Ruksana Hussain

Ruksana Hussain - Editor

Los Angeles, CA, USA

I'm an award-winning journalist with 19 years' experience working with local, national and international print and digital media.

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Overview

I'm an editor and writer, proofreader and copy editor experienced in working with authors, publishers and other editors and writers like myself.
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Action & Adventure
Anthologies
Cultural & Ethnic
Holiday
Picture Books
Short Story
Non-Fiction
Architecture
Art
Biographies & Memoirs
Business & Management
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Design
Economics
Health & wellbeing
Home & Garden
Inspirational
Photography
Self-help & Self-improvement
Travel

Certifications

  • Ted Scripps Leadership Institute 2015 Graduate
  • Emory University Continuing Education - 2012 Writing Freelance, Proofreading and Copy Editing

Awards

  • 2015 Dori Maynard Diversity Leadership Program fellow - Society of Professional Journalists
  • 2015 Storytelling in Modern Media program selected candidate - Thread at Yale
  • 2012 Atlanta Press Club Award of Excellence finalist for print journalism work

Work experience

Editor and Writer, Communications Consultant, Journalist

Ruksana Writes
September, 2011 – Present (about 9 years)

Editor with print and web publications, specializing in AP Style copy editing. Experienced proofreader and freelance writer, specializing in long form content and shorter blog post stories. Features generalist with experience covering multiple beats and writing for diverse audiences. Conference note taker, social media aficianado and avid story teller.

Portfolio (3 selected works)

Gluten-Free Made Easy As 1,2,3: Essentials For Living A Gluten-Free Life

Angela McKeller

Disclaimer: This is the BEST gluten-free survival guide and no one will want to be without it. Though it does contain amazing recipes, it is also a guide on how to live a gluten-free life of indulgence and freedom and includes recipes that will bring back delicious comfort foods you miss. Sound impossible? It's not! Celiac disease and gluten-sensitivity bring a lot of emotions to the surface f... read more

Disclaimer: This is the BEST gluten-free survival guide and no one will want to be without it. Though it does contain amazing recipes, it is also a guide on how to live a gluten-free life of indulgence and freedom and includes recipes that will bring back delicious comfort foods you miss. Sound impossible? It's not! Celiac disease and gluten-sensitivity bring a lot of emotions to the surface f... read more

The Amazing World of Technical Writing!: A Guided Tour of Your New Career

Pamela J. Cole

Are you fresh out of college and can't find a job? Have you recently been laid off? Are you looking for a lucrative, laid-back career change? Then this book is for YOU! Enter the amazing world of technical writing! Your tour guide is a technical writing veteran with 25 years of experience! This book will tell you everything you need to know about how to get started in this fascinating 21st cen... read more

Are you fresh out of college and can't find a job? Have you recently been laid off? Are you looking for a lucrative, laid-back career change? Then this book is for YOU! Enter the amazing world of technical writing! Your tour guide is a technical writing veteran with 25 years of experience! This book will tell you everything you need to know about how to get started in this fascinating 21st cen... read more

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