Georgia King

Georgia King - Editor Tick

Worthing, UK

I am a creative and passionate editor with over 8 years at John Wiley and Sons, providing proofreading and managing editor services.

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I am an experienced, creative and passionate publishing professional with over 8 years in-house experience at John Wiley and Sons.
I have a broad range of proven skills in both print and digital publishing including managing book projects from start to finish; proofreading, collating corrections and marking up PDFs; market research, designing surveys, writing up reports and recommending solutions; managing book and proposal reviews and gathering endorsements; sourcing images and clearing photo/copyright permissions; writing business plans and competitor analysis; writing cover blurbs, website and marketing copy.
Languages
English (UK)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Business & Management
Education & Reference
Psychology

Certifications

  • Publishing Training Center, Basic Proofreading

Work experience

Owner

Self-employed
August, 2017 – Present (almost 2 years)

Editorial service provider owned by myself offering help for editorial teams and proofreading services in both print and digital publishing.

* Managing book projects from start to finish.
* Copy editing, proofreading, collating corrections and marking up PDFs
* Market Research, designing surveys, writing up reports and recommending solutions
* Managing book and proposal reviews and gathering endorsements.
* Sourcing images and clearing photo/copyright permissions
* Writing Business Plans and competitor analysis.
* Writing cover blurbs, website and marketing copy
* Editing supplementary materials such as quizzes and powerpoint slides.

Associate Editor

John Wiley and Sons
December, 2010 – December, 2017 (about 7 years)

Global Education. Working closely with the Publisher on print and digital content for new titles, global adaptations and revisions of university-level textbooks in Business, Accounting, Management, Marketing and Finance. I previously worked on the Psychology textbook list and, prior to that, Engineering and Computing textbooks as an Assistant Editor.

Assistant Editor (work experience)

Summersdale Publishing
August, 2007 – December, 2007 (4 months)

Assisting in all activities in the Editorial and Publicity departments including copy editing, foreign rights, submissions, administration and liaising with authors/agents.

Portfolio (6 selected works)

Interaction Design: Beyond Human-Computer Interaction, 4th Edition

Jenny Preece, Helen Sharp, Yvonne Rogers

A new edition of the #1 text in the Human Computer Interaction field! Hugely popular with students and professionals alike, Interaction Design is an ideal resource for learning the interdisciplinary skills needed for interaction design, human-computer interaction, information design, web design and ubiquitous computing. This text offers a cross-disciplinary, practical and process-oriented intr... read more

A new edition of the #1 text in the Human Computer Interaction field! Hugely popular with students and professionals alike, Interaction Design is an ideal resource for learning the interdisciplinary skills needed for interaction design, human-computer interaction, information design, web design and ubiquitous computing. This text offers a cross-disciplinary, practical and process-oriented intr... read more

Managing Innovation: Integrating Technological, Market and Organizational Change

Joe Tidd, John Bessant

Managing Innovation Managing Innovation is an established, bestselling text for MBA, MSc and advanced undergraduate courses on innovation management, management of technology, new product development and entrepreneurship. It is also widely used by managers in both the services and manufacturing sectors. Full description

Managing Innovation Managing Innovation is an established, bestselling text for MBA, MSc and advanced undergraduate courses on innovation management, management of technology, new product development and entrepreneurship. It is also widely used by managers in both the services and manufacturing sectors. Full description

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

John Bessant, Joe Tidd

Strategic Innovation Management

Joe Tidd, John Bessant

Reading Development and Diffic (BPS Textbooks in Psychology)

Cain

Paperback. Pub Date: 2010 Pages: 272 Publisher: John Wiley Reading Development and difficulties is not a comprehensive and Balanced Introduction to the development of the two core aspects of reading: good word reading skills and the ability to extract the overall meaning of a text.Unique in its balanced coverage of both word reading and reading comprehension development. this book is an essent... read more

Paperback. Pub Date: 2010 Pages: 272 Publisher: John Wiley Reading Development and difficulties is not a comprehensive and Balanced Introduction to the development of the two core aspects of reading: good word reading skills and the ability to extract the overall meaning of a text.Unique in its balanced coverage of both word reading and reading comprehension development. this book is an essent... read more

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Gerald Frungillo
Georgia was a pleasure to work with. She met my timing and budget. Georgia greatly improved my book through her edits. Jerry Frungillo

Gerald Frungillo, February 2019

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