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PAULA R REKOON Fremont, CA 94538 Email: pr1ab5a2@westpost.

net SUMMARY As a highly skilled Proofreader and Editor, with extensive experience in the fields of publishing, printing, and advertising, et al., I am seeking a position that will allow for the most beneficial use of my skills in a n employment, freelance, or contract position. I have been rated as an "Expert" in both editing and proofreading by ExpertRating.com and would be a valuable ass et to any company or organization.

SKILLS *Proofreading *Editing *Typesetting *Rewriting *Quality Control *Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, FileMaker Pro, The Chicago Manua l of Style, AMA and AP style manuals *Home office includes: Windows XP, High-Speed Internet, Printer/Copier/Scanner, eFax, and Telephone EXPERIENCE 10/07 a" Present Freelance *Proofread and edit different types of material for the advertising agencies of Y&R (Young & Rubicam) and Swirl, the Art and Packaging Department of Abbott Diab etes Care Inc., the Creative Services Department of FICO (Fair Isaac Corporation ) and the Print Production department of The North Face, among others *Responsible for proofreading and copy editing different types of material for Y &R clients such as Chevron, Dell, and Blue Shield *Responsible for accuracy of grammar and spelling and adherence to style and reg ulatory requirements for Abbott Diabetes Care, using Microsoft Word and Adobe Ac robat *Proofread case studies, product sheets, fact sheets, white papers, and other co llateral material for FICO, using Adobe Acrobat *Proofread and edit seasonal catalogs for The North Face using Adobe Acrobat and web-based software 10/04 a" 9/07 Proofreader/Composition RR Donnelley, Palo Alto, CA *Responsible for coding, typesetting, editing, and proofreading financial docume nts, both paper and electronic. Examples of document types: Annual Reports, Quar terly Reports, Prospectuses, and all documents required to be filed with the Sec urities and Exchange Commission *Clients included Genentech, Cisco Systems, Microsoft, and Google *Responsible for accuracy and adherence to style and regulatory

requirements throughout all phases of production *Used Microsoft Word and proprietary software for editing and tracking changes *Responsible for quality control of all assigned projects *Consistently met time-critical deadlines 5/01 a" 9/04 Freelance *Acted as consultant on variety of projects *Rewrote, edited, and proofread a novel for the author *Used style books to ensure consistency, e.g., The Chicago Manual of Style, AMA, and AP *Checked manuscripts for accuracy and continuity *Assisted writers with materials and deadlines needed for publishing *Developed schedules with authors to meet project deadlines 5/99 a" 4/01 Editor Harrison Wilson & Associates *Edited, proofread, and formatted pharmaceutical companiesa ads, articles, and a bstracts created by internal copywriters, designers, and authors *Used AMA style book as house style *Used Microsoft Word and PowerPoint to correct/revise documents on computer; rev iewed hard copy as well *Responsible for accuracy of grammar, spelling, and adherence to style and regul atory requirements throughout all phases of production *Commended for writing and editing all content of a new section of a client's we bsite *Responsible for quality control of all assigned projects EDUCATION Buffalo State University College, Buffalo, NY B.S., Secondary Education (English)