• Editing professional with a wide range of editorial, publications, corporate communications, and writing experience. Skilled at project and task management and a variety of styles and editing processes.
  • Proofreading, copyediting, substantive and developmental editing; project management.
  • Chicago, AP, and Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publications.
    Print, desktop publishing, production, and Web content experience.
    Client relations, collaboration with writers and design teams.


  • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Adobe Acrobat and Dreamweaver
  • basic HTML and content management software
  • Apple iMovie, Final Cut Express, and Final Cut Pro.



  • Copyedited book manuscripts as freelancer for clarity, consistency, accuracy, and adherence to standards such as Chicago Manual of Style, AP, or in-house guides.
  • Copyedited text and translations for Magnum Photos Web-based photographic documentary, Access to Life.
  • Copyedited news and opinion pieces for extremely fast-paced online magazine Slate. Fact-checked, published articles, and managed content using internal Web publishing system.
  • Edited popular weekly advice column and daily radio summaries for Slate magazine.
  • Edited Journalism and the Future of Media web site content.
  • Copyedited book proposals for Girl Friday Productions packagers.
  • Copyedited packaging content, supplemental materials, user guides, and white papers for worldwide packaging and branding firm Landor Associates. Copyedited localized text in various languages on Microsoft packaging for foreign countries.
  • Edited and produced 16-page PCC monthly tabloid newspaper from issue planning stages through printing and distribution; 35,000-plus circulation.
  • Edited and copyedited as volunteer for various fiction zines and e-zines according to standards, and creative nonfiction and fiction manuscripts for individual authors.
  • Copyedited multipart city planning proposals for Dugan Planning consultancy.


  • Proofread book manuscripts for Chronicle Books, Sasquatch Books, and Mountaineers Books.
  • Reviewed and proofed final content for Magnum Photos Web-based photographic documentary project, including online video material.
  • Proofread magazine content for Web and print publications, including Fretboard Journal.
  • Proofread packaging materials and production-edited finalized content before printing at Landor Associates.


  • Wrote eye-catching headlines for daily Slate Web-magazine content, captions, summaries, and developed style sheets for contributors.
  • Wrote marketing, creative, and technical content, including case histories for major Landor clients such as Microsoft.
  • Developed and wrote corporate-wide style guides at Landor.
  • Developed and wrote PCC and REI member and employee publications such as brochures, benefits communications, HR manuals, membership information, and annual reports.


  • Created division-wide writing and production templates for multiple writers and vendors for Landor.
  • Developed yearly PCC Sound Consumer themes and feature stories, cultivated and assigned freelance writers, supervised staff copy input, and coordinated design and illustration.
  • Overhauled Sound Consumer budget and reporting for all PCC printed materials, reducing costs and creating accountability. Revised advertising process, increasing advertising by 12 percent in first two years.
  • Led creation of first PCC Web site, offering a significant new service to members.


Night Vision Editing

Freelance copyeditor and proofreader. Clients include:

  • Chronicle Books
  • Sasquatch Books
  • Magnum Photos (New York City)
  • The Fretboard Journal (Seattle)
  • Mountaineers Books (Seattle)
  • Girl Friday Productions (Seattle)
  • Dugan Planning Services (Everett)
  • Journalism and the Future of Media site
  • Slate Magazine (, Seattle and New York
  • Copyeditor for online news, politics, and arts magazine.
  • Landor Associates, Seattle
  • Copyeditor for worldwide packaging design and branding firm, primarily Microsoft content.
  • Puget Consumers’ Co-op (PCC), Seattle
  • Publications Editor for Northwest cooperative grocery chain and Managing Editor of the Sound Consumer, monthly 16-page tabloid newspaper with 35,000-plus average circulation.
  • Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), Seattle
  • Corporate Publications Coordinator at nationwide outdoor retailer.
  • Washington Food Dealer Magazine, Seattle
  • Assistant Director of Communications for monthly 32- to 96-page trade magazine.


  • Instructor, University of Washington Certificate Program in Editing, Practicum course.
  • Guest speaker, Copy Editor workshop and Editing for the Web audio conference; Beyond the Red Pen conference.
  • Member, Northwest Independent Editors’ Guild and Editorial Freelancers Association.
  • Instructor at Discover U, Careers in Proofreading and Copyediting.


B.A. Communications, B.A. English; University of Washington