Editorial and Proofreading Credits

Need perfect, polished prose? Your work deserves an expert. GardenWallhispanic public relations detroit Publications has provided editorial services worldwide and in Michigan for over 10 years, serving clients such as:




Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Boston, MA, USA): proofreading of online curriculum for Broward County, FL school portal.

riyadhAl Raheleh publishing (Riyadh, KSA): editing and proofreading of monthly English-language internal magazine serving a large hospital in Saudi Arabia.

brooklynThe Current Events (Brooklyn, NYC, USA): weekly proofreading of a children’s newspaper printed in Brooklyn and distributed to classrooms throughout the US.

genevaThe Geneva Times (Geneva, Switzerland): proofreading of monthly newspaper that focused on expatriate life in Geneva.

lansingMichigan State University (East Lansing, MI, USA): a former staff position included providing proofreading and publishing support for fellows, scientists, researchers and administrators.


The IJEHR, published by Taylor & Francis (Oxford, UK): supported the former Editor-in-Chief (based at Michigan State University) of this research journal published in the UK.

Editorial Skills & Abilities:

  • Focused eye for copy mistakes with ability to change mindset based on chosen style (CMS, AP, APA)
  • Dedicated shepherding of beginning drafts to ending polished product
  • Familiar with various states of production, can edit on hard copy, soft copy, PDF, Word, internal systems
  • Familiar with specialized publication steps, such as slugging of first pass, second pass cold read
  • Aiding publications to analyze, audit, evaluate and establish direction of content using goals and objectives
  • Manage editorial calendars, including calendars used across several teams/users/contractors/departments/mediums
  • Able to identify trending stories and high-interest arcs
  • Can simplify complex text/ideas for targeted readers
  • Employ a proactive, positive author/writer/editor relationship
  • Easily cooperate with all players in publications process from beginning to final print
  • Able to manage volume projects across multiple vendors/sub-contractors

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