Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri

B.S., Professional/Technical Writing

Minor, Classical Antiquities

Expected Graduation: May 2017

Freelance Copy Editor:

Center for National Threat Assessment / American College of Forensic Examiners Institute

September 2016 to Present

Desgin Editor:

OzarksWatch Magazine

October 2014 to Present

Technical Editor/Designer/Indexer/Project Manager/Compositor [Editorial Project]:

The Missouri Archaeologist article, "The Rohlfing Site: A Late Woodland Occupation in the Uplands along Big Berger Creek, Franklin County, Missouri” by Richard L. Herndon and Brian G. DelCastello

January 2013 to May 2013

Developmental/Content Editor/Proofreader/Compositor:

Getting Even [Working title] by Brian Frizzell

October 2012 to May 2013

From Maestro to Magnate: An American Success Story by Dr. Sam E. Coryell

Published by Gazelle Press (June 24, 2013)

Songs from the Father by Dr. Sam E. Coryell

Published by Gazelle Press (September 8, 2013)

Copy Editor/Proofreader:

The Standard  Missouri State University's On-Campus Newspaper

August 2012–January 2013

Writing Experience:

American Copy Editors Society Blog

February 2013–April 2013


  • American Copy Editors Society National Conference 2013
  • American Copy Editors Society Workshop Day 2013
  • Society for Professional Journalism Boot Camp 2013
  • Poynter Institute Certificate in Copy Editing [In Progress]

Related Courses:

  • Academic and Research Writing
  • Technical Writing
  • Writing with Technology
  • Scientific/Technical Editing
  • Modern English Grammar
  • Analysis of Scientific Literature
  • Advanced Creative Non-Fiction
  • Writing Grant Proposals
  • Writing for the Web
  • Data Displays in Technical Documents


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Adobe CS/CC
  • HTML5 and CSS3
  • Document design
  • Publication process
  • Project management
  • Formatting styles: Chicago, AP, APA, MLA, etc.