Longtime copyeditor and proofreader whose experience lies primarily in marketing and professional services (namely, finance).She has edited everything from equity research and industry reports to direct mail collateral, web copy, blog posts and nonfiction book manuscripts. As a result, she is familiar with the jargon typical of a number of industries, including health care, technology, insurance, travel, leisure, retail, global services and more. Her writing style tends toward the formal, though she is capable of editing content to achieve any desired tone. Her end-clients over the years have included Radisson Blu, Google, Aon, Groupon, FedEx, McCain Foods and the American Medical Association.
Based in Chicago, Maria is well versed in Chicago and Associated Press style guidelines, but she can quickly adapt to other styles, too.