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Sherry H
Editor #230
Nashville, TN
Joined 2/23/2016
4 Star Rating
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With more than 25 years’ experience in the proofreading / copy editing field, Sherry has telecommuted and freelanced for 15 of those years.

Sherry currently works as the freelance proofreader for Drybar, Inc., a California-based marketing firm. And, since 2010, she's worked as a freelance copy editor and writer for Demand Media Studios (now Leaf Group), where she holds the position of senior copy editor. Her work has been published online on Livestrong, USA Today, San Francisco Gate, Modern Mom and many other sites, and in books published by Better Homes and Gardens and Lark Books, a division of Sterling Books.

Additionally, she is currently employed full-time as the proofreader at The Buntin Group, Nashville’s oldest advertising agency, as well as the largest agency in Tennessee and one of the largest in the Southeast, a position she's held for 10 years. She was senior proofreader / copy editor in the creative dept. at Progeny Marketing Corporation (now The Affinion Group), the largest financial marketer in the world.

She has edited work in almost every imaginable genre.

Specialties

Editing, copy editing, proofreading, fact-checking and research in any genre, any field, using AP Style, MLA Style, AMA or Chicago Style. She specializes in content rewriting, revising, shortening; developmental and content editing; editing English translations for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and word choice; “translating” British English into U.S. English; retaining/strengthening authorial voice. She considers herself an AP Style expert, and her TESOL certification is useful when editing writing by non-native speakers. She's an expert at marking up pdfs using electronic tools.

Based on her more than 25 years of experience and degrees, her specialties include: advertising, typography, design, marketing -- any type, but especially blog posts, marketing; literature, English and American; home improvement; jewelry and leather making; crafting in general, needlework, sewing; art and art history; history; music; film; politics; psychology; self-help; geography and earth science; cartography; and many, many others. You name it; Sherry has edited it or proofed it.

Interests

reading, travel, history, politics, literature, needlework, homemaking, home improvement/renovation, art, movies, poetry, music, crafts, fashion

 

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