Why should you hire me?
People have been paying me to write and edit for nearly 30 years, and I’ve worked in print and online.
Attention to detail
I have the ability to use punctuation where needed and spell words correctly. My proofreading skills catch typos.
Ability to see the big picture
Many people are good at seeing the objective or goal they’re trying to reach, but they don’t notice details. Others see the details but miss the big picture. I can focus on details while keeping an eye on the big picture—the message your company is trying to get across.
Specialty areas: business and healthcare content marketing
At one of the daily newspapers where I worked, I interviewed local business owners, the chamber of commerce president and city officials for articles. Stories ranged from business trends to company expansions. I wrote frequently about Rubbermaid when it was headquartered in Wooster. I also wrote many stories about the local hospital and trends in health care.
Working for a publisher of economic resource guides for cities and counties attracting business, I edited content for a business audience. I organized and broke text into sections to make it easier on the reader. I worked with a graphic artist to present information logically. I revised text as needed to ensure clarity of complex information regarding economic development incentives.
Providing healthcare content marketing to some of the nation’s most respected hospitals, I edited content for print products, websites, blogs and social media. I fine-tuned the focus, tone and style of content and determined how the copy would be written and organized. I worked in clients’ content management systems to upload content for them on a regular basis. I also managed assignments and deadlines for multiple writers for each client’s project.
I completed a redesign of a church website that is attractive and modern, yet highly functional and easily navigated for a great user experience. This required rethinking how to present the information in a logical way that makes it easier for visitors to find the information they need.
For more information about my experience and to read work samples, please visit my LinkedIn page.