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Moncton, NB, Canada
November 10, 2018

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Leona B. Hunt, BA, proofreader

You write it. I right it.

As a retired teacher and librarian with plenty of research, administrative, and proofreading experience, I offer a wide range of knowledge and professional proofreading skills. From nerve-racking résumés to boring policy manuals, websites to term papers, I can help you perfect your text for a confident publication or submission.


* excellent proofreading skills

* basic editing skills

* website beta testing

* exceptional organizational skills

* excellent attention to detail

* commitment- and deadline-focused

* project-oriented mindset

* comfortable working independently or in a team environment

* native English speaker (Canadian)

* CMOS proficiency

* iAnnotate, MS Word "Track Changes," and Google Docs "Suggesting Mode"

* self-motivated, lifelong learner

* MS Office, Google Drive, Dropbox, and WordPress (basic web design)

Professional Experience

*freelance proofreading, editing, and website testing “Here for You” - Proofreading Services

* school librarian @ Bernice MacNaughton High School, Moncton, NB

* library technician @ LM Services Ltd. Partnership (law firm), Toronto, ON

*research assistant for Dr. Gayle MacDonald, St. Thomas University, NB

Other Ventures


* volunteer proofreader, digitizing public domain books @ Distributed Proofreaders (Gutenberg Project)

* volunteer proofreader, blog proofreading @ Canadian Coalition of Christian Charities (CCCC)

* volunteer worship leader, proofreading PowerPoint text for a large audience, Second North River Baptist, NB

*administrator, local Facebook bulletin board (Salisbury Happenings) Salisbury, NB


* volunteer administrative assistant (Second North River Baptist, NB)

* developed & managed a local CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program

*home educator of two children/teens for eleven years

* volunteer editor of a non-profit community newspaper (the Outreach Connection, Toronto)


2018 General Proofreading: Theory and Practice™ Certificate

2017 Kingswood University Old Testament Survey A+

1996-1997 University of Toronto Library sciences (half completed)

1991-1995 St. Thomas University BA sociology First Place Dist. with Honours

1988-1991 Oromocto High School Honours French Language Certificate


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Name: Leona Hunt


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