- Name: Rich Koller
- Email: email@example.com
- Phone: 917-545-2613
- City: Jersey City
- State: New Jersey
- Country: United States
- Listed: September 27, 2017 8:02 pm
- Expires: 5 days, 18 hours
I’m looking to offer my experience and skills as an editor, copy editor and proofreader to any and all publications and websites.
Work HistoryPensions & Investments April 2 0 1 4 - present
Freelance Copy Editor
Edit and rewrite copy for the Marketing & Conferences section of P&I. Maintain strong knowledge of financial industry. Ensure readability, adherence to house and AP style, and accuracy while maintaining a quick turnaround. Guarantee content is readable and understandable, findable and shareable.
American Banker November 2 0 1 3 - present
Freelance Copy Editor
Plan content of daily paper about banking and financial industry with editors at log meetings, edit and rewrite copy, and lay out all pages, with the intent of advancing information architecture goals. Liaise with art department and ensure paper is copy edited, proofread, adheres to house style and makes deadline.
SourceMedia, New York, NY 2001–2012
Edited and rewrote time-sensitive copy for daily financial industry newspaper The Bond Buyer and its website, http://www.BondBuyer.com, for style, accuracy and readability, 200 inches a day on average. Ensured search engine optimization in copy, headlines and captions, all with the intent of maximizing the impact of content. Compiled and posted municipal bond rating changes. Attended log meetings to help plan content of paper.
EducationSyracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Bachelor of Arts Degree, English
Cover LetterDear Sir or Madam:
I am very interested in being your new editor, copy editor and proofreader. You need someone who can ensure consistency and accuracy in your copy and I am that person.
I have years of experience as an editor for financial publications, lifestyle magazines, entertainment websites and more. I will guarantee correct terminology, style and story structure. I will provide feedback to writers if necessary. I will meet deadlines — no ifs, ands, or buts.
I know AP style backwards and forwards and I have a meticulous eye for detail. I can adapt to any house style with ease.
I am skilled in editing charts and proofing data, writing headlines and captions, maintaining search engine optimization in copy and headlines, and ensuring articles are accurate and readable.
I would add a great deal to your organization. I would like to schedule a time in which we could meet face to face. Thank you for your time and consideration.