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Audio & Video Equipment Technician


Larchmont, NY

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Career Highlights: Supervised and streamlined both the editing and publication of Jean Milone's Under a Black Star in collaboration with iUniverse and the editing of Vista Higher Learning's textbook Sentieri: Attraverso l'Italia contemporanea plus all of its ancillaries Marketed and sold McGraw-Hill publishing rights for You Already Know Italian and Spanish in Plain English oversaw production of the two manuscripts into book form from heavy editing/writing/rewriting to camera-ready electronic files * Expertly administered the editing, as a whole or in part, of titles by Peter Delius Verlag GmbH & Co KG, Heinle & Heinle/Thomson Learning, Houghton Mifflin, Random House, and Salesiana Publishers * Spearheaded a staff of translators, editors, designers, compositors, and support personnel in the translation of 600K words from English into Spanish, editing of translation for publication, and production of it into book form up to finished disk in a period of four months, which led to the development of Holt, Rinehart & Winston's sixth- to twelfth-grade program titled Elements of English Literature/Spanish Resources intended to help Spanish-speaking students with limited English proficiency to cope with classes while preparing to make the transition into English Led a team of editors, designers, and compositors in the production of books for Salesiana Publishers from manuscript to bound books, including books on St. John Bosco and Carl G. Jung Spearheaded the production of several Italian and Spanish grammars, verb books, and vocabulary books for Berlitz Publishing, from manuscript to finished disk, in collaboration with editors, copyeditors, proofreaders, designers, and compositors * Administered the production of several books from manuscript to finished disk for John Wiley & Sons, including foreign language books and cookbooks * Ensured alignment of developmental editing of Prentice Hall/Simon & Schuster Education Group's Juntos, a major Spanish foreign language program at the high school level and was subsequently brought in-house with own editors to comanage, develop, and produce the series from within * Managed the entire production from concept to finished product of a 3-hour audiocassette-plus-booklet business foreign language program in French, German, Japanese, and Spanish planned and developed six titles in ESL Played a pivotal role in the successful production of a leading language arts program for Macmillan/McGraw-Hill School Division, designed to enhance writing and composition skills for kindergarten through eighth-grade students * Played multifaceted roles as literary agent for authors of fiction and nonfiction manuscripts, and as foreign publisher representative for Italian publishers of reference and nonfiction books Earlier Career * Editorial Director, Foreign Languages * AMSCO School Publications, New York, NY Senior Editor (soon to be Executive Editor) * Prentice Hall/Simon & Schuster Education Group, Engelwood Cliffs, NJ


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(Confidential) Founder/Director / - Present
(Confidential) Consultant, Project Manager/Editor / - Present
(Confidential) Consultant * Scribner's Educational Publishing Editor * Barron's Educational Series / - Present




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