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Merrill Perlman

Merrill Perlman Consulting
Freelance Editor
New York, N.Y.
Merrill Perlman spent 25 years at The New York Times in jobs ranging from copy editor to director of copy desks, in charge of all 150-plus copy editors at The Times. (Both titles are, sadly, now extinct at The Times.) Now, she's a freelance editor and trains writers and editors for Poynter's NewsU and other groups. She's an adjunct assistant professor at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and a member of the American Heritage Dictionary Usage Panel. She has received the Glamann Award, the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism and the Charles R. O'Malley Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.