Kelly Kling

Editing, Writing, Photography, Mixed Media

I am a Texas State University alumna with an extensive background in the written word in all facets, including advertising, content creation, news and publishing. With a bachelor's degree in public relations and minors in sociology and writing, I am your woman for all types of client-facing content in ATX.

 

Yours Truly

  • Austinite from Baton Rouge.

  • Writer and editor by day, singer and dancer by night.

  • Avid horror movie fan.

  • Lover of animals, water, sun, seafood and a good time involving all of the above.

 

Resume

 

Razorfish

Senior Associate Proofreader/Copywriter
November 2017 - Present

As a proofreader for Razorfish, I ensure the accuracy, consistency and quality user experience of all materials we send to our major bank client including wireframes, copy decks and presentation decks. I provide feedback directly to designers and other copywriters in order to deliver polished products to our client. I also provide proofreading services to other client teams and take on copywriting tasks as needed.

The Pen is Mightier Content Creators, LLC

Copywriter/Editor
May 2019 - Present

As a copywriter and editor for The Pen is Mightier Content Creators, LLC, I write and edit website, blog and social media copy for all kinds of clients. I utilize Basecamp to keep track of assignments and give feedback to writers to improve the various written products we deliver.

Vertical Axion

Copy Editor/Article Writer
August 2016 - January 2018

As a copy editor for Vertical Axion, I edited articles on a wide range of topics and scheduled them to post to the various blogs of the company's clients. Previously an article writer, I wrote articles on an array of subjects in the business and technology world.

Gannett (Formerly Gatehouse Media)

Proofreader
November 2015 - October 2017

As a proofreader for Gatehouse Media, I inspected the pages of hundreds of newspapers across the country for correct spelling, grammar, design and Associated Press style. I worked directly with other proofreaders and designers to ensure that the best possible products were published on their strict deadlines.

Beckham's Cube: Overcoming
Anxiety and Depression

Contributing Editor
April 2013 - September 2014

As counselor and author Michael Beckham's contributing editor, I ghost-wrote his book based on his lectures and helped him organize and title the chapters. Beckham's Cube: Overcoming Anxiety and Depression is now available on Amazon.com

Texas State University Student
Learning Assistance Center 

Writing Tutor
August 2013 - July 2015

As a writing tutor for Texas State University's Student Learning Assistance Center, I helped students perfect the grammar, spelling and organization of any and all types of writing assignments. I built relationships with my clients that helped us both excel as students.

The University Star

Copy Editor
September 2012 - May 2014

As a copy editor for The University Star newspaper, I edited news, editorials, sports and many other types of stories for factual accuracy, grammatical correctness and adherence to the Associated Press Stylebook. I also acted as the Copy Desk Chief's assistant and covered her lead shifts in the event of her absence.

Freelance Writing and Resume Editing

Ongoing

As a freelance writer, I write short and long-form pieces of all kinds for various online magazines and Medium publications. My online writing portfolio containing these and other pieces can be found here. As a freelance resume editor, I take clients' resumes at any stage and improve their grammar, structure, formatting and consistency.

Photography

Ongoing

I specialize in college graduates and scenery.

 

Testimonials

"Kelly took my resume and sparkled it up! My husband's resume also got lots more hits after she put some pizzazz in it."

Renee T.

"Kelly has helped me edit several major papers throughout my undergraduate studies at The University of Texas. Every time she did, she was super thorough and thoughtful. She caught things that I didn’t even know were issues. I highly recommend her services."

Aryn J.

"If you need any help with your resume or cover letter, Kelly is amazing! She did mine yesterday and I already have 5 potential leads for jobs!!"

Kelsye C.

 
 

Contact

Contact me to discuss opportunities, or just to chat! I look forward to working with you.

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