Heidi D.

  • Joined July 2016

Author and freelance copy editor/proofreader with agency experience.

  • Huntington Beach, CA, United States
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Heidi D.
Huntington Beach, CA, United States

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I began my career in marketing as a traffic coordinator and manager for the Bay Area News Group where I worked in targeted publications, proofing and submitting ad copy. I began writing copy for businesses in 2006 and have served clients ever since!

Work history

Bay Area News Group
Ad Traffic Coordinator
Edited and revised all incoming ad copy for proper grammar, punctuation, etc. Collaborated with designers to ensure proper ad design and layout.Collaborated with editors, traffic, and ad coordinators to ensure that publications are paginated properly.
Make Your Own Cosmetics
Editor and copy writer
Proofed all content for infographics, videos, and e-books. Developed content for blogs, marketing collateral, and e-books.
Contributing writer - education
I develop educational content for Dandelion Moms, a parenting and lifestyle website based in Southern California.
Contributing Author, copy editor
Copy edited existing edition, revised and updated sections, wrote new sections for LA and Orange Counties, provided photography for all neighborhoods.
Red Line Editorial
Develop manuscripts for school and library titles for elementary grades.
World Book, Inc.
Develop manuscripts for upcoming titles.



University of Phoenix
BS Business - Marketing
Goldenwest College
General studies



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Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends


  • Can work 35hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years


Industries I love

Animals & Pets Consumer Products Education Entertainment Food Kids & Parenting Music Science Travel

What I read

I read lots of nonfiction, especially anything related to paleontology, archaeology, world history, and space. And right now I'm reading the Little House on the Prairie series to my kids every night before bed.

Side projects

I love writing children's nonfiction so I have several articles in children's publications like Appleseed's Magazine, a social studies pub for kids ages six to eleven.

Ideal team

I've worked with teams of different sizes all over the world from a single mom in Australia to a corporation in LA. I'm flexible & productive & I expect my team to be able to communicate efficiently so we are all on the same page.