Elizabeth O'sullivan

  • New York US-NY
Elizabeth O'sullivan

Work History

Work History
Jan 2009 - Present

Freelance Editor, Researcher & Writer

Self-Employed

Provide research, writing and editing services to businesses and media outlets

Current projects include: Ghostwriting articles and profiles for a number of trade publications and Section Editor for reference book that covers America's most significant denominations and religious organizations

2008 - 2010

Assistant Editor

Corporate Board Member Magazine

Business trade magazine for senior officers and directors of publicly traded corporations

Boardmember.com

• Created content for Twitter and Facebook accounts. In less than a year, grew Corporate Board Member’s Twitter followers from zero to over 1,000 followers

• Wrote, edited and fact-checked for the magazine’s website, including reworking titles and tags for SEO and promoting stories on social platforms

Print Publication

• Wrote, edited and fact-checked two to three articles for the magazine’s bimonthly print publication

• Worked with editor on story planning and layout

• Supervised a team of fact checkers and freelance writers

• Managed production schedule, including copy flow to/from writers and fact checkers

2006 - 2007

Assistant Editor

The Reference Works

Book producer developing reference non-fiction titles, including popular culture, history and science titles

• Researched and wrote book proposals

• Laid out manuscripts using InDesign

• Proofread, copy-edited and line-edited manuscripts

• Researched and secured permissions for images and text

• Monitored all stages of production, ensuring correct editorial style and consistency

Education

Education

B.A.

Manhattan College

Graduated magna cum laude

Skills

Skills

Computer Skills

Adobe Creative Suite (Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) Cision MediaSource Constant Contact Content Management Systems (Blogger, Joomla, Tumblr, WordPress) CSS Factiva HTML LexisNexis Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word) QuarkXPress Site Analytic Tools (ALEXA, Compete.com, Google Analytics) Web Content Analytic Tools (Google Trends, Twitter Trends, YouTube Trends) Westlaw