Resume – Editing




  • ESL editing for grammar, style, and clarity; conversion to U.S. English
  • Educational editing, writing, and course development, including for ESL and learning disabled
  • Technical editing and writing for academia, archaeology, health care, and business
  • Medical editing
  • APA style.

Experience Highlights (full list on request)


  • Adjunct faculty, A.T. Still University, Univ. Writing Center, ESL 2014-present
  • Copy editor: Discovery Education, Wisewire, 2016-present
  • Subject matter expert: e2020 (Edgenuity), O’Donnell & Associates, 2011
  • K-12, SpcEd, endorsed in ESL/TESOL, classroom teacher, Albuquerque Public Schools, 2005-2010


  • Overturned Bucket, Rose Spader, Author, 2016, Winner, NM Historic Preservation Division Heritage Publication Award; Finalist, NM-AZ Book Awards.
  • Peninsula/Peninsula, Spanish-English translation. 2012. Hernan Lara Zavala, Author, Dick Gerdes, Translator, via National Endowment for the Arts grant
  • Just a Kiss, 2012. Author, Bonnie S. Mata, Finalist, International Latino Book Award, Romance Category

Copy Editor / Proofreader:

  • Latin American Antiquity, Cambridge University Press, 2017-present
  • Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, Cambridge University Press, 2016-present
  • Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement Magazine, 2016-present
  • Wyoming Wildflowers Trilogy, Jack’s HeartSpanish translation. 2013-2015 Patricia McLinn, Author.
  • Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine. Penny Publications, New York, NY, 2011-2016
  • Stedman’s Medical Word Book Series – several titles, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001-2005
  • The Beaches Leader and The Ponte-Vedra Sun, Jacksonville Beach, FL, 1989-1990

Archaeological Technical Writer / Editor:

  • Lone Mountain Archaeological Services, 2010-present
  • Archaeologists Unlimited. 1996-present.

Associate Editor, Roving Editor, Contributing Writer:

  • Thursday Review,, Roving Editor, 2014-present
  • Plexus Magazine and Journal of the American Association for Medical Transcription, Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity, Assoc. Editor, 2001-2004.
  • Oz Magazine, Creative Index, and Georgia: The Total Picture, Associate Editor, 1990-1993

Health Information Management                         1993-2005

QA Manager, Operations Supervisor, Quality Department Supervisor, Medical Editor, Medical Transcriptionist

  • Edix/Spheris Operations, Inc.. Tampa, FL/Nashville, TN (Remote), 1998-2005
  • Natchez Regional Hospital, Natchez, MS 1996
  • TransQuick, Atlanta, GA 1993-1995


  • MA. SpcEd w/Licensure / TESOL endorsement, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 2011
  • BA. Anthropology, Religion. Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1989

One Response to Resume – Editing

  1. Debra Speck on November 11, 2014 at 2:31 PM

    Great Website Katharine! Seeing one of your pictures, I think I have seen you before at a Southwest Writers Workshop. 🙂 I would like to make a “Leave a Reply” like yours on mom’s site.

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