Resume of Deborah Bishop


Deborah has over 25 years of editing and writing experience as an entrepreneur and as a professional in the business community.

Business copyediting projects include: brochures, case studies, manuals, marketing materials, newsletters, press releases, proposals, reports, web/blog content, and white papers.

Personal editing projects include: books (fiction and non-fiction), manuscripts, memoirs, and screenplays.

Professional writing (and ghostwriting) projects include: articles, audio/video training films, children’s books, instructional manuals, novels, screenplays, and short stories.


  • Trainex/Medcom
  • Public Broadcast Television (KOCE)
  • IEEE Computer Society
  • Society for Information Display (SID)
  • World Floor Covering Association (WFCA)
  • Association for Computer Operations Management (AFCOM)
  • Coast Guard Auxiliary
  • PickWorld Magazine
  • Salem Press (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Clark Net Incorporated


  • As an entrepreneur, she started several small businesses including, but not limited to: freelance writing and editing; public relations; and e-commerce sites.
  • As lead editor for a Fortune 500 multinational corporation, she wrote and edited training manuals and films for paramedical and healthcare professionals.
  • As a writer for public television, she created college-level courses. In addition, she has written screenplays, novels, short stories, and a children’s book. She has also ghostwritten several non-fiction books for psychologists and health practitioners.
  • As executive director for an international professional association, she expanded the membership base, automated the home office, implemented the objectives of the board of directors, and coordinated conferences and conventions.
  • As communications specialist for numerous mid-sized businesses, she strengthened company image, defined brand, increased membership, organized and coordinated trade shows, wrote press releases, and created effective and unique newsletters and brochures.
  • As editorial consultant for a contract engineering and manufacturing firm, she designed the website and brand, developed a social media marketing strategy and campaign, and wrote web content.


  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Government
  • High-Technology
  • Interior Design
  • Medical / Healthcare
  • Nonprofits
  • Psychology
  • Real Estate
  • Trade Associations


  • Advertising & Promotions Manager
  • Business / Book Editor
  • Communications Specialist
  • Consultant / Coach
  • Corporate Executive
  • Entrepreneur
  • Event Planner / Coordinator
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Professional Writer
  • Public Relations
  • Published Author


BA, University of California, Irvine                                                         Postgraduate, UCLA Film School


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