Verne Becker

Verne Becker – Editor

Served in editorial positions for religious magazines for 11 years; also published 8 nonfiction books.

Overview

With degrees in biblical studies and in journalism, I'm especially skilled at working in the areas of progressive religion and spirituality, while also having an eye for tight writing, facts and details. For 11 years, I served on the editorial staff of several religious magazines, including Christianity Today and Campus Life. As a freelancer, I have served as ghostwriter on four autobiographical books and have collaborated on several others. I have written and edited material about masculine spirituality and 12-Step work. Finally, I have served for 20 years as a technology educator and integrator for grades K-12 and have a good feel for educational theory and current tech tools.
Services
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Christian Non-Fiction Self-Help & Self-Improvement
Languages
English (US)

Work experience

Self-employed

Feb, 1988 — Present

HIS magazine

Sep, 1985 — Feb, 1988 (over 2 years)

Overseeing and managing all aspects of this magazine for religious college students. Planning issues, developing manuscripts, writing and editing, supervising two assistant editors.

Campus Life magazine

Apr, 1981 — Aug, 1985 (over 4 years)

Writing articles aimed at religious teens, developing manuscripts, editing/working with writers, proofreading, serving as photo editor.

Christianity Today magazine

Sep, 1979 — Mar, 1981 (over 1 year)

Working with writers, copy editing, proofreading, some writing.

Verne has 2 reviews

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David J.

David J.

Oct, 2023

Verne was thorough, provided helpful suggestions and kept me up-to-date on progress. Highly recommend working with Verne!
Jonathan W.

Jonathan W.

Nov, 2022

Very helpful and professional. He took time to give advice and help with everything from pros to publishing advice. His price was affordable, and he was flexible and understanding with scheduling and payment. I plan on working with him again for future projects.
Verne B.
Thanks, Jonathan!

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