures. I've got 15 years of experience in newspapers and 15 years in education. My expertise lies in sports, news, ESL, education, and travel.

Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Adventure
Literature
Poetry
Short Story
Women's Fiction
Non-Fiction
Education & Reference
ELT
Politics & Current Affairs
Sports & outdoor recreation
Travel

Certifications

  • M.S. Ed in TESOL

Awards

  • Pennsylvania Newspaper Publishers Awards

Work experience

Freelancer/volunteer

none
July, 2016 – Present (about 2 years)

I write, edit, and tutor, including regular blog posts. I volunteer as a Graduate Support Director for a private middle school for disadvantaged inner-city boys.

Composition/ESL instructor

Penn State University Harrisburg
August, 2013 – June, 2016 (almost 3 years)

Tutored and taught freshman composition classes as well as English as a Second Language classes.

English instructor/Tutor

Harrisburg Area Community College
August, 2002 – June, 2013 (almost 11 years)

Writing tutor, composition/literature instructor, academic adviser

Sports copy desk editor

The Plain Dealer
June, 1996 – July, 1997 (about 1 year)

Copy editor

The Burlington Free Press
January, 1992 – March, 1996 (about 4 years)

Copy editor/graphics editor

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
July, 1988 – June, 1991 (almost 3 years)

Copy Desk Chief

The Valley News Dispatch
July, 1987 – July, 1988 (about 1 year)

Copy editor

The Daily Progress (Charlottesville)
June, 1986 – August, 1987 (about 1 year)

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