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Margaret K

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Last Login 9/6/2016
Location San Diego, CA
Education Masters Degree
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Summary of Experience
M.K. is an accomplished and versatile writer and editor with a knack for presenting science, health and nutrition concepts in a clear and engaging way. After receiving her B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University, she worked as an editor for a major daily newspaper. Duties included coordinating production of science, food and dining sections. She later worked for an educational publisher, guiding production of children's science books and teacher guides. She possesses superior writing and editing skills, including command of grammar, punctuation and syntax. She has received awards for science and technical writing and food writing.
Specialties
M.K.'s specialities include science, medicine, health, nutrition, food, dining, wine, beer, profiles and pet care.
Interests
M.K.'s interests include genetics, neuroscience, literature and history.
Education
Columbia University Journalism, Master's

M.K. received an M.S. in Journalism from the nation's most prestigious journalism school.


Honors and Awards
First place, food writing M.K. received this award for a package of stories about sausage making in the Food section of The San Diego Union-Tribune.

First place, science and technical writing M.K. received this award for a neuroscience article in the science section of The San Diego Union-Tribune.

Projects by Industry
Science

As editor of the weekly science section for a major daily newspaper, M.K. managed a staff of writers, photographers and designers working together to present science news in a clear and engaging way. As science writer and editor for an educational publisher, she coordinated all aspects of production of science books, web features and software for students and teachers

Food

As food editor for a major daily newspaper, M.K. planned and guided production of a weekly food section, including articles on cooking, dining and nutrition. She wrote dozens of articles about cooking, food science and nutrition.

Nutrition

As editor of the Food section of a major daily newspaper, M.K. edited a weekly nutrition column and wrote dozens of articles about food science and nutrition.

Projects by Asset Type
Article

M.K. has written dozens of articles on health, food, nutrition, science and dining for a major daily newspaper.

Web Page

M.K. has written and edited numerous web pages for a scientific publishing company. She has also written web features as part of the public outreach program for two NASA missions.

Projects By Expertise
Research Writer

As a newspaper editor and writer for a scientific publisher, M.K. has developed particular expertise in science, health and nutrition, but she has written on many other subjects as well, from dining and entertaining to pet care.

Journalist

M.K. worked as an editor for a major daily newspaper, holding positions including politics editor, assistant news editor, editor of the science section and food editor. In addition to her editing duties, she reported and wrote stories on a wide variety of subjects, from science and nutrition to dining and entertaining.

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