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Work experience

Jan 2010Present

Quality Control Editor / Proofreader

Market Force Information

(Norcross, GA) Client and consumer communications for leading market research company specializing in providing timely, accurate and complete consumer intelligence for global clients and brands.

  • Edit and proofread detailed mystery shops and audits in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, guaranteeing reports adhere to client guidelines and include accurate content based on brand needs.
  • Communicate with contractors via email and telephone to gather additional information as necessary.
  • Collaborate across departments to improve in-house processes.
  • Write and revise training guidelines for client projects.
  • Provide training and mentoring to new staff to accelerate learning and ensure consistency of editing process and quality.
  • Meet daily and weekly deadlines according to client contracts.
Aug 2008Present

Content Editor, Copy Editor

Rebecca J. Little (Independent Contractor)

Write and edit communications materials for marketing and news clients. Clients have included:

  • Mt. Ephraim Baptist Church.  Newsletter editor/designer. Led start up of quarterly newsletter. Direct content creation and page design; collaborate with auxiliaries and other departments to determine features and production guidelines.
  • Atlanta Daily World. Edited weekly newspaper content for accuracy, consistency, spelling, grammar and adherence to AP style. Updated and edited online content.
  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Developed content and wrote product descriptions for themed Holiday Gift Guides. Consulted with marketing team on cover concept and page design.
  • Imara Center. Edited and designed collateral materials, including proposals, web content and marketing brochure for mental health services firm.
  • Hayes & Associates. Copy editor for federal agency annual report.
Oct 2012Jan 2013

Policies & Procedures Specialist

Gentiva Health Services (temporary)

(Atlanta, GA) Ensured the successful completion of Policy Administration process, including creation, revision, distribution and communication of policies and related deliverables in Compliance Department of national home health care company.

  • Collaborated with subject matter experts (SMEs) and other stakeholders in editing and revising health care policies.
  • Coordinated new issue and revision process of company manuals. Maintained and updated Compliance Department's intranet content using Content Management System(CMS), ensuring accuracy of content.
  • Developed communications and managed appropriate distribution of new and updated policies to appropriate personnel companywide.
Oct 20052008

Marketing Special Sections Editor

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • Directed all aspects of the editorial process with assigned special sections, generating $2. 5 million in revenue and exceeding clients' goals. Publications included nonprofits, bridal, education, health care.
  • Managed and coached freelancers to produce accurate, targeted content. Consulted with internal/external clients to determine product goals, target audience and section deadlines.
  • Recognized for developing engaging copy, including cover lines and editorial packages that advanced AJC and client brands while meeting communications objectives.
  • Wrote, edited, revised and proofread copy for in-house promotions, sales fliers, company newsletter and web content to complement print products.
  • Established continuing relationships with industry experts to drive content and sources for special sections. Led cross-functional teams to redesign AJC Wedding Guide, resulting in a 75 percent increase in revenue.
  • Received Newspaper Association of America and Georgia-Alabama Association of Marketing Executives awards for editorial excellence.


Copy Editing
Content Management
Page Design
Adobe Acrobat
Adobe Photoshop
Project Management
Adobe InDesign
Microsoft Office


B.A. Journalism

Howard University
Jan 2012Mar 2015

Poynter Institute / News University

Copy Editing, Online Editing, Design

Online courses (Ongoing) include: Copy Editing, Grammar, SEO Headline Writing (Ongoing), HTML, CSS

Jan 2009Jan 2011

Visual Communications/Web Design

Atlanta Technical College

HTML, Adobe Creative Suite, Web Design