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Monday, December 9, 2013 - 12:35pmDawn McIlvain Stahl0
Healthy Catalyst is looking for a senior editor to join its marketing team in Salt Lake City, Utah. Health Catalyst, formerly Health Quality Catalyst, was founded in 2008 and now employs more than 130 people, providing data warehouse and analytics software for hospitals, clinics, and healthcare systems.
The senior editor will conceive, research, assign, manage, write, edit, and proofread a variety of technical but dynamic materials, including for print, Web, e-books, and video.
This fulltime position requires a bachelor’s degree; 7 years’ professional editing experience; healthcare writing experience; content marketing experience and skills, including the ability to write for SEO, develop and direct social media...Read More »B2B, DMS, editor jobs, featured job post, Health Catalyst, healthcare industry, Marketing Copy, Salt Lake City, Technical Editing, Utah, writing jobs
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 9:35amMark Allen0
Are you having trouble finding the perfect $150 gift for that copyeditor on your list? If that copyeditor happens to be me, I have a suggestion. If not, I have two suggestions.
Harvard University Press has announced that the Dictionary of American Regional English is available digitally by subscription, with individual subscriptions at $150. The dictionary's web interface makes it great fun to use. It has maps, quotes with the word in context, audio pronunciations, and a display of alphabetical neighbors to the word, recreating a print dictionary’s ability...Read More »
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 6:55amErin Brenner0
Featured Topic: Old Words, New Words, Problems Words
Is freshmen binge-watching TV shows the new status quo? In today’s News Roundup.
- “The Freshperson Problem”: Can we come up with a nonsexist alternative to freshman? (Lingua Franca)
- “Word Watch 2013: ‘Binge-Watch’”: On Demand, Netflix, and other digital entertainment services have given us a new way to watch TV and a new word to go with it. (Dictionary.com)
- “What the Romans Did for Us: English Words of Latin Origin”: Latin has bequeathed us many words, including status quo, QED, and ...
Friday, December 6, 2013 - 5:01pmDawn McIlvain Stahl0
Copyeditors rarely need an excuse to hunker down and play with words, but as a major winter storm continues to stalk across the U.S., we’re inviting everyone to stay inside and playing along.
The following doublets game tells a hidden tale. Can you flesh out the story of the eager winter hero whose foray into the storm leads back to warmer and more comfortable adventures?
To solve the doublets puzzle: Use the first clue to answer the first four-letter word. For the remaining words (also four letters each), find the word that fits the clue and can be created by changing only one letter of the previous word. [Difficulty level: Easy to moderate]
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_______ not warm
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