Interview 23: Shara Pantry

Years editing: 4Job title: Part-time freelance medical writer and editorJob description: Writes patient education material; copyedits grant proposals and scientific manuscriptsLocation: Florida EXPERIENCE How did you get your current job?My first copyediting job came from a listing on the job board of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA). Currently, the majority of my medical writingContinue reading “Interview 23: Shara Pantry”

Interview 21: Vivek Kumar

Years editing: 22 yearsJob title: Freelance medical copyeditorJob description: Edits medical journal articlesLocation: India EXPERIENCE How did you get your current job?My current freelance assignment came about through my LinkedIn group Editorial Heads, India, which I formed with the aim of bringing together the editorial heads of all the companies in India and abroad. ThereContinue reading “Interview 21: Vivek Kumar”

Interview 16: Ayesha Chari

Years editing: 16Job title: Academic editorJob description: Specializes in language editing and rewriting, editing (what is curiously labeled) non-native English, and copyediting in a wide range of subjects (including the humanities, social sciences, and STM [science, technology, and medicine]Location: Norfolk, UK EXPERIENCE How did you get your current job?I moved continents for love, reluctantly leavingContinue reading “Interview 16: Ayesha Chari”

Interview 14: Kassel Pierre-Jean

Years editing: 15Job title: Senior managing editor, Digitas HealthJob description: Edits medical and pharmaceutical materials; oversees team of editorsLocation: Pennsylvania EXPERIENCE How did you get your current job?I freelanced as an editor and proofreader for seven years, and the recruiting department of my current job contacted me in 2012 to freelance for them. After IContinue reading “Interview 14: Kassel Pierre-Jean”