Joanne Gosnell

Copyediting and Proofreading Services

Joanne Gosnell - Editing and Proofreading








University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (Bachelor of Arts in English, 1979)




Copyediting duties include editing a manuscript in Microsoft Word to improve grammar and clarity; working

with authors and production editors; adhering to bibliographic and textual style; and producing a clean

edited copy to turn into galleys that will be in published format. Proofreading duties include reading a

manuscript in Adobe Acrobat after it has been edited and correcting formatting and grammatical errors.




Proficient in Word, Acrobat, PowerPoint, and Excel. Able to easily learn new computer programs,

navigate new software, and problem-solve hardware and software issues.

Excellent communication skills needed to work with clients, such as proficient computer and telephone skills.

Detail-oriented, reliable, and able to provide quality work while meeting deadlines.




Wolters Kluwer Health, Baltimore, MD (2012-present)

Peachpit Press, Berkeley, CA (2004-present)

Elsevier Science, Maryland Heights, MO (2002-present)

NICU Ink, Santa Rosa, CA (2000-present)

Neonatal Network, Santa Rosa, CA (1999-2010)

Medical Marketing Association, San Francisco, CA (1992-2005)

Grolier Publishing, Danbury, CT (2001-2005)

Pearson Learning, Parsippany, NJ (1986-2003)

Tom Nieman Inc., Wilmette, IL (1998-2000)

Addison Wesley Longman, Menlo Park, CA (1989-1995)

HarperCollins, San Francisco, CA (1990-1992)

McGraw-Hill, San Francisco, CA (1990)

San Francisco Magazine, San Francisco, CA (1986)

Spinsters Ink/Aunt Lute Publishers, San Francisco, CA (1986)

Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA (1985)