Liz Scott

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Communications professional with extensive experience in delivering information to both consumer-based and business-to-business audiences. Have written for blogs, websites, magazines, newspapers, business publications and manuals, internal and external newsletters and e-newsletters, and video games. Recognized for the ability to rapidly deliver clean and clear communications to clients' specifications and to quickly adapt to changes in messaging requirements.


1998 – PRESENT


Marketing Communications, Informa, Business and Pharma Intelligence (2016 – present)

  • Collaborate with Marketing team to create promotional emails and website content, publicizing products related to analytics and analysis within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Create dynamic copy to drive traffic to products and websites
  • Promote new brand launch via informative emails and other marketing materials

Editorial Solutions Manager/Communications Manager for Wolters Kluwer Health, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a medical publishing company (2004 – 2013)

  • Designed, wrote and edited ongoing customer communications: drafted and edited content for email newsletters, web-pages, presentations, technical documentation, marketing materials, etc.
  • Developed and implemented comprehensive communication plan for Editorial Solutions, a group serving as the link between Technology and hundreds of editorial office customers and internal employees
  • Wrote, edited, proofread and distributed internal and customer-facing newsletters and other correspondence, monthly executive reports, procedural documents, presentations, RFP’s

North American Content Manager, Megatouch, makers of popular touch-screen video games (1996 – 2004)

  • Wrote and distributed press releases to trade publications; interviewed subjects, adapted technical language for a non-technical readership

Quiz Content
Content Manager/Trivia Writer, Megatouch (1996 – 2004, 2013), a popular and prevalent bar top touchscreen video game unit 

  • Researched, edited and wrote over 30,000+ entertaining and accurate trivia questions and other puzzle content for games including Trivia Whiz, Mystery Phrase, Word Safari, Photo Hunt
  • Worked independently to organize schedules and produce quality content for periodic release
  • Extensive creative use of online research resources and search engines

Writer/Editor, AMI Entertainment (2014 – present)

  • Develop and author quiz questions through extensive fact-finding and research. Investigate esoteric subjects and construct compelling copy for mobile and social-based trivia games
  • Edit databases of quiz questions for accuracy; modify content to maximize entertainment value and playability

Test Question Writer, Shmoop (2015)

  • Synthesized academic text for creation of high-school level quiz and test questions for online education portal
  • Wrote questions according to level of difficulty rubric, adhering to Common Core standards for some states

Advertorial writer for Gannett media and marketing solutions’ NJ Daily Deal/Deal Chicken (2010 – 2011)

  • Drove online sales of local “Daily Deals” with humorous, informative advertising copy in the style of Groupon
  • Interviewed business owners to gather relevant information and identify unique aspects of local businesses
  • Filed ad copy electronically under tight deadlines

Humor blogger for, a Tribune Company entertainment website (2005 – 2006)

  • Composed entertaining, humorous reality TV recaps to post online within two hours of shows airing
  • Posts were 99% error-free and needed little to no additional editing after submission

Blogger for AOL’s,  a lifestyle website for young, professional women (2008 – 2009)

  • Stimulated page views by composing humorous articles on a variety of topics including dating, etiquette, “weird news” 
  • Researched topics, interviewed subject-matter experts, electronically filed stories under short deadlines

Contributing writer to “Philadelphia Style” & “DC Style”, metropolitan-area lifestyle magazines  (2005 – 2008)

  • Interviewed subjects, verified facts, composed copy for a variety of print articles covering film, gambling, food & drink, beauty, events, and others

Freelance stringer/articles writer for the “Bucks County Courier Times” newspaper (1998 – 2000)

  • Authored a continuing series of real-estate feature articles
  • Served as a correspondent covering municipal meetings and public events

Humor writer for `Cape May Ads` advertising flier (2004)

  • Authored history and trivia pieces on everything from boxing to nuts

Comedy writer for “Know it All Larry” by Brooklyn Games (2002 – 2003)

  • Researched and wrote entertaining, humorous trivia questions for children's Gameboy Advance video game

Editing and Localizing
Freelance Editor/Localizer for, an overseas software and communications firm  (2000 – 2003)

  • Edited and localized text written by foreign writers for U.S. readership
  • Adapted technical information for a non-technical audience


Wolters Kluwer Health, PhiladelphiaPA   
2004 – 2013

Manager, Editorial Solutions (2007 – 2013) Led and Managed day-to-day operations of software and workflow support and analysis team consisting of three Business Process Analysts and four Editorial Coordinators for a medical publishing company

Achieved 99% customer satisfaction levels • Doubled size of the department, expanding customer-focused services to provide comprehensive editorial support • Interviewed and hired new team members • Evaluated work performance, coached members in improved performance and career development • Successfully project managed eight major editorial initiatives, many ongoing and concurrent

Communications Manager (2006 -- 2007) Planned, prepared and delivered key messages to appropriate internal and external audiences

Maintained positive customer relationships as the central point of contact for over 250 medical journal offices • Proactively corresponded with customers to evaluate customer service issues and manage to positive outcomes • Led customer-facing website redesign project; provided content and collaborated with web developer vendors to design and successfully launch • Standardized and maintained customer survey program, benchmarked results and regularly reported to stakeholders

Solutions Manager (2004 -- 2006) Acted as a link between editorial customers and technical teams to develop software and workflow solutions for medical journals.

Successfully managed $1+ million software rollout for over 250 medical journal offices • Responsible for ongoing, effective customer communication and internal communication •  Built customer support/consultation department from the ground up • Identified customer pain points and worked with vendor partner to customize software solutions • Developed emergency communication plan for notification of system downtime and other emergencies • Developed, recorded and implemented process improvements with cross-departmental functionality

Merit Industries, Inc., BensalemPA
1996 – 2004

North American Content Development Manager (2001 -- 2004) Supervised a  five person team in creating and accurately editing thousands of new trivia questions, word-based puzzles and photo content for release every six months

Taught writing skills, guided team members through creative development process  • Successfully managed multiple projects from inception to completion, including budgeting, scheduling and allocation of staff resources • Created and implemented new product ideas, produced content for existing products •  Authored and distributed press releases to publications, conceptualized and collaborated on other marketing materials  • Established relationships with outside licensors for content, negotiated terms and conditions of contracts, maintained positive licensor relationships

BA, Communication/Journalism; Concentrations in History, Public Relations and Film Studies, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA

  • Dean’s List, all semesters  

  • Honors graduate

  • Participant in study abroad program to Glasgow, Scotland

2012 – Certificate in Proofreading and Editing, Temple University