Mary Rose Pabelonia

Editorial Project Manager Specializing in Quality Assurance


Meticulous and agile editorial professional who undertakes complex projects, meets deadlines, and produces high-quality print and digital content. Recognized for ability to cultivate productive relationships with institutional clients to drive a profitable bottom line. Skilled copyeditor and proofreader with demonstrated commitment to accuracy and excellence. Exceptional communication skills in cross-cultural environments and thrives in a fast-paced setting.

Work History

Work History

Project Manager and Copyeditor

Jan 2009 - Nov 2015
Scribe, Inc
  • Effectively managed a portfolio of print and digital publications generating over $75,000 in annual revenues
  • Managed multiple, concurrent projects and production tasks by prioritizing shifting demands and using intuitive and experience-based judgment to produce quality output on time and on budget
  • Consistently demonstrated professionalism in managing relationships with institutional clients including the American Planning Association and the University of Minnesota
  • Vetted new projects thoroughly to ensure that project requirements, workflow processes, project timelines, and project costs are streamlined, attaining 90% accuracy in timeline estimates
  • Provided effective communication and demonstrated exemplary interpersonal skills by coordinating with authors to align production schedules, refine processes, and provide guidance throughout editing processes
  • Ensured that output meets project requirements by liaising with freelancers and conveying task specifications
  • Expedited performance of quality control by collaborating with production team, freelancers, institutions, and other clients
  • Increased editorial and production productivity by copyediting, proofreading, and building e-books within or under the project's budget and schedule
  • Led and worked closely with cross-functional project teams drawing from editorial, administrative, and production departments to produce content
  • Ensured product quality by performing final review of textbooks and monographs against project notes and house style guides

Production Assistant

Jul 2008 - Jan 2009
Scribe, Inc
  • Proactively requested cross training on business functions including typesetting, editing, and artwork editing, to develop vertically-integrated approach to project management
  • Used organization’s proprietary markup language to digitally edit and code manuscripts for publication

News Producer

Nov 2006 - Oct 2007
GMA Network, Inc
  • Wrote scripts, created visual stories, and structured news stories for broadcast anchors to deliver on-air
  • Supervised generation of chargen text to ensure consistent quality in digital content 


Jul 2006 - Nov 2007
McGuire Publishing
  • Wrote and published reviews on computers, digital products, and IT for publication covering all aspects of technology
  • Created marketing content incorporating up-to-date technical vocabulary
  • Provided field reporting for product events and launchings
  • Supported successful launch of ICT Roadshow 2007, a conference of tech companies introducing new products and marketing latest advancements in hardware and software



University of Santo Tomas

BA, Journalism

Technical Proficiencies


    • Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, GIMP
    • TextWrangler, Sublime 2, MathType
    • HTML, XML, Visual Basic, Perl
    • Style Manuals: Chicago, APA, MLA, Associated Press