I'm a journalist and book editor who offers a nose for news, an ear for language, and an eye for detail gleaned from 30 years of eclectic publishing experience. My business provides writing and editing services to news media, publishers, and individuals. Together, we produce projects with purpose, power, and personality.
I've recently relocated to bonny Providence, Rhode Island. Have ticket, will travel.
* As of November, I am employed part time as editor of the Parent Resources section of the webzine Mad in America. I'm thrilled to be able to apply my diverse media skills to advancing discussion of mental health reform.
* This fall, an article about Doctors Without Borders that I wrote for Biography magazine in 2000 is a course reading for a poli sci class at the University of Nebraska-Kearney!
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FAIR.org (May 1, 2019)
This feature analyses mainstream press coverage of the Green New Deal resolution introduced by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey. As I write, " While the resolution was a radical departure from politics as usual, most corporate media filtered coverage of the “Green New Deal” (GND) through the lens of conventional expectations."
Mercy for Animals: One Man's Quest to Inspire Compassion and Improve the Lives of Farm Animals by Nathan Runkle with Gene Stone (Avery [an imprint of Penguin], 2017)
A look at animal welfare and factory farming in the United States from the founder of Mercy For Animals, an international organization dedicated to preventing cruelty to farmed animals and promoting compassionate food choices and policies.
I contributed research and performed developmental editing and line editing on several iterations of the manuscript.
"Miranda can always be counted on for insightful, accurate and challenging copy --meaning she's an editor's dream. Miranda is a sharp analyst and a seasoned journalist with a unique voice."
— Jennifer Pozner, Executive Director & Founder, Women In Media & News (WIMN)
“I have hired Miranda countless times to edit books as well as magazine articles and other works–-she is the best freelance editor I know of, and I hope to work with her again–often.”
— Gene Stone, author of 40 books