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Katherine Pachnos

Publishing Experience

American Psychological Association, New York, NY ~ Editorial Consultant

The College Board, New York, NY ~ Freelance Copyeditor

American Society of Clinical Oncology, Alexandria, VA ~ Freelance Editor

Macmillan Learning, New York, NY ~ Freelance Development Editor


O'Donnell Learn, Stamford, CT ~ Freelance Editor


Macmillan Learning, New York, NY ~ Associate Editor


St. Martin’s Press, New York, NY ~ Editorial Intern


Hofstra University English Department, Hempstead, NY ~ Peer Teacher in Book Editing


University of Western Australia Publishing, Perth, Australia ~ Intern


DeFiore and Company, New York, NY ~ Intern



  • Copyediting

  • Development editing

  • Manuscript preparation

  • Proofreading



  • Copywriting

  • Essay writing

  • Ghostwriting



  • Academic research

  • Accuracy checking

  • Fact-checking

  • Permissions assessments

  • Photo research


  • Adobe (Acrobat Pro, InDesign, Photoshop)

  • Google (Docs, Drive, Sheets, Slides)

  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word)

  • PC and Mac fluency

  • Social media management

Style Guides:

  • AMA

  • AP

  • APA

  • Australian

  • Chicago

  • MLA


Publishing Software/Sites: 

  • Edelweiss

  • IBM Cognos

  • Klopotek

  • LRPC

  • Nielsen BookScan

  • Publishers Marketplace


  • Title Management

  • Track Changes


  • Spanish (professional working proficiency)


Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Bachelor of Arts in English Literature & Publishing and Global Studies

Minor in Music

GPA: 3.99

Honors: Honors College, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, Sigma Tau Delta

Awards: Department of Global Studies & Geography Book Award, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library Undergraduate Research Award, Outstanding Senior Scholar, Phi Beta Kappa Book Award

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