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Laurie S
Editor #1505
Erskine, MN
Joined 10/11/2016
4 Star Rating
3,500 Projects
Laurie is a longtime newspaper reporter/copy editor who has been self-employed as a writer, editor and proofreader since 2010. She has focused extensively on editing in the past couple of years, working with articles, blog posts, press releases and more for one large client and several small clients. She also does editing for a playwright and fiction and essay writer for whom she is the first to read his rough drafts and the last to see the final submission.
Press Release
Business
Article
Travel
Blog Post

Specialties

Laurie edits articles, blog posts, press releases and much more that focus on topics such as business, entertainment, news, travel, home and family, health and others. Her primary specialties are business, news, HVAC, travel and health/wellness. As a longtime journalist, she is also particularly adept at press releases and has a strong command of AP style as well as journalistic style in general and the importance of keeping copy clear and concise yet interesting.

Interests

Laurie is interested in reading, writing, photography, walking/hiking, viewing community/botanical gardens, pets, and community service.

Business

1,000 Projects Completed

As the former business editor for a newspaper, Laurie edited many hundreds of business articles and news releases over the years. Currently, she edits business articles, news releases and blog posts for clients.

Travel

200 Projects Completed

Laurie edits travel articles for several hotel-related clients. The articles are written by ghost writers.

Article

1,000 Projects Completed

Laurie has edited many newspaper articles in her years as a journalist. She has also edited many articles as a freelancer. She has been praised for her attention to detail, ability to create strong flow, and feedback for writers to help them grow.

Press Release

1,000 Projects Completed

As a journalist, I have expert knowledge of how another journalist will receive a press release. I can edit a press release that a journalist might choose to read through. I cut out fluff, target common errors, and seek to produce clear, concise copy that's interesting.

Blog Post

300 Projects Completed

Laurie has edited many blog posts for clients, either written by the clients or by ghost writers.

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