An Advertising Copy Editor is a profession involved in one of the most fast-paced industries. They exert to eliminate text errors and a manuscript for form, length and completeness of newspaper articles, magazines features, and books. Advertising copy editors follow strictly publisher’s set of rules concerning spelling, punctuation, grammar, and many other elements of style. Generally, they act as an accurate and fast fact checker and ensure all works must be done quickly to meet deadlines.

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Neil Hanberg

6790 Just Rd.

Parkersburg, West Virginia 0921

Phone: (190)100-6543


Hardworking and dependable person seeking for a position of Advertising Copy Editor

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Excellent written English, including spelling and grammar
  • Careful and keen eye for details
  • Capability to maintain high quality of work and meet deadlines
  • Tactful in dealing with management and clients
  • Familiar with material reference and resources
  • Knowledgeable in advertising computer system and software
  • Profound knowledge on advertising principles and processes

Career Experiences:

2008- To present: Advertising Copy Editor; Max Editorial Freelancers Advertising Inc.; Parkersburg, West Virginia

  • Responsible in writing variety of advertising and marketing articles in newspapers and magazines
  • Assist journalists for writing articles and news
  • Responsible to check and edit carefully the copy writer’s articles and stories
  • Responsible in proper drafting, formatting and designing all articles

2005-2007: Advertising Copy Editor; MWorks Advertising Ltd.; Parkersburg West Virginia

  • Editing articles  from staff, freelance writers for grammar, spelling and fact
  • Paginating features using in print and computer system and program
  • Verifies completed pages prior to printing
  • Arrange for necessary photo releases

2003- 2004: Assistant Advertising Copy Editor; Copy Editors Society; Parkersburg, West Virginia

  • Assisted and liaising for Advertising copy writer
  • Responsible for writing appropriate article headings
  • Created drafts and presenting it to the copy editor
  • Handled additional duties and responsibilities
  • Handled reports on administrative and operations for meeting presentations


1999-2003; Bachelor of Science in Communications; Parkersburg College, West Virginia

Professional references would be furnished upon request