Freelance Technical Editor, NORC at the University of Chicago — 2014 to present
• Copyedit, content-edit, and refine NORC client reports and project proposals
• Seamlessly fuse the work of several authors into a cohesive, polished final presentation
• Work efficiently but carefully to produce consistently accurate results under time constraints

Freelance Editor, Thomas Riggs & Company, Missoula, MT — 2013 to January 2017
•  Content-edited and copyedited nonfiction reference projects, including Gale Researcher’s British Literature; Gale Researcher’s American Literature; and Legal Issues Around the Globe

•  Juggled multiple projects simultaneously while ensuring each project followed correct style sheet and was pitched appropriately toward the correct audience

Freelance Writer, S&C International, Chicago — 2011 to present
• Write human-interest articles about employees for company’s international employee magazine

• Follow client’s style guide and established needs to ensure S&C editorial staff has minimal work to turn around stories for use

Freelance Curriculum Writer, AUSL Charter School Network, Chicago — 2008 to 2012
• Developed English assessments pinpointing specific ACT-aligned learning standards at three learning levels to scaffold students to success on the assessments

Editor, Publications International, Lincolnwood, IL — 1999 to 2003
• Edited books on a range of general and educational topics, from the history of flight to science fair project ideas
• Served as team leader on projects, collaborating with art directors and production editors

• Master of Education, Teaching & Learning program, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
• Bachelor of Arts, English and International Studies, Bradley University, Peoria, IL