Kristie R
Writer #19891
Somerville, MA
Joined 4/20/2017
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Kris is an editor and writer with more than a decade of experience. She has edited for an academic journal of astrophysics published by the University of Chicago Press (home of the Chicago Manual of Style), other technical books and publications, a national political magazine, and an independently published journal of cultural criticism. She currently freelance writes and edits for a variety of publications, and holds a position of a writer and editor for the Harvard Medical School.
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Kristie R's Bio/Pharm Industry Experience

36 Projects Completed

Writer and copyeditor for five monthly newsletters as well as annual reports published by the Harvard Medical School for a medical and consumer audience. At the time, the monthly newsletters had a print circulation of 650,000 and Web imprints were above a million.

Specialties

Associated Press Stylebook, Chicago Manual of Style, New York Times Manual of Style, AMA Manual of Style, APA Manual of Style,
MLA Style Manual, Words into Type. Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Framemaker, Acrobat;
Wordpress, HTML, CSS; MSOffice

Interests

International and domestic politics, social justice reporting and analysis, classical and experimental poetry and fiction, small
presses and independent publishing, commuter cycling, porch gardening, power and Iyengar yoga, traveling

Education

University of Chicago

Kris was at the University of Chicago where she pursued a doctoral degree in Astrophysics.

Education

50 Projects Completed

The Chicago Manual of Style, Associated Press Stylebook, MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing, and New York Times Manual of Style and Usage: these are just a few of the style guides available to editors, and they are one of the most important tools an editor can have.

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36 Projects Completed

Writer and copyeditor for five monthly newsletters as well as annual reports published by the Harvard Medical School for a medical and consumer audience. At the time, the monthly newsletters had a print circulation of 650,000 and Web imprints were above a million.

Health

22 Projects Completed

She wrote for a high-quality consumer health site. Launched in April 2015, the site–directed by the founder of Bankrate and owned by the health care technology company Medhost–now reaches nearly a million unique visitors a month.
Her stories, which are some of the most high-traffic on the site, range from public health reporting and in-depth research and analysis of medical questions to service pieces.

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95 Projects Completed

As a professional editor, she is fascinated by the peculiarities and idiosyncracies of language. Her office bookshelves are filled with works that examine the minutiae of the English language, down to its commas and semicolons, participles and conjunctions, and fragments and phrases.

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