• Lois ​M. Baron

    Baron Editorial Services

    Content. It's blog posts, articles, nonfiction books, white papers, web copy, reports, brochures, Facebook posts, novels, product descriptions, case studies, press releases, newsletters, annual reports, and anything else read in print or online. It's long and short. It has different tones and different vocabulary for different audiences.

     

    Whether you need it produced, rearranged, or cleaned up, you’ve come to the right place. I make you look good.

     

    Bonus: I’m calm and fun to work with.

  • Skills

    If it involves words, count on me to get it right.

    Feature & News Writing

    Reporting and writing articles.

    My writing has appeared in such print and online publications as the Washington Post, Psychology Today, Women's Day, and  Discovery.com.

    Editing

    Making sure your meaning is clear and all the mechanics—punctuation, usage, grammar—are correct. I’ve worked on magazines, reports, white papers, academic and trade books, brochures, newsletters, catalogs, websites, memoirs, annual reports, and more.

    Copywriting

    Persuading people to engage with a company. Online content is a specialty. Websites I've written include YogaForYou.strikingly.com, NovaCyclingSensei.strikingly.com, and

    BaronBakery.com.

     

    Technical Skills

    • Chicago, Associated Press, New York Times, GPO, MLA, and APA styles
    • InDesign
    • Photoshop
    • MS Office
    • Social media platforms
    • Canva
    • Content management systems
  • Recommendations

    The word around town.

    Lisa McCormack

    Consultant

    “I've relied on Lois for the past two decades to edit projects ranging from an award-winning magazine to the annual reports to Congress for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. We nicknamed her ‘The Goddess’ because, quite simply, Lois is the best.”

    Stephen M. Lovett

    CEO, Softwood Lumber Board

    “We very much appreciate your excellent work.”

  • Experience

    Some of the publications and organizations I’ve worked for.

    Washington Post

    Freelance Writer

    Food, Real Estate, Weekend, Outlook, Magazine, Style

    Discovery.com

    Freelance Writer, Columnist

    Lifestyle articles, column on working with a nutritionist

    Washingtonian,
    Europe, Mortgage Banker, ProSales

    Temp Managing Editor

    Long-term temporary assignments

    Institute for Medicaid Innovation

    Writer, Editor

    Compendium of best practices, obesity tool kit

    Softwood Lumber Board

    Copyeditor

    Newsletter

     

    Georgetown University Press

    Copyeditor

    Academic books

     

    Potomac Books

    Editor, Ghostwriter

    Trade books

     

    Military Times

    Copyeditor

    Weekly newspapers

     

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  • Let’s Chat

    I’d love to help with your project. Let’s talk about how your needs and my skills mesh.

    Arlington, Virginia
    703-919-8101
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