Hi! I am Ashley, a freelance editor based out of Charlotte, NC and I can help you create clear and concise content

About Me

A dedicated word nerd who loves reading, traveling, and the Oxford comma. A self-proclaimed perfectionist who pays extreme attention to detail and crafts concise yet distinguished content.

I am a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in journalism, specializing in editing & graphic design, and English with a minor in information systems. As a child, I found that my favorite thing to do was to curl up with a good book and experience the lives led by each character. I started my journey in the publishing world, where I learned that even the best books (and products for that matter) need a way to reach the world—so I entered the world of social media. I hope to continue telling stories and building online brands for companies. To learn more about my professional background, please view my résumé.

When I’m not at work or reading a book, I spend the majority of my time with my dog, Willow, a local rescue or traveling on the weekends. I grew up in a household full of pets (you name it; I’ve probably owned it). As a young girl, the first job I ever applied for was at the vet up the street from my house. Although I sent in my resume and a very sweet cover letter, I was politely informed that it was illegal to hire someone at the age of twelve. I didn’t let that rejection get me low. Instead, I chose to spend my extra time volunteering with rescue organizations (however, I did get to spend a few months working at a vet, and it was everything I dreamed it could be and more). I find it empowering to give a voice to those who do not have one. I hope to one day be able to get more involved with rescues organizations.

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What I Do

I offer a one-stop shop for all of your creative content needs, freeing up your time and resources.

Copy Editing

Actively work with clients to polish and hone their content utilizing the correct spelling, punctuation, grammar, and terminology.

Proofreading

The final line of defense — review completed products before publication to detect and correct production errors of text or art.

Copy Writing

Research, write, and transform ideas into words for manuscripts, publications, and blogs, among others.

Social Media

Manage Social Media marketing campaigns and day-to-day activities, including creating, curating, and managing all published social media content and correspondence.

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Get in Touch

I offer a one-stop shop for all of your creative content needs, freeing up your time and resources.

ashley.russell@alumni.unc.edu

Connect

Stalk me or just say a hi!