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Malecia Walker

Malecia Walker

Staff Editor, live copy desk

The New York Times

Greater New York City Area, us

I have nearly 20 years of experience as a journalist, mostly as a copy editor and layout editor. I have worked in national and international news, local news, arts and entertainment, travel and business. Passing my knowledge on to young people and journalism educators energizes me. When I worked in Kansas City, I taught or c...

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The New York Times

Staff Editor, live copy desk

I edit articles for grammar, syntax and factual accuracy for multiple sections of the paper (national, international, business, sports), mostly for its website, NYTimes.com. I also edit breaking news for the site. I fill in as the deputy slot (approving final edits) as needed, and sometimes split the duties of copy editing and slotting during my shift.

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Freelance Editor

I'm available evenings and weekends for a variety of work for firms and individuals, including books, articles, and B2B (business-to-business) and B2C (business-to-consumer) communications. I edited promotional copy, surveys, and other copy as needed for a New York City communications firm.