Zdjęcie profilowe użytkownika weighyourwords
Oznaczenie South Africa Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Użytkownik od 15 stycznia 2015
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I am a detail-oriented editor with a passion for literature, traveling and other cultures. I have a diploma with distinction in Editing & Proofreading from the College of Media and Publishing in the UK. I have successfully edited multiple fiction manuscripts, eBooks and company correspondence. I am also permanently contracted by the world's most popular online natural news group to write three features articles a day (600 words each). What my clients say about me: “She is amazing! She's personable, hard working and incredibly knowledgeable about proofreading/editing. I hope to hire numerous times in the future. Hire her!” My Level 3 US English exam score is 93% - earning me an 'English Expert' Elite badge - and my UK English is in the top 5%. This is proof of my excellent command of the English language. I pride myself on my excellent work ethic. I will strive to exceed your expectations EVERY TIME! Thank you for taking the time to consider my profile.
$25 USD/hr
Liczba ocen: 41
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Oct 2016

I edit two articles each day for a freelance journalist from Palestine who reports for Gulf News.


Nov 2015

I am contracted on an ongoing basis to edit and proofread 12 news articles per day for this independent media group (8,000 words per day)

Editing and Proofreading

Jan 2015

Full substantive and developmental editing and proofreading of many fiction and non-fiction manuscripts.

Commercial Property Administration

Oct 2004 - Jan 2015 (10 years)

This administrative position involved invoicing, bookkeeping, compilation of VAT (tax) returns, compilation and editing of business correspondence, and organizational control of several commercial properties.

Insurance Fraud Investigation/Loss adjusting

Feb 2003 - Sep 2004 (1 year)

Loss-adjusting and fraud investigation of Home Owners' insurance claims. I was promoted from a secretarial position to Loss Adjusting when I showed a proficiency for this type of work.

Copy Writing, Canada

Jan 2002 - Jan 2003 (1 year)

This challenging position involved compiling a new, simplified children's dictionary for Korean school children learning English as a second language.


NSC in Business Studies with 2 distinctions

1990 - 1993 (3 years)


Diploma in Proofreading and Copy Editing-Distinction (2016)

College of Media and Publishing, UK

I have a Diploma in Proofreading & Editing with distinction from the College of Media and Publishing in the UK.

NQF4 in Insurance Studies (2006)

Diagonal Insurance accredited by INSETA

31 Credits achieved in FAIS legislation related to the Insurance industry in South Africa.



Editing and proofreading of company brochure


  • US English Level 3
  • UK English 1
  • Numeracy 1

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