Carol P.

  • Joined January 2017

Freelance copyeditor and proofreader since 1989, specializing in healthcare, environmental science, and autism spectrum disorders.

  • Seattle, WA, United States
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Carol P.
Seattle, WA, United States



Since 1989 I've edited publications on a wide range of topics, specializing in healthcare, environmental science, and autism spectrum disorders. I'm highly skilled at editing translated and second-language manuscripts and proficient in electronic editing.

Work history

Publication Services, Champaign, IL
Editing Manager
Managed staff of 7 in-house and 8 freelance editors. Analyzed manuscripts, created estimates and schedules. Participated in all phases of book production. Developed and implemented training programs in hard-copy and electronic editing.
Discovery International, Deerfield, IL
Assistant Medical Editor
Edited clinical research articles for journals, specializing in neurology and psychiatry. Wrote and edited educational backgrounders for pharmaceutical staff. Edited and produced abstract books and slide lecture kits for CME conferences.
Andersen Consulting Electronic Media Services Department, Chicago, IL
Editor and Proofreader
Edited and proofread software documentation, recruitment manuals, and computer training and reference guides.
TV Guide, Minneapolis, MN
Station Editor
Wrote and proofread listings, ads, and Close-Up features for Iowa edition. Performed production work and QC.


Not seeking work


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