Laurie is an experienced writer with a degree in English Literature and Communications/Journalism. She has written hundreds of articles as well as blog posts, product descriptions, and web copy for a variety of clients around the globe. She is currently based in New York City and enjoys writing on a variety of subjects with a special focus on health, nutrition, mental health, lifestyles, business psychology, marketing, and arts & culture.
Freelance Writer at - Freelance PresentAssist various clients with a variety of article topics for Web sites, blogs and e-commerce sites. Proofread documents for accuracy, spelling, grammar and format. Internet research and expansion of subject matter expertise.
Library Cataloger at Library Associates/LAC Group 2000Library Cataloger. Assisted academic, legal and private libraries in organizing their collections through original and copy cataloging, data entry and editing using OCLC Catme, OCLC Connexion, WorldCat, DBText, Bookwhere, Mitinet, ClassWeb, Marc Edit, online catalogs/databases. LC copy and original cataloging of monographs and serials both English and foreign language, DDC cataloging, updating records to AACR2 format, RDA cataloging.
Editorial Assistant at Jobson-Adams Publishing 1996Helped the publisher manage day to day operation of two different trade publications by coordinating administrative details, providing customer service to clients, sending out media kits and keeping a database of subscribers.
Editorial Assistant at Nation's Restaurant News 1994Assisted Editor-in-Chief with day to day management of trade publication. Managed subscription base, provided customer service, helped with layout of magazine. Attended trade events under mentorship of Editor.