Resume

Memberships

  • Qualifying Member of the Editors’ Association of Canada
  • Member of the Calgary Association of Freelance Editors
  • Past Membership Coordinator and Treasurer for the Calgary Association of Freelance Editors

Editing/Writing Work Experience

2012 – present  
Wordsmith Associates Communications Consultants Inc.
Proofreader, provide written feedback
Responsibilities: Proofread manuals for Wordsmith courses. Provide written feedback for attendees of Wordsmith courses.

March 2014 – present  
Alberta Council of Disability Services
Copy Editor 
Responsibilities: Copyedit and proofread the ACDS Final Reports.

2013 – 2015  
FGL Sports Ltd. / Sport Chek
Copy Editor 
Responsibilities: Copyedit The Complete Experience Database for use in the new West Edmonton Mall Sport Chek. Copyedit articles and web content for the company newsletter. Copyedit/proofread content for sportchek.ca. Oversee a team of copywriters and provide them with feedback and direction.

2014   
Jencor Mortgage / Aera Creative Inc.
Copy Editor
Responsibilities: Copyedit documents and web content for Jencor Mortgage and Aera Creative Inc.

2012 – 2014  
The Spectator Tribune
Alberta Editor/Writer
Responsibilities: Acquire writers from Alberta, manage Alberta-related content for the website, edit/build stories and publish to the website. Contribute articles along with editing duties.

2012 – 2013  
The Bowest’ner (Bowness Community Newsletter)
Writer/Social Media Consultant
Responsibilities: Conduct interviews, pitch story ideas, write articles and consult with the newsletter board. Run the Bowness Twitter account.

2010 – 2012  
Frontenac House
Copy Editor
Responsibilities: Worked as a copy editor under the direction of the head publisher and editor. Participated in the editing process of two books and a collection of poetry.

Education

2009 – 2010      University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta
Completed a fourth year upgrade of English Degree

2008 – 2009      University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba
History Minor

2004 – 2007      Canadian Mennonite University
Winnipeg, Manitoba
3-year Bachelor of Arts Degree. Major: English Literature

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