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SUMMARY:
Experienced, top-quality managing editor, publisher, website editor, content writer and creative communications professional. seeking a full-time or contract position in editing, publishing, communications, proofreading, writing, or website/online content creation.

Specialties:
Launching new products, services and publications, website editing/proofreading and project management. Many years of online and print editing and writing experience with medical,
U.S. Cit / Currently CA / Available full time or contract
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EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s & Master’s, public administration & business minor
3.92 GPA; graduated first in clasState University (Bakersfield

U.S. Cit / Currently CA // Avail both full-time and contract
Proofreading, writing, management and editing skills, including creating, formatting and proofreading many types of tables, charts, graphs, spreadsheets,

Bachelor’s & Master’s, public administration & business minor
CA State University 3.92 GPA; graduated first in class.

• Arizona State University (Tempe AZ) 1.5 years; 45 credits; political science major with a business minor.
• University of Southern California (Los Angeles CA) several business classes.

Additional Coursework:
Internet research, design, layout, art, medical, legal, marketing, project management, study writing. Windows 10, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, InDesign, WordPress and medical/biotech developments.

KEY SKILLS, COMPETENCIES & EXPERIENCE:

Apps: Word, Excel, Outlook, WordPress, InDesign, InCopy, Acrobat, Grammarly, PowerPoint, ACT, Windows 10, Joomla, Basecamp, Photoshop, Cloud, plus Flat-Plan. Used Mac products/software for many years. Learned how to operate Zoom, Skype and Teams.

Internet/online skills/research capabilities; database creation; entrepreneurial, new product creation, business management; editing, proofreading, layout, design, keyboarding/typing (timed at 67 WPM), business management/writing. Professional artist and cover designer; some advertising layout/design experience and project management.

Over 30 years of professional publishing achievements; featuring proofreading, writing, management and editing skills, including creating, formatting and proofreading many types of tables, charts, graphs, spreadsheets, Excel databases/spreadsheets, budgets, market research studies and financial documents, from Rand Corp, Battelle, Congressional Office of Technology Assessment, Frost
& Sullivan, Theta Corp, Urban Institute, government agencies, venture capital/investment banking clients and other top publisheProofread MS Excel files to ensure accuracy in data, numbers, statistics and trends, while always maintaining a top rate of accuracy and understanding. Maintained a long-standing reputation for editing, proofreading polishing and accuracy of final products.

Created, edited and proofread Excel charts, tables, graphs and spreadsheets for accurately reporting company sales activities to the State of California, Board of Equalization & IRS, with sales, revenues & tax data; wrote 6 Style Guides.

Fact-checked statistical data/directories; met AP, AMA styles and other standards, plus in-house guidelines/style sheets.

KEY PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS:

Launched the first medically-focused, international, press release distribution service in the world, 2001.

Launched or co-launched seven magazines, professional trade journals and newsletters; California Good Life Magazine;
Worldwide Meetings & Incentives; Contemporary Dialysis; Nephrology News & Issues; Biomedical Market Newsletter;
Medical Industry Employment Opportunities; and Medical Industry Conference Calendar Newsletter.

Launched the first ecommerce online transaction website in publishing history, via a unique 3-year pilot project w/B of A, 1992-1995.

Researched, edited, managed preparation, published, marketed, promoted and sold over 60 publications, primarily B2B.

Successful entrepreneurial track record of launching many medical publishing companies, products and services.

Professional news reporter, editor, proofreader, writer and photographer.

Freelance articles/editorials published in: Editor’s Only, Shape, Reason, Orange County Register, OC Business Journal, Medical Design Technology, Medical Laser Insight, Los Angeles Times, Orange County Register & others.

Freelance editing projects for Baxter, Edwards, Frazier Life Sciences, HCL, IQ Air, ProgenaBiome, Wave Neuroscience, 5.11 Tactical.

Created, branded, named, marketed and sold many new products; and fixed unique/uncommon/unusual problems/issues.

Filed and received approval for U.S. trademarks; one new patent is currently in development.

Judge for the Maggie Awards (Western Publications Association) five times; National Kidney Foundation Public Service Award twice;
and Phoenix Gazette Eugene Pulliam Award; won several dozen painting/design awards.

Served on boards/committees: WPA, MMA, HUC, TCVN, ASPA, etc.; member: AAMI, DIA, FDLI, ISPE, MDMA, OCRA, RAPS, etc.

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