EDITING WORK

Darby has worked as an editor by profession for 10+ years; she began as an editor/creator of the Modern Teen Magazine, a magazine that featured student-written material from the youth at the Martha's Table Teen Program in Washington, DC. From there, she was hired as a Writer/Editor for the District Department of Transportation, where she worked for four years editing correspondence, pamphlets, booklets, memos, and other important material stemming from the Office of the Director. She then served as the Public Affairs Specialist for the D.C. Department of Corrections, where she regularly edited the bi-monthly newsletter, all official printed materials, press releases, open letters, the website content and more. Darby also previously worked as an editor for The Scholar's Journal, a quarterly e-newlsetter produced by the Board of Directors of the non-profit scholarship organization, The Tripod Foundation. She now works as the senior managing editor for The Council of State Governments Justice Center, where she manages editorial priorities for the organization and serves as lead editor for some of its most complex projects.

 

Editing services are offered at a fair rate per hour.

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This 160 page discussion paper was edited by Darby for the CSG Justice Center. The paper identifies key questions and issues every policymaker should consider when seeking to help people leaving prison and jail connect to needed mental health and substance use treatment & highlights examples of local practices and legislative/ administrative actions. Darby managed the content through multiple stages of production & conducted high level editing to improve organization, clarity, and impact.

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