Welcome! 

 

I have 18 years of experience editing technical publications and writing magazine articles. In my business, I strive to build professional relationships based on mutual respect and trust.

Contact me at kristine.coblitz@gmail.com.

 

As an independent contractor, I offer the following services to companies, publications, and individuals seeking quality content:

  • Copyediting
  • Website content and editing
  • Developmental editing
  • Proofreading
  • Writing (Articles, Blogs, etc.)

WORK EXPERIENCE

IDP Creative/Fluid Power Journal 
2006 – 2017
Position: Editor
Duties: As the editor of this technical publication, I managed all editorial content for the print issues, as well as the e-newsletters. My duties included assigning and editing feature articles; reviewing and editing news, product, and personnel releases; proofreading layout PDF proofs; and communicating with contributors, technical editor, publisher, and the editorial supervisory board.

Materials Research Society (MRS)/MRS Bulletin
2006-2007
Position: Freelance Editor
Duties: I assisted the news editor by editing and formatting news releases for the print publication. I also participated in the monthly conference calls with the editorial board by taking the minutes.

Kidz ‘n Communities Magazine
2006
Position: Contributing Writer
Duties: I conducted interviews and wrote family-related articles for this monthly community print publication on topics provided by the publisher and editor.

BNP Media/Industrial Heating Magazine
1998-2006
Position: Managing Editor
Duties: I was hired as the news editor and promoted to managing editor. In this role, I edited all press releases for publication; reviewed layout proofs; managed contributing writers; assisted in cover selection; worked with sales department with yearly directory issues; formatted, edited, and uploaded monthly website content; conducted interviews and wrote company profiles; prepared/edited content for trade show supplement publications; and prepared and distributed the daily e-newsletter.

  • Writing and editing samples available upon request.

EDUCATION
Point Park University, Bachelor of Arts Degree
Major: Journalism and Communications